Sesame Communications Named to Inc. 500 |5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Seattle, WA, August 25, 2011 – Sesame Communications, a dental industry pioneer in online patient connection systems, today announced that it has been named to the fifth annual lnc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. In its debut year on the list, Sesame is ranked an impressive #2024 for its 125% growth over three years and $9.2 million in revenue in 2010. Sesame’s ranking can be found at: http://www.inc.com/inc5000/profile/sesame-communications 

“Our high ranking on the Inc. 500 |5000 is a milestone for Sesame Communications,” said Diana P. Friedman, CEO of Sesame Communications. “Over my tenure at the company, Sesame has bolstered its commitment to providing an excellent customer experience, best in class service, and the most functional online communications solutions to meet the needs of dentists. We’re proud that our hard work has been recognized by a leading business publication and we look forward to increasing our ranking next year.”   

Sesame Communications helps dental practices thrive in the digital age. The internet has forced dentists to communicate with their existing and potential patients where they are, online 24-7. Sesame’s award winning complete online solution suite integrates websites, patient portals, automated reminders, search engine optimization, social media, and online marketing. Dental care providers are seeking industry expertise in streamlined solutions that are effective and provide measurable ROI.  Sesame is answering their call.

Sesame’s steep growth trajectory can be attributed to its award-winning product that meets the needs of today’s dental providers and patients and to its strong and innovative management team. So far in 2011, Sesame has grown revenues by nearly 37% over the same period in 2010. In a stagnant economic environment, Sesame is honored to be recognized on a list that includes numerous prominent brands and represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent entrepreneurs. The median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year.

With several new product releases scheduled for the months to come, Sesame is currently on track to meet its growth goals for 2011 and looks forward to another year as category leader in online patient communications.

About Sesame Communications
Sesame Communications is the premier provider of online services for the dental industry. An emerging growth company, Sesame has steadily built its market penetration, presence, and reputation since its inception in 2000, emerging as the category leader in patient connection systems. One of the fastest-growing companies in the Pacific Northwest, Sesame continues to expand its team and service offerings based on market research studies and consistent analysis of dental professional patient needs in the digital age. As of January 2011, more than 9 million patients communicate with their dental providers using Sesame 24-7™. More information regarding Sesame and Sesame 24-7 can be found at www.sesamecommunications.com or by calling 877·633·5193.