Company strengthens position as the sole email and cross-channel marketing platform focused on retailers

Durham, NC – October 24, 2011 - Bronto Software, the leading marketing platform for retailers and other commerce-focused companies, announced today that the company experienced significant third quarter growth in revenue and customer wins. Bronto also reported rapid employee growth to accommodate the company’s growing roster of top e-commerce and multi-channel retailer clients.

“Retailers are starting to see the value of cross-channel messaging and now they’re seeking integrated solutions that help them take personalized marketing to the next level,” said Joe Colopy, Bronto Software CEO. “This market shift is driving Bronto’s growth across the board as an increasing number of retailers see the Bronto Marketing Platform as their solution of choice for driving revenue with both existing and new customers.”

In the third quarter Bronto welcomed aboard a steady stream of new retailer and commerce-focused clients seeking an integrated approach for growing their revenue through email, social and mobile marketing. Top brands such Asics, Deb Shops, Tervis Tumbler, CD Wow!, Brooks Running and Neutrogena joined Bronto’s client portfolio. New client growth and expanding business in existing accounts fueled significant revenue increases for Bronto. The Company’s Q3 2011 revenue increased by 44% and annual contract value was up 50% versus Q3 2010.

Bronto stepped up hiring in pace with its rapid customer and revenue growth. The company reached 100 employees in Q3 and added 16 more staff members to close the quarter with a total of 116 employees. Bronto plans to continue this pace of employee growth in Q4. In addition, Bronto completed the first phase of its 2011 office space build-out, increasing headquarters office space by 48% to 22,000 square feet and redesigning the entire office in the process.

Additional third quarter 2011 highlights:

• Strategic partnerships - Bronto announced a strategic partnership with four other best in-breed e-commerce technology companies - Magento, MyBuys, Power Reviews and Lyons Consulting Group. Together known as E5, the partnership offers a one-stop solution for e-commerce marketing.

• Awards - Bronto was again named to the Inc. 5000 list. Ranked at 1377 out of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, Bronto also ranked at number 108 in the software category and number five among software companies in North Carolina. Bronto was also named one of Best Places to Work by the Triangle Business for the second year in a row and third time all together.

• Industry leadership - Bronto hit the road this quarter, sponsoring, exhibiting or attending the following conferences: eTail East, Media Post's Social Media Insider Summit, Shop.Org’s Annual Summit and the Daily Deal Media Conference.

About Bronto Software

Bronto Software provides the leading marketing platform for retailers and other commerce-focused companies to drive revenue through email, mobile and social campaigns. Over 1000 organizations including Party City, Armani Exchange, Timex, Samsonite, and Trek Bikes rely on Bronto to increase revenue through interactive marketing. The company won the Stevie Award for Best Customer Service in 2009 and in 2010 and was named a CODiE Award Finalist for Best Marketing Solution in 2011. For more information, visit

Tom Francoeur
Topaz Partners for Bronto Software

Published on: 7:28PM on 25th October 2011