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Ecommerce leader receives Inc.’s Hire Power Award honoring companies at the forefront of job creation in America
Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 05, 2012
Volusion, the leader in ecommerce software and services, today announced its feature in the inaugural ranking of Inc.’s Hire Power Awards, recognizing the private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the past three years.
Volusion generated 176 jobs from 2008 to 2011, placing it among the top 10 private business job creators within the software industry in the US, and the #8 job creator in the state of Texas. Volusion was the only Texas company to make the software industry list.
Volusion, located in Austin, nicknamed the Silicon Hills, gives business owners everything they need to open a successful online store. Whether the individual is an ecommerce novice or seasoned online seller, entrepreneurs using the Volusion platform receive the ultimate set of business tools, including a website, online store, reliable hosting, effective marketing tools and powerful business integrations.
Volusion has grown to over 330 employees with offices in Austin and London, and now serves over 40,000 customers worldwide including Deloitte, Nalgene and 3M. In addition to the Inc. Hire Power Award, Volusion was recently presented with a Best in Biz Award for Most Innovative Medium Company of the Year which recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by independent panels of members of the press and industry analysts.
"Volusion is honored to be recognized by Inc. as a leading job creator in the software industry," said Kevin Sproles, Founder and Chairman of Volusion. "We have been fortunate to recruit top technology talent in the US to fill roles across all departments including development, IT, marketing, finance, sales, support and more. In the last year, we have grown over 50 percent and this has enabled us to create jobs, expand our office space and continue to build a unique and desirable work culture."
"We are excited to be recognized by Inc. as a top job creator in our industry and the state of Texas," said Clay Olivier, Volusion CEO. "Volusion is here to help others create their own businesses, so we are very proud to be recognized for stimulating the economy and enabling business growth. Our team is dedicated to the success of our customers, and we look forward to continued growth in 2013 and beyond."
The inaugural Inc. Hire Power Awards are sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, which is proud to recognize American companies that have greatly increased their workforces. Inc.’s Hire Power Awards celebrates private companies on the forefront of American job creation, giving these businesses the recognition they deserve.
Volusion ecommerce software gives you everything you need to open a successful online store. Whether you’re an ecommerce novice or seasoned online seller, you will receive the ultimate set of business tools, including your own website, reliable hosting, effective marketing tools, and much, much more. Over 40,000 customers such as Deloitte, Nalgene, and 3M trust Volusion to power their online business, leveraging a full suite of customer support offerings, including free 24x7 assistance via phone, email and live chat. For more information about Volusion, please visit http://www.volusion.com.
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com. Inc. is the only major business media brand aimed solely at CEOs of fast-growing private companies. The Hire Power Awards will appear in Inc.’s December/January issue, as well as the brand’s web site.
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