Signal Ranked #11 on Deloitte’s 2015 List of Fastest Growing Companies in North America

With 5,241% Revenue Growth, Signal Is Highest-Ranked Marketing Technology Company on the Deloitte 2015 Technology Fast 500 List

Signal, a global leader in real-time, people-based marketing, today announced that the company has ranked #11 on Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500, a list of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America.

Signal provides one integrated platform for marketers to collect rich first-party data, create deep customer profiles, and activate those profiles in real time to engage customers across devices and channels. The company achieved 5,241% revenue growth from 2011 to 2014, making it the #1 marketing technology company and the #4 software company on Deloitte’s list. Signal is also the highest-ranked Chicago-based company.

“Signal is honored to be recognized as one of the fastest-growing tech companies,” said Mike Sands, CEO, Signal. “Our company is growing quickly because we are solving a critical, global need for marketers today: the need to engage with their customers in the right place, with the right message, in real time, and at scale. This recognition on the Technology Fast 500 list underscores our success in helping brands and publishers achieve true, people-based marketing.”

The Technology Fast 500 is a leading technology awards program, honoring technological innovation, entrepreneurship, and rapid growth. The ranking continues Signal’s strong momentum, which includes triple-digit revenue growth every year since inception, more than 15,000 clients across the U.S., APAC, EMEA, and South America, and other high-profile awards such as the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award®. Signal ranked #51 on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list.

2015 Technology Fast 500 companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 109% to 21,984% from 2011 to 2014, with an average growth of 850%. Complete results of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 can be found at

For more information about Signal and how to achieve real-time, people-based marketing, visit here.

About Signal

Signal is a global leader in real-time people-based marketing. With one platform, Signal’s integrated technology combines data collection, persistent identification, data onboarding and media activation for real-time cross-channel engagement. By leveraging Signal’s platform, brands and publishers gain immediate knowledge of buyers, access to high quality audiences and a simplified activation process to engage consumers within minutes of recognition.

Today, Signal’s technology runs on more than 45,000 digital properties in 158 countries. The platform facilitates billions of data requests monthly, supporting top brands around the world that generate more than $1.5 trillion in commerce, including Allstate, Audi, Crate & Barrel, JetBlue Airways, Starcom MediaVest Group, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and many more.

Signal has been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including being named the third-fastest growing software company in the country, and the 51st-fastest growing company overall, on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list. Visit to learn more and follow Signal on LinkedIn and Twitter.

About Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500

Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2011 to 2014.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.

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Originally published November 13, 2015

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