Cambridge, Mass. - December 19, 2007 - HubSpot has been named to the SiliconIndia 100 (si100) list of the top 100 high-tech companies founded and/or managed by Indians. The Company was eligible for the list as Dharmesh Shah, chief software architect and co-founder of HubSpot Internet Marketing (http://www.hubspot.com/), is Indian.
Now in its tenth year, the award, sponsored by SiliconIndia, highlights the achievements of companies founded or managed by Indians in the United States. SiliconIndia is a community built by Indians in the United States to foster professional networking and growth in the business community. The winners were chosen by the SiliconIndia editorial board and a panel of Indian CEOs and CIOs of public companies, VCs, analysts, and founders of other VC funded companies.
Before HubSpot, Dharmesh Shah was the founder and CEO at Pyramid Digital Solutions, an enterprise software company, which was acquired in 2005 by SunGard Data Systems. Leveraging his experience in technology management and development, Shah launched Onstartups.com, an online community for start-up companies. Dharmesh Shah holds a B.S. in computer science from the University of Alabama and an M.S. in management of technology from MIT.
"I co-founded HubSpot with a colleague I met while studying at MIT," said Dharmesh Shah, chief software architect and co-founder. "We both recognized that old marketing techniques were outdated as more people turn to the Internet and Google to find the products and services they need. It's been a wild ride since we founded HubSpot in June of 2006, and I'm enjoying every minute of it."
HubSpot is an inbound marketing system that helps your company get found online, generate more inbound prospects and convert a higher percentage of them into leads and paying customers. HubSpot helps companies get found by more prospects using search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing, leveraging blogs and the blogosphere and engaging in online social media. By using landing pages, lead intelligence and marketing analytics, HubSpot customers convert more prospects into leads and customers. Based in Cambridge MA, HubSpot Internet marketing can be found at http://www.hubspot.com/ and the Website Grader free SEO Tool is available at http://www.websitegrader.com/.