November 16, 2022

Attentive Named to the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Fastest-Growing Companies in North America List for the Second Year

Revenue growth is attributed to meaningful return on investment brands see with SMS-first commerce model

New York, NY– November 16, 2022 – Attentive, the conversational commerce platform, today announced it was selected for the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech companies in North America. Due to continual adoption of two-way communications by brands and consumers, Attentive grew over 4,000% from 2018 to 2021, and is on the list for the second year in a row. 

“Attentive helps over 5,000 brands globally like Celebrity Cruises, CB2, and Reebok drive increased engagement and revenue through SMS marketing,” said Brian Long, CEO and co-founder of Attentive. “The recognition by Deloitte for the second year is a true testament to the dedication that our team, customers, and partners have to continually innovate the Attentive platform that brings the level of personalization that consumers expect and love.” 

Attentive drives $55 in sales for every $1 spent on the platform and in 2021, Attentive drove over $10 billion in total SMS revenue for businesses, as text message has become the default way consumers talk to brands. Over the last year, the company has launched powerful innovations in conversational commerce, such as Attentive Concierge for real-time, two-way conversations that combines AI-assistance and live agents, and Text-to-Buy to convert browsers into buyers.

Overall, 2022 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 241% to 125,138% from 2018 to 2021, with median growth of 611%.

About Attentive

Attentive®is the leader in conversational commerce, reinventing business to consumer communication. Our SMS-first software platform helps everyone from entrepreneurs to enterprises strengthen relationships with their consumers in a new way. Through two-way, real-time, personalized communications, we drive billions in e-commerce revenue and over 5,000 leading brands like CB2, Pura Vida, Urban Outfitters, and Jack in the Box rely on Attentive to deliver powerful commerce experiences.

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About the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™

Now in its 28th year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, 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 2018 to 2021.

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