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 Download.com, "5 Cows" from Tucows.com in August 2009, the 5 star award from Soft 82 in July 2009 and the Bronze Award from TopTenReviews.com in April 2009.
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For more information or to download the latest version of Paltalk visit http://register.paltalk.com/reg/landing_pagc118.jsp?refc=110030