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Act-On Software, provider of the fastest growing, cloud-based marketing automation platform for the Fortune 5,000,000, today announced that the company was named Rising Star Company of the Year by TechAmerica Oregon at the annual Oregon Technology Awards. Act-On was selected for its meteoric growth, innovative technology platform and projected impact on the Oregon technology community and beyond.

Act-On’s recognition as the Rising Star Company of the Year comes on the heels of the company’s record setting company growth. During the first quarter of 2012, Act-On’s revenue was over 350 percent of the revenue during the same period last year and the company added 246 new customers and has increased its employee count by over 200 percent. Act-On also continues to gain industry recognition. Industry analyst firm Gleanster ranked Act-On “Best” in three of four categories - ease of deployment, ease of use and overall value. In addition, AlwaysOn named Act-On an OnMedia 100 winner and an OnDemand One to Watch.

“We are incredibly honored to be recognized as the Rising Star Company of the Year,” said Raghu Raghavan, founder and CEO, Act-On Software. “Act-On’s record-setting commercial success and phenomenal product innovation are a direct result of the superb team we have here in Beaverton. This is only the beginning for Act-On.”

The Rising Star Company of the Year award is presented to the company that has made significant progress in the past year, putting it on track to make a positive impact in their markets and on the region’s technology community. Established in 1994, the Oregon Technology Awards event is a celebration of technological achievements in Oregon. In 2007 TechAmerica Oregon assumed leadership of this long-standing Oregon Technology Industry tradition. To learn more about this year’s Oregon Technology Awards program, visit http://www.oregontechawards.com.

Companies of all sizes turn to Act-On to execute multi-channel, online demand generation and lead nurturing campaigns by automating critical marketing tasks and providing rich analytics and reports in real-time. Act-On customers include: Motorola, Progressive, IBM, and InsideSales.com. To learn more about Act-On Software, visit www.ActOnSoftware.com. Follow Act-On Software on Twitter: @actonsoftware.

About Act-On

Act-On Software’s cloud-based marketing automation platform has quickly become the foundation for successful marketing campaigns in organizations of all sizes. Act-On's intuitive user interface, Instant-On™ database and complete online marketing tool set, enable the accelerated adoption of marketing automation technologies.

The Act-On platform features a best-in-class email engine and one-click integration with leading web conferencing and CRM solutions. In addition, Act-On offers easy-to-use tools for website visitor tracking, lead scoring, lead nurturing, social media prospecting and design tools for web forms, landing pages, and emails.

Act-On is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon and has offices in Roseville and Menlo Park, California. To learn more, visit: http://www.actonsoftware.com.

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