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Contour Named Fastest-Growing Private Company in Washington StateExponential Market Growth and Demand Take Leader in Hands-Free Video Cameras to No. 1 Spot on Puget Sound Business Journal Annual List (October 18, 2011)
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/18/11 -- Contour, Inc. (http://www.contour.com), a market leader in hands-free video cameras, ranks No. 1 on the Puget Sound Business Journal's 2011 list of Washington State's top 100 fastest-growing private companies. The Seattle-based company takes home the highest ranking while making its debut on the 17th annual list.
Contour experienced a two-year sales growth of more than 675 percent, has grown its Seattle-based team to 57 people and distribution to more than 43 countries. The win is due to unprecedented market demand for and distribution of Contour's unique hands-free action video cameras and the strength of the company's leadership team, led by CEO Marc Barros.
"Evolving Contour from project at the University of Washington to Washington's fastest growing private company has been nothing short of an incredible adventure," said Barros. "It's a true honor to be seventh on the Inc. 500 list of America's fastest-growing private businesses and receive this honor in one year. These nods further validate our unique approach to action video -- with advances in social video and mobile connectivity -- and our overall commitment to innovation."
The Puget Sound Business Journal's 2011 Fastest-Growing Private Companies list ranks privately held companies with headquarters in Washington State according to percentage of three-year's revenue growth between 2008 and 2010. This year's ranked companies contribute to the state's economy in major ways: Aggregate revenue in 2010 totaled $2.19 billion, with a collective three-year growth of 88.46 percent increase between 2008 and 2010. The companies on this year's list employ more than 5,980 people and collectively generated a 60 percent increase in staff over the past three years. The complete Puget Sound Business Journal's Fastest-Growing Private Companies list is unveiled in the magazine's October issue.
Contour's high quality, easy-to-use cameras, including the Contour+, ContourGPS and ContourROAM, provide a variety of solutions to fit every sports enthusiast's need. The company makes capturing and sharing action video seamlessly with its comprehensive suite of mounts and accessories, free apps, software and online community.
More information on Contour is available at www.contour.com.
Contour designs award-winning, intuitive tools to help people capture and share their adventures through video. With Contour's hands-free cameras, accessories and apps, creating high-quality location-based video to replay personal tales of action and travel starts with the touch of one button. For more information about Contour please visit www.contour.com.
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