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G5 Ranked No.51 on Deloitte’s 2010 Technology Fast 500


G5, the largest and fastest growing provider of vertical-specific Local Marketing Solutions for mid-market companies, was ranked No.51 on Deloitte’s 2010 Technology Fast 500 list of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. 

G5 posted revenue growth of 2,566% over a five-year period (2005-2009).  Co-founded by CEO Dan Hobin and CFO Greg Meier, the five-year old company has grown from 2 employees to 85 and could double its workforce by the end of 2011. 

G5 was also named one of the fastest-growing privately held U.S. companies by Inc. magazine in 2009 and 2010, and one of the nation’s 2010 Best Places to Work by Outside magazine. 

Award Methodology

Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the period from 2005-2009, and the list includes both public and private companies.  

Overall, Technology Fast 500 award winners for 2010 had revenue growth ranging from 146 percent to 164,079 percent from 2005 to 2009, with an average growth of 2,361 percent. 

Internet winners represented 9 percent of the overall list, making it the fourth most prevalent sector in this year’s rankings. The top three sectors on the 2010 list were software (38 percent), Biotech/Pharma (18 percent) and Communicatios/Networking (11 percent)


“We’re honored to make the 2010 Technology Fast 500 list,” said G5 CEO and co-founder, Dan Hobin. “Our growth rate is directly attributable to the measurable results we deliver to better our clients’ business performance.  Our success is predicted by theirs.”

“G5 and the other 2010 Technology Fast 500 winners forged ahead in a challenging economic environment to realize exceptional growth,” said Phil Asmundson, vice chairman and Deloitte’s U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “Deloitte commends G5 for this impressive accomplishment.”

“G5 has proved itself to be one of the fastest growing tech companies in North America, and we are proud to honor them as one of the 2010 Technology Fast 500,” said Mark Jensen, managing partner, venture capital services, Deloitte & Touche LLP. 

About G5

G5 is the largest and fastest growing provider of vertical-specific Local Marketing Solutions that help mid-market companies get found online, generate more qualified leads, convert more leads into new customers, track marketing performance – including offline, and optimize to the marketing sources with the best return on investment. Backed by investor Volition Capital, G5 was founded in 2005 and is based in Bend, Oregon.  For more information, please visit