SparkPost Selected as a 2015 Red Herring Top 100 Global Winner

Recognized for Exceptional Financial Performance, Technology Innovation, Management Quality, Strategy, and Market Penetration

SparkPost, the world’s most powerful email delivery service, today announced that it is the recipient of the Red Herring Top 100 Global award which recognizes innovations and technologies from leading private companies in North AmericaEurope, and Asia.

Since its launch one year ago, SparkPost has transformed the market for email delivery services, offering unparalleled performance, scalability, and flexibility – and has achieved the highest inbox delivery rate in the industry (98%) – for businesses of all sizes. The company’s technology currently powers more than 25 percent of the world’s legitimate email and touts global brands as customers including LinkedIn, Twitter, Zillow and Pinterest. SparkPost’s API-driven infrastructure and unrivaled white glove service have contributed to its business success and underscore the company’s commitment to continue offering the best-in-breed email delivery platform to developers, startups and global enterprises.

“Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across the globe to the Top 100 Winners. We believe SparkPost embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. SparkPost should be proud of its accomplishment.”

Red Herring’s editorial staff evaluated the companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, management quality, strategy, and market penetration. This assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the track records and standing of startups relative to their peers, allowing Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument of discovery and advocacy for the most promising new business models from around the world.

“We are honored to be selected as a Red Herring Top 100 Global company,” said Phillip Merrick, CEO of SparkPost. “This recognition further demonstrates SparkPost’s leadership in cloud-based email delivery services and email infrastructure in general. Since launching SparkPost in November 2014, we’ve garnered unparalleled success with our ever-growing customer base, comprised of global brands including Zillow, Pinterest and CareerBuilder, and look forward to receiving many more industry accolades in the future.”

About SparkPost
SparkPost is the world’s #1 email infrastructure provider. Customers including LinkedIn, Twitter, Groupon, Marketo, Zillow, Pinterest and Comcast send over 3 trillion messages a year, more than 25 percent of the world’s legitimate email. These companies chose us to provide the deliverability, speed and insight they need to drive customer engagement for their business. Follow us on Twitter @SparkPost or go to


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