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Sesame Communications™ Named to Inc. 500|5000 for Second Consecutive Year


Sesame Communications™ Ranks Number 1619 ON Inc. Magazines Annual Exclusive List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies – the Inc.500|5000

Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) October 30, 2012

Sesame Communications, the leading provider of online patient communication and engagement tools for dentistry, announces that it has ranked number 1619 on the 2012 Inc Magazine 500|5000 list. This list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent entrepreneurs. Sesame Communications joins Yelp,, KIND, and yogurt maker Chobani, among other prominent brands featured on this year's list.

“Sesame has achieved substantial year-over-year growth, proving to be the category leader in patient communication and engagement solutions,” said Diana P. Friedman, Chief Executive Officer of Sesame Communications. “Even in this difficult economic environment, Sesame has maintained its exceptional service offering while posting record sales growth. As an Inc. 5000 honoree we are thrilled to now share a pedigree with Intuit, Microsoft, Oracle, Pandora, Vizio and other notable alumni.”

Sesame is a technology leader of online patient communications for the dental industry and features Sesame 24-7™ a solution suite of innovative tools to help dental practices to grow, acquire and retain patients, and optimize their practice performance.

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

"Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.

Methodology: The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at

About Sesame Communications: Sesame Communications is the leading provider of cloud-based patient communication systems for the dental industry with more than six million patients regularly communicating with providers via Sesame services. Sesame continues to build on its category leadership position by expanding its team and service offerings through extensive market research and industry needs assessment. An Inc. 500|5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ company, Sesame is recognized as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States. Sesame is also the proud recipient of numerous awards and accolades, including a two-time Pride Institute Best-of-Class winner and as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Companies by Puget Sound Business Journal. For more information about Sesame, visit or call 877.633.5193.

About Inc.: Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit

About the Inc. 500|5000 Conference: Each year, Inc. and celebrate the remarkable achievements of today's entrepreneurial superstars—the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 honorees and the list's alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us October 3–5, 2012, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information about the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony and to register, visit or call 866-901-3205


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