XANT Winner in the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) Top 25 Under 5 Awards 2008
7th annual UVEF Top 25 Under 5 will be presented on July 10 in Lindon, Utah
Provo, Utah – July 8, 2008 – XANT, Inc. has been selected as a winner in the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) annual Top 25 Under 5 Awards. Actual ranking of the Top 25 winners will be announced on July 10, 2008.
Each year UVEF recognizes the best emerging companies in the state of Utah. Companies must be less than 5 years old. UVEF’s Top 25 Under Five Awards have recognized the development of more than 175 companies in the past seven years, including Altiris, Omniture, and Xango.
“We are pleased for the continuing recognition we have received for our work in hosted lead management, sales, and marketing automation solutions,”says Dave Elkington, CEO of XANT.”This is another confirmation of the value our response technologies are having in the marketplace.”
The award is based on profit, job creation, job quality and growth. XANT is also recognized for unique research on the of immediate response to Web inquiries in conjunction with Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, FranklinCovey, Omniture, and Logoworks by HP.
XANT has received wide acclaim as the pioneer of Lead Response Management (LRM) technologies with several patents pending. Contact and qualification rate increases of 800% have been documented in several recent research studies when companies respond to leads within 5 minutes.
Recent awards have included the 2008 Finalist in the American Business Awards (Stevies), 2007 INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine’s 10th Annual Product of the Year Winner, 2007 Unified Communications Magazine Product of the Year, and CRMReviews.com 1st Annual 2007 Product of the Year Award.
“Being an entrepreneur in the Utah Valley takes dedication, sacrifice and commitment,” said Steve Grizzell, Chairman of the Top 25 Under 5 program. “Those who accept these challenges and succeed are worthy of our recognition. XANT has proven itself to be an excellent example that the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Utah.”
UVEF’s Top 25 Under Five awards have recognized the development of more than 150 entrepreneurs and their companies in seven years. UVEF is a business support group working to share knowledge and experience. As a nonprofit organization founded in 1989, the UVEF promotes the development and growth of entrepreneurial ventures.Visit www.uvef.net.
XANT was the first online lead management CRM with built-in power dialer technology and the pioneer of Lead Response Management solutions that gained prominence with the recent research on response to Web generated leads. XANT has 350 customers in five countries including Omniture, FranklinCovey, Logoworks by HP, and Dun & Bradstreet. Tools include award-winning Web form callback technology, autodialers, power dialers, inbound call routing systems, voice broadcasting, and lead nurturing solutions. XANT partners through the Salesforce.com AppExchange and Omniture Genesis platforms to provided integrated dialer solutions to their customers. Visit https://www.XANT.