Inc 5000 names Paltalk One of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

New York, NY (PressExposure) September 01, 2009 -- Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with over 4 million active members, today announced it has earned the position of 3,654 on the 2009 Inc. 5000, Inc.'s annual ranking of the fastest growing private companies in America. Paltalk ranks #48 within the Inc. 5000 "Media" category with three-year sales growth of 63.8%. This is Paltalk's second consecutive year to be ranked in Inc's top 5000 category.

The Inc. 5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy-- America's independent entrepreneurs. A key requirement for earning a placement on the list is the rate of earnings growth between 2005 through 2008, (to qualify, companies must be able to demonstrate four full calendar years of sales). Additional requirements included: being U.S.-based, privately held, for profit and independent. The companies could be not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies -- as of December 31, 2008.

"We are thrilled and honored to be recognized by Inc.," said Judy Shapiro, Paltalk's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "We continue to work to be the best destination for video chat communication and video chat communities. This recognition, in combination with our other recent awards, continues to reaffirm our strength in the market driven by our passion to deliver value to our customers."

In addition to the Inc. 5000 award, Paltalk received 4 stars from CNET's, "5 Cows" from in August 2009, the 5 star award from Soft 82 in July 2009 and the Bronze Award from in April 2009.

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About Paltalk

Paltalk, is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video based communities and continues to grow since it was launched in 1998. Paltalk now boasts millions of active members with nearly 100,000 people simultaneously chatting in rooms engaged in lively dialogues, meeting new friends, trading stock tips, singing karaoke, and attending family reunions. The Paltalk community is vibrant due to the high quality of the room environments supported by a range of free moderation tools.

In addition, Paltalk delivers original programming geared to the interests of the community. Paltalk Interactive events have hosted such entertainment celebrities as William Shatner and radio personalities Opie and Anthony, among others. Paltalk supports IM pals on AOL, Yahoo, and ICQ and is available as a free download.
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