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Wrapify Inc 5000

San Diego, CA, August 16, 2022 – Today, Inc. recognized Wrapify on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. This is Wrapify’s third appearance on the list, having previously ranked on the Inc. 500 in 2019, the Inc. 5000 in 2020, and now ranking at #3,137 in 2022. They join companies like Facebook, Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft, and Patagonia, who have all previously achieved this recognition many times over. 

“I’m extremely proud of what we achieved in 2019 and 2020, but this year feels different,” adds James Heller, Co-founder and CEO of Wrapify. “As the first in the category of ‘vehicle advertising’ to be recognized this many times, we feel validated in our position as industry innovators and leaders.” 

Like all of the companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000, Wrapify demonstrated resilience amid supply chain woes, labor shortages, and the ongoing impact of Covid-19. Among the top 500, the average median three-year revenue growth rate soared to 2,144 percent. Together, those companies added more than 68,394 jobs over the past three years. 

“The accomplishment of building one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., in light of recent economic roadblocks, cannot be overstated,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. “Inc. is thrilled to honor the companies that have established themselves through innovation, hard work, and rising to the challenges of today.” 

By wrapping measurable out-of-home (OOH) advertisements onto rideshare and delivery driver vehicles, Wrapify places ad spend back into the gig economy while offering a powerful ad tech platform that skyrockets brands’ success. Trusted by Fortune 500s like Zoom, Amazon, and Petco, Wrapify provides high-recall OOH advertising via their ever-growing network of 500,000+ drivers throughout the United States.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 

Methodology 

Companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2018 to 2021. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2018. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2021. (Since then, some on the list may have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2018 is $100,000; the minimum for 2021 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine company rankings were calculated to four decimal places. The top 500 companies on the Inc. 5000 are featured in Inc. magazine’s September issue. The entire Inc. 5000 can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000

About Inc. 

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

For more information on the Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala, visit http://conference.inc.com/.  

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COVID-19 lockdowns changed our everyday life. We learned how to bake bread from scratch, were invested in Tiger King, met up with friends over virtual happy hours, and downloaded a slew of delivery apps.

68% of us even say takeout and delivery have become a part of our day-to-day. 53% even claim it is now essential to our way of life.

Third-party delivery apps echo that sentiment.

Third-party delivery apps have seen unprecedented growth in 2021.

DoorDash owns the majority of meal delivery app sales. They’ve reported they added 1.9 million new drivers during the middle of March through September 2020, surpassing many expectations.

DoorDash increase drives added by 1.9 million.

Food delivery may be leading the charge, but they’re not the only ones in the game. Retail stores are also breaking into the delivery scene. 

Convenience stores increased third-party delivery app sales by 346% in  2020. The market size should reach $33 billion in revenue in 2021, a 5.5% additional increase.

We’re glad to see rideshare services on the rise again, as well.

Rideshare sales rise during Q3 2021.

Wrapify Unlocks Relevant OOH Exposure

The rise in food and retail delivery, as well as the rebound of rideshare, is enabling Wrapify to open a whole new market for brands. This extraordinary growth creates the opportunity for a higher ad frequency in an untapped out-of-home (OOH) audience … neighborhoods.

As the pandemic is still prevalent and more people are spending more time at home than ever before, advertisers can – for the first time – reach customers in the comfort of their own neighborhoods through OOH.

It’s simple: More delivery sales means more gig drivers. More drivers through the increased demand for delivery means more reach and frequency in neighborhoods on a national scale.

Wrapify creates robust and fully measurable out-of-home ad campaigns, leveraging the gig economy and the highest-recall OOH medium on the road. Its unique technology can effectively attribute vehicle exposure to conversion online, in-app, or foot traffic. It also provides gig workers with an opportunity to earn extra income for the driving they already do.

Limited time left to be your company’s rockstar by finishing 2021 strong! Capitalize on the rise of delivery sales with Wrapify’s ​​innovative, performance-driven advertising technology. Book your campaign in early November for a start date before December 6.

Learn more at wrapify.com/EOY2021.

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Continuing to level up the out-of-home (OOH) ad industry, Wrapify introduces Amy Lynn Boisvert as its Director of Ad Operations.

Amy brings 20 years of digital advertising experience to the new role at Wrapify. Before joining our team, she served as the Director of Digital Marketing at Growing Boulder. Prior to that, Amy led programmatic strategy and ad operations at the Boston Globe for more than eight years. Amy’s impressive career also includes working with notable brands such as AOL.

