PHILADELPHIA--(Stroll, a next generation education e-commerce platform company and marketer of Pimsleur Approach language learning programs, announced today that it was named a gold winner in the Best in Biz Awards Fastest-Growing Company of the Year category. Selected by industry analysts and members of the press, Stroll’s explosive hiring and revenue growth stood out among more than 400 entries.)--
“It is an honor to be highlighted alongside some of the most quickly growing, successfully companies in the country, and I commend the other winners for their success.”
Founder and CEO Dan Roitman started Stroll in his University of Maryland dorm room in 2000, and the company has been on a hypergrowth trajectory ever since. In 2011, Stroll saw its best year yet. Revenue grew 105% and hiring nearly doubled with the addition of 80 new professionals. Since its inception, the company has successfully elevated sales of its flagship product, Pimsleur Approach, to become the leader in audio-based language learning and the second best-selling language learning product on the market.
“As Stroll continues to grow, I am amazed by the tremendous accomplishments of our team and the recognition we have received from the industry,” says Dan Roitman. “It is an honor to be highlighted alongside some of the most quickly growing, successfully companies in the country, and I commend the other winners for their success.”
Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2012 were determined by an independent panel of 32 judges from top-tier news, business and technology publications, as well as broadcast outlets and analyst firms, such as ABC, Businessweek, Computerworld, ECT News Network, Entrepreneur, eWeek, Examiner, Financial Times, Forbes, FOX News, Hartford Business Journal, IDG Ventures, IEEE Institute, Inc., Insight Media, King Features Syndicate, Lab Reviews, Network World, The News and Observer, PC Magazine, ReadWriteWeb, South Florida Business Journal, Tech-Gaming, Techtalk, Upstart Business Journal, USA Today and ZDNet.
For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2012, please visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2012-winners.
Stroll is a next generation education e-commerce platform whose mission is to transform lives by discovering the world’s best educational products and turning them into best-sellers. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Stroll deploys sophisticated marketing analytics and an advanced e-commerce platform to drive triple-digit growth for the products it owns or licenses. The company’s flagship product, Pimsleur Approach, is the leading audio-based language learning program in the U.S. The company has increased revenue at a compounded annual growth rate of over 70% since 2002 and revenue growth in 2011, alone, was 105%. By 2020, Stroll aims to exceed $1 billion in revenue through organic and inorganic growth. For insights from the company’s executives on how to drive triple-digit growth, please visit Stroll’s Hypergrowth blog at: blog.stroll.com.