News-Antique.com - Aug 26,2008 - New York, NY, August 26, 2008 – LiveAuctioneers.com is proud to announce that it has been named to Inc. Magazine's 2008 list of the 5000 fastest-growing privately held, for-profit companies in the nation, ranking #71 in the Top 100 Consumer Product Companies.
The annual list evaluates firms on the basis of their growth in revenue over the previous three years.
“The team at LiveAuctioneers has worked diligently to grow our leadership position in the auction marketplace and expand global operations," said Julian R. Ellison, CEO of LiveAuctioneers.com. "We are honored to be acknowledged again this year by Inc. magazine as one of the top-growth companies in America."
Inc. Magazine highlighted LiveAuctioneers’ separation from eBay, as well as the upcoming launch of its own independent online-bidding platform.
LiveAuctioneers.com has been named the second most visited auction-related Web site for fine art, antiques, and collectibles, following only eBay. Today the company has relationships with more than 725 auction houses in 13 countries.
All companies that placed on the Inc. 5000 list have been invited to a Washington D.C. conference and awards ceremony Sept. 18-20, when the top 500 of the Inc. 5000 will be named and published in the magazine's September issue. For more than 25 years, the Inc. 500 list has been the essential guide to the most entrepreneurial companies in America.
Founded in November 2002, Manhattan-based LiveAuctioneers.com provides real-time Internet bidding capability to more than 725 auction houses in more than a dozen countries. LiveAuctioneers.com has opened up once-exclusive sales to the cyber community worldwide through online publication of auction catalogs, and Internet bidding. Similar to telephone bidding, buyers at remote locations can conveniently participate in auctions in real time from their computers as the auction is being conducted. There is no cost to register and no obligation to bid; anyone can watch the action online, in real time. For further information, log on to www.liveauctioneers.com.