“Amy’s extensive knowledge, programmatic experience, and ability to navigate a rapidly changing industry will elevate Wrapify’s demonstrated success, both for us and our clients,” said Wrapify’s CEO and Founder James Heller.

Wrapify creates robust and fully measurable out-of-home ad campaigns, leveraging the gig economy and the highest-recall OOH medium on the road. Our unique technology can effectively attribute vehicle exposure to conversion online, in-app, or foot traffic. It also provides gig workers with an opportunity to earn extra income for the driving they already do. 

Once a brand identifies regions and sets its target demographic and psychographics, the Wrapify team gets to work. Channeling decades of experience, we produce effective creative for the campaign’s fleet.

And that’s just the beginning. The ability to measure and retarget the audience exposed is what sets us apart — and why Amy’s skill set is crucial for our team.

“As an advertiser, I know car wrapping by itself might seem like a novelty. I experienced the same pain points our clients have, specifically with the lack of attribution,” Amy said. “Wrapify changes the game. I’m excited to be a part of this overdue industry disruption.” 

In this position, Amy will oversee all digital ad operations. She will also work with brands and agencies to implement ‘Physical Retargeting,’ our digital remarketing service, and ‘Audience Porting,’ a true differentiator in the out-of-home space.

“We’ve taken the most noticeable ad medium in out-of-home advertising, vehicle wraps, and revolutionized it,” James explains. “Our platform provides advertisers with visualized attribution and retargeting capabilities while putting cash back into the pockets of the ever-growing gig economy.”

Visit Wrapify.com/brands to learn how we empower brands by integrating the gig economy with innovative, performance-driven advertising technology.

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While we were all looking forward to being done with this pandemic, the likelihood of increased restrictions look like a possibility later this year. 

Have no fear, we’ve learned a lot these past 500+ days!

Many of us in the OOH industry have seen a massive shift in the way brands evaluate and ultimately buy this type of ad medium.

Here are a few things we learned from the lockdowns in 2020 and pandemic related ad buying behavior:

  1. It takes 66 days to form a habit

    According to a 2009 study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology, it takes an average of 66 days to form a habit.  We saw the rise of app-enabled delivery propel DoorDash, Grubhub, Uber Eats, Instacart, GoPuff and many other app-enabled players in the gig-delivery space.  We all know someone that would have never used their smartphone to get their groceries delivered and now it is engrained in many of our lives. What’s more, many of these drivers were also doing rideshare driving pre-pandemic and needed to supplement their income with ad-supported revenue from platforms like Wrapify.

    It put brand dollars into the pockets of Americans who need it and these brands realized platforms like Wrapify deliver measurable exposure in neighborhoods across the country … Where people spend MOST OF THEIR TIME!

  2. We have 500+ days under our belt

    It’s been more than 500 days since the initial impact of the pandemic here in the US. We all know how to wear our masks, social distance, and many of us have already been vaccinated.  We still have work to do, but platforms like Zoom allowed us to persist and run our businesses. Many of us have started to have face to face meetings and we might have to stop congregating indoors without masks … but we’ve all learned how to adapt and keep business moving. Brands also adapted to this environment by leveraging OOH in new ways; focusing more and more on hyper-local, measurement and retargeting the audience exposed with contextually relevant messaging.

  3. OOH was more valuable than many initially thought…

    We’ve been plastered with digital advertising on our smartphones and devices.  We’ve seen more CTV/OTT ads than we can count and quite frankly, we just have digital fatigue or ‘Digital Device Burnout’.  In a recent EY study, Digital fatigue drives 47% to seek downtime from internet-enabled devices. 


This Harris Poll highlights how OOH is increasingly leading consumers to discover new businesses and brands, and influencing their path to purchase. About one-quarter report OOH informed them of a new business or brand this past year. In larger urban areas 1M+, 34% say OOH influenced their decision to buy a product.

Many marketers initially assumed that lock downs meant people weren’t out and about and that was the case according to Geopath Mobility Update – Week of 8/2/2021, but the traffic returned to pre-pandemic levels pretty quickly, and we are now seeing miles traveled per day exceed miles traveled pre-pandemic:


  1. Flexibility & Cost Effectiveness

    OOH can be leveraged in so many ways and one common misconception is that it is a top of the funnel tactic with limited measurement and inventory is hard to find in other parts of the US.  We’ve been focused on making measurement and attribution primary reasons to leverage the media we deploy.  Whether it’s a ‘Tier 1’ market like NYC or LA or a neighborhood in Tuscaloosa, we can deploy measurable and attributable OOH anywhere in the country.

  2. Recall

    One of the most striking arguments we lean on, is the recall our media creates and how it influences the digital audience thereafter.  OOH + digital is a recipe for success now more than ever.  Even Facebook reported that using both Facebook and OOH ads worked best – with the combined impact proving to be “13% more efficient than expected.” Nielsen also called out wrapped vehicles as being the most noticed segment of Moving OOH Inventory in a 2019 NIELSEN & OAAA OOH ADVERTISING REPORT. This is one of the main reasons our ‘Physical Retargeting’ capabilities are leveraged in most of the campaigns we deploy.

The Wrapify Take
Make no mistake about it – we want businesses to remain open and I want to see us all continue to thrive. Here are a few examples of how brands that leverage Wrapify took advantage of these new market dynamics:

  • B2B TECH BRANDS WORKED FROM HOME TOO: B2B Tech giants like Zoom and Oracle leveraged the rise of app-enabled delivery to reach decision makers where they live and play. Our ABM use case was adapted to WFH and became even more relevant with such a high volume of Wrapify drivers also participating in app-enabled food and grocery delivery canvassing neighborhoods nationwide.
  • HOTSPOTS & HYPER TARGETING:Brands like Petco and 7-Eleven leveraged our ‘Hotspot’ feature on the Wrapify platform to drive more frequency in the neighborhoods their retail locations service. This feature gamifies driving so that these gig-drivers earn more by driving in high-value areas for brands.
  • SWARMS: (a Wrapify favorite): App-enabled brands like Self Financial and the BLK App leveraged SWARM to get their campaign vehicles driving around specific points of interest and leveraged the Wrapify Attribution Suite to measure things like app installs and specific events fired in their respective mobile apps.

This article was written and published by Wrapify CEO and OOH Influencer James Heller. The original post can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/proof-ooh-pandemic-proven-james-heller

About Wrapify

With a powerful combination of OOH, digital, and the gig economy, Wrapify empowers Fortune 500 brands to reach audiences in an omnichannel environment – while delivering measurable, actionable analytics to prove its effectiveness. This high-recall ad tech platform combines the impact of out-of-home advertising with the scalability, targeting, and accountability of digital.

Brands including T-Mobile, Petco, and Zoom reach and engage audiences that interact with Wrapified vehicles across channels and devices, driving awareness, attribution, and conversion. Wrapify enables brands to target and scale ad campaigns nationwide, across screens and channels, as well as access to data in real-time to measure performance. 300,000+ drivers in the U.S. use the Wrapify app to earn extra income simply by driving. Founded in 2015, Wrapify is headquartered in San Diego, California. Learn more at wrapify.com.

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SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2021 (PR Newswire) – Boost by Wrapify, the SaaS subscription service enabling Transit Out of Home (OOH) and Branded Fleets, today announces its inclusion in the Samsara Marketplace.  


Samsara enables more than 20,000 fleets with an easy and simple platform for GPS tracking, safety cameras, telematics, and more. The integration with Boost and Samsara provides fleet operators leveraging Samsara for fleet telematics with the ability to measure the audience exposed to these vehicles and retarget this audience across multiple digital channels including Display, Mobile, and Video.


According to The Harris Poll and OAAA, consumers are noticing OOH the most while driving right now and Facebook even reported that OOH + Facebook is 13% more effective than Facebook Advertising expected.

Boost by Wrapify has been leveraged by Autonomous Fleets, Transit OOh operators including Truck side, Bus, Taxi, and Rideshare Advertising operators as well as branded Delivery Fleets across the nation. This integration makes it easy for Samsara clients to connect their fleets with this first-of-its-kind media measurement and retargeting platform.


“This is a big step forward for measuring what anonymized folks exposed to branded vehicles do online, in-app, and in retail environments,” says James Heller, CEO, and Founder at Wrapify.  “It’s no longer just a sticker on a bus, truck, van, or bot; it’s money on the table.

To learn more, please visit https://wrapify.com/boost/.

View the Samsara integration here: https://www.samsara.com/resources/marketplace/wrapify-boost

OOH Today: https://oohtoday.com/boost-by-wrapify-now-included-in-the-samsara-marketplace-2/

MarTech Series: https://martechseries.com/technology/boost-wrapify-now-included-samsara-marketplace-ecosystem/

About Wrapify

With a powerful combination of OOH, digital, and the gig economy, Wrapify empowers Fortune 500 brands to reach audiences in an omnichannel environment – while delivering measurable, actionable analytics to prove its effectiveness. This high-recall ad tech platform combines the impact of out-of-home advertising with the scalability, targeting, and accountability of digital.

