Year In Review 2014 Small Essay

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IN
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THIS
ISSUE 08

THE YEAR IN CONTENT
See what’s new in blogging and social media.

HUBSPOT COMMUNITY
Dive into the inbound movement with our customers and partners.

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PRODUCT NEWS
Meet HubSpot’s new Sales

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Platform and marketing tools.

FROM THE EDITOR: BRIAN HALLIGAN

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Eight years ago, HubSpot was started with one simple

forward to for some time and none of it could have

goal: make it easier to get going with inbound, so

happened without our incredible customers, marketing

CULTURE HAPPENS

businesses could get growing. One phone number to

agency partners, and millions of fans who have supported

Check out what makes

call, one password to remember, one platform to learn.

our mission to make the world inbound. We couldn’t be

HubSpot a top place to work.

One integrated system, designed from the ground up to

more grateful.

transform how organizations market and sell.

But, while it was nice to glance back and appreciate all

But, when we started HubSpot in a tiny one-room office a

that we’ve accomplished, our eyes are set firmly on what’s

HubSpot co-founder and CEO
Brian Halligan looks back at 2014.

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A PUBLIC AFFAIR
A behind the scