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The Trade Desk Ranked 7th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500™

November 13, 2015

Los Angeles, CA (November 13, 2015) - The Trade Desk, Inc., a global demand-side platform in real-time bidding, today announced that it ranked seventh on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ list, the annual ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in North America. Deloitte’s Fast 500 ranking is based on a percentage of fiscal year growth from 2009 to 2013, a period in which The Trade Desk grew nearly 7,000 percent.

“We couldn’t think of a better way to bring this year to a close than with this top-ten recognition from Deloitte,” said Jeff Green, CEO of The Trade Desk. “We’re seeing the fruits of our hard work, not only with industry recognition but in the growth and retention of our valued clients and partners. For us, every way we can contribute in leading and growing the adtech sector is a valuable effort.”

COO Rob Perdue added, “We have to praise our teams most highly for our placement on the Technology Fast 500. This is a group of people who work hard, who are passionate about their clientele, and who are committed to making our platform better every day. It’s an honor to make Deloitte’s list and we celebrate with everyone honored.”

Overall, 2015 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 109 percent to 21,984 percent from 2011 to 2014, with an average growth of 850 percent.

“Amid a fierce business climate, there seems to be no shortage of new and established companies that are unlocking a seemingly unlimited potential for growth and advancement through technology’s continued disruption and proliferation across industries,” said Sandra Shirai, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “It is inspiring to witness the innovative ways that companies are incorporating emerging technologies for business gains, be it cognitive computing, or the Internet of Things. We congratulate all those ranked on this year’s Fast 500 and look forward to seeing their continued growth into 2016.”

About The Trade Desk, Inc.

Recently named ninth in Forbes Magazine’s Top 100 List of America’s Most Promising Companies and #34 on the Inc. 500, The Trade Desk powers the most sophisticated buyers in advertising technology. Founded by the pioneers of real-time bidding, The Trade Desk has become the fastest growing demand-side platform in the industry by offering agencies, aggregators and their advertisers best-in-class technology to manage display, social and video advertising campaigns. The Trade Desk empowers buyers at the campaign level with the most expressive bid capabilities in market, full-funnel attribution, and detailed reporting that illustrates the consumer journey from initial impression to conversion. By maintaining a pure buy-side focus, The Trade Desk delivers on branding and performance for clients worldwide.

Headquartered in Ventura, Calif., The Trade Desk has offices across the United States, Europe and Asia.

About Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500™

Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2011 to 2014.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.

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