Brands including T-Mobile, Petco, and Zoom reach and engage audiences that interact with Wrapified vehicles across channels and devices, driving awareness, attribution, and conversion. Wrapify enables brands to target and scale ad campaigns nationwide, across screens and channels, as well as access to data in real-time to measure performance. 300,000+ drivers in the U.S. use the Wrapify app to earn extra income simply by driving. Founded in 2015, Wrapify is headquartered in San Diego, California. Learn more at wrapify.com.

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New category creation of OOH enables brands to reach consumers at street-level with key metrics

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wrapify, the performance-driven ad tech platform for brands powered by out-of-home (OOH) and the gig economy, today announced a first-of-its-kind autonomous bot delivery campaign alongside partners Kiwibot, the robotics company providing affordable and accessible delivery service and Gong, the revenue intelligence platform leveraging artificial intelligence to transform revenue teams, kicking off in San Jose and coming soon to Denver and Los Angeles.

Robotic delivery services can promise contactless delivery, a highly sought-after service under mandates of social distancing. With autonomous bots on the rise, Wrapify’s Boost provides these delivery operators with a brand-new transit media revenue stream with the ability to provide brand and agency clients robust attribution reporting, data visualization and multi-channel retargeting capabilities.

Gong has launched a campaign with Kiwibot on the streets of San Jose leveraging Boost by Wrapify’s offline-to-online advertising for transit OOH. Complete with connecting the bot’s location data, Gong is able to create a targeted audience, extend the reach of their OOH ad placement, and measure performance against custom conversion goals.

Wrapify + Gong Kiwibot campaign on the streets of San Jose, 2020

“We’re always looking for ways to cut through the noise,” explained Udi Ledergor, chief marketing officer at Gong. “We’ve partnered with the Wrapify team before to hijack conference traffic with innovative out-of-home advertising and we’re excited to pilot their latest initiative with Kiwibot to explore new frontiers of engaging advertising for this new economy.”

According to eMarketer, digital out-of-home ad spending will increase from $2.72 billion in 2020 to $3.84 billion in 2023. This campaign is a first-of-its-kind for autonomous bot delivery and of many other vehicle mediums for the Boost by Wrapify Platform.

“2020 became the year of identifying new opportunities for innovation and pushing boundaries,” said James Heller, CEO and co-founder of Wrapify. “No other ad tech company or platform encompasses all of the features that turn a fleet’s moving OOH ad placement into digital and physical retargeting with full attribution and measurement. We are creating a brand-new category of out-of-home, enabling bots to serve high-recall, street-level media that can be tracked and attributed.”

To learn more, please visit https://wrapify.com/boost/.

View the full release here: http://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/12/02/2138493/0/en/Wrapify-Kiwibot-and-Gong-Partner-for-First-Autonomous-Bot-Delivery-OOH-Campaign.html

StreetFight: https://streetfightmag.com/2020/12/02/adtech-firms-test-new-concept-with-autonomous-bot-delivery-campaign/#.X8euWBNKiTc

MarTech Series: https://martechseries.com/sales-marketing/programmatic-buying/wrapify-kiwibot-gong-partner-first-autonomous-bot-delivery-ooh-campaign/

OOH Today: https://oohtoday.com/out-of-homes-first-autonomous-bot-delivery-campaign/

DailyDOOH: http://www.dailydooh.com/archives/143975

RoboticsTomorrow: https://www.roboticstomorrow.com/news/2020/12/02/wrapify-kiwibot-and-gong-partner-for-first-autonomous-bot-delivery-ooh-campaign/15982/

About Wrapify
With a powerful combination of OOH, digital and the gig economy, Wrapify empowers Fortune 500 brands to reach audiences in an omnichannel environment – while delivering measurable, actionable analytics to prove its effectiveness. This high-recall ad tech platform combines the impact of out of home advertising with the scalability, targeting and accountability of digital.

Brands including AT&T, Coca-Cola and Zoom reach and engage audiences that interact with Wrapified vehicles across channels and devices, driving awareness, attribution and conversion. Wrapify enables brands to target and scale ad campaigns nationwide, across screens and channels, as well as access to data in real time to measure performance.

280,000+ drivers in the U.S. use the Wrapify app to earn extra income simply by driving. Founded in 2015, Wrapify is headquartered in San Diego, California. Learn more at wrapify.com.

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