SparkPost Short-Listed as a Recipient of the 2015 Red Herring 100 Global Award

Selected From Over 1,000 Companies Representing More Than 40 Nations

SparkPost, the world’s most powerful email delivery service, today announced that it has been short-listed as a contender for Red Herring’s 2015 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year’s most successful and far-reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs from across the globe.

The Red Herring editorial team selected the companies demonstrating the most innovative technologies and business models originating from over 1,000 companies from more than 40 nations. These companies, representing past Red Herring AsiaEurope and North America award winners, are judged on a range of qualitative and quantitative metrics, including but not limited to, technology innovation, financial performance, growth criterion, management’s execution standards, potential globalization of the strategy, and market share improvement.

SparkPost was founded with the goal of revolutionizing cloud-based email delivery for businesses of all sizes, and has quickly become known for its innovation and unmatched level of service. SparkPost’s ever-growing list of customers include some of the world’s most prolific email senders including CareerBuilder, Zillow and Pinterest. With its world-renowned technology offerings, SparkPost is poised for consistent growth and continued dominance in the marketplace.

Since its introduction as the premier cloud-based email platform, SparkPost has made significant inroads in the email space, with underlying technology that powers more than 25 percent of the world’s legitimate email. In addition, SparkPost provides the highest message delivery rates in the industry, with performance and scalability to suit companies ranging from local startups to global enterprises.

“Technology companies are becoming the bright spot in the economic outlook based on their increasing role within macro-economic environments,” stated Alex Vieux, Red Herring chairman. “2015 has demonstrated the sector’s vibrant activity and its contribution to the global economic recovery. An unprecedented number of entrepreneurs are jumping ahead of the competition and making a difference. Constant breakthroughs make recent developments obsolete faster than ever before. SparkPost is performing exceptionally well in its field and strongly deserves to be singled out as one of the Red Herring Global finalists. At this stage, we are left with the daunting task to select the best qualified companies for the 2015 Top 100 Global Award.”

“It’s an honor to be short-listed for the Red Herring Top 100 Global award and we are proud of the dedication shown by our team – they are the cornerstone of our success,” said SparkPost CEO Phillip Merrick. “We are committed to offering best-in-class services to our customers. Industry accolades such as this validate our keen focus on providing companies of all sizes with the tools they need to ensure successful email communication and engagement.”

The Top 100 winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony on November 19.

About Red Herring 
Red Herring is a global media company that unites the world’s best high-technology innovators, venture investors and business decision-makers in a variety of forums, including print, online and exclusive events worldwide. Red Herring provides an insider’s access to the global innovation economy, identifying new and innovative technology companies and entrepreneurs. Its Red Herring 100 awards for North AmericaEurope, Asia and Global have recognized more than 5,000 companies in their early stages, including Baidu, Google, eBay and Skype. For more information, please go to:

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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