Tapad Honored as a Crain’s Fast 50 Company for Third Consecutive Year

Leading Cross-Device Marketing Technology Company Again Named Among New York City’s Fastest Growing Businesses

NEW YORK – Tapad, the leader in cross-device marketing technology, has been named a 2016 Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 company. The annual Fast 50 list recognizes New York’s fastest-growing businesses that display remarkable growth over a three-year period. This is the third consecutive year Tapad has made the Crain’s Fast 50 list, landing at number 37 in 2016. Tapad was acquired by Telenor in February, 2016.

“Being recognized for a third consecutive year by Crain’s prestigious Fast 50 list is both a great honor and source of inspiration for the entire Tapad team,” said Are Traasdahl, Tapad founder and CEO. “We are a team of enthusiastic entrepreneurs who love what we do, working tirelessly to create value for our clients and a thriving workplace for our employees. At Tapad, we are committed to remaining one of the most competitive, innovative and distinguished companies in New York City.”

Crain’s Fast 50 list awards successful business strategies and revenue expansion, as well as companies’ exponential growth, awarding Tapad the ranking of number 14 in 2014 and number 7 in 2015. One of the most trusted voices in the New York business community, Crain’s is known for providing insights, analysis and opinion on how to navigate New York City’s complex business landscape.

About Tapad

Tapad Inc. is a marketing technology firm renowned for its breakthrough, unified, cross-device solutions, acquired by Telenor Group in 2016. With 91.2% data accuracy confirmed by Nielsen, the company offers the largest in-market opportunity for marketers and technologies to address the ever-evolving reality of media consumption on smartphones, tablets, home computers and smart TVs. Deployed by agency trading desks, publishers and numerous Fortune 500 brands, Tapad provides an accurate, unified approach to connecting with consumers across screens. In 2015, Tapad began aggressively licensing its identity management solution, the Tapad Device Graph™, and swiftly became the established gold-standard throughout the ad tech ecosystem. Tapad is based in New York and has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Singapore and Toronto. TechCrunch called the powerhouse Tapad team “a hell of a list of entrepreneurs who created some of the most valuable online advertising companies of the last decade.” Among Tapad’s numerous awards: TNCNet’s Tech Culture 2016, EY Entrepreneur of The Year (East Coast) 2014, among Forbes’ Most Promising Companies two year’s running, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, Crain’s Fast 50, Entrepreneur 360, Digiday Signal Award, iMedia ASPY Award, and a MarCom Gold Award.