Posted at 4:59 am on 04/08/2014 by Dr. Rahul Razdan
Ocala, FL : In its first quarter out of beta mode with a public release of the Ocoos cloud-based internet platform, Ocoos announces breakout performance for Q1 2014. Highlights of the quarter include:
450% growth (Q413 to Q114) in revenue
45% growth (Q413 to Q114) in premium/concierge clients
76% growth (Q413 to Q114) in consumers working with Ocoos clients
500% growth (YtY) in annualized unique visitors. In Q114, breaking through 120,000 (annualized) unique visitors while driving up engagement.
“Our story about a simple affordable comprehensive internet platform solution for small businesses is resonating with customers. The Concierge model in particular seems to resonate highly with busy small businesses owners. Our initial successes are leading to further reference sales as delighted customers tell our story to their colleagues.” said Richard Feehan, the VP of Sales and Marketing at Ocoos.
In addition, Ocoos made a number of other announcements in the Q1:
Uproar PR (www.uproarpr.com), an award winning international PR agency and Ocoos have announced a strategic partnership. “Uproar has a history of working with leading edge market changing companies, and we are delighted to build a strategic relationship with the Ocoos Team,” said Catorina Harris Co-founder Uproar.
RIchard Watts, previously Group Vice President at Progressive Insurance has joined the Ocoos Board. “Having run perhaps the most sophisticated consumer internet capability in the insurance industry, I immediately saw the value of the Ocoos state-of-art platform,” said Richard Watts.
Gateway Bank and Ocoos continued their strategic partnership by partnering with local chamber, SCORE(SBA entity), and College of Central Florida on very successful series to help small business become more knowledgeable about the Internet.
“Our ability to close a significant round of financing at the end of Q4 primarily from our existing investors in just a few weeks gave us a real shot of confidence. With this funding, we have been able to nearly double the size of our business development team and have started scaling the marketing efforts as well. Our investments should position us well for future growth. “ said Dr. Rahul Razdan, Ocoos CEO.