Search Laboratory recently announced that it ranked number 388 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2012 list, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in EMEA. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over five years and Search Laboratory grew 380 percent during this period.
Search Laboratory?s CEO, Ian Harris credits the company?s scientific, ethical and consumer-centric approach and its experience in competitive sectors such as luxury fashion, travel and high-tech B2B as its reasons for achieving 380% revenue growth over the past five years. High demand for its services has allowed Search Laboratory to grow headcount from 7 to 132 in the same period. Ian Harris commented; ?Our approach to search marketing is transparent, auditable and results-driven. Clients like this scientific approach because it means they know what they are getting for their spend and can see tangible results from the service we provide.?
“Making the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 is commendable in today?s highly competitive technology industry,” said David Halstead, Deloitte United Kingdom, partner in charge of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA programme. “We congratulate Search Laboratory on being one of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in the region.”
The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 focuses on technology businesses and Search Laboratory?s bespoke PPC (Pay-Per-Click) bid management software BidLab? is at the heart of its paid search offering. Its clients, who range in size from SME?s to multinational household brands benefit from BidLab?s ability to drive greater returns from paid advertising on the search engines like Google.
?Search Laboratory and the other 2012 Technology Fast 500 winners forged ahead in a challenging economic environment to realise exceptional growth,? said David Halstead. “We commend Search Laboratory for this impressive accomplishment. Achieving sustained revenue growth of 380% over five years is a tremendous achievement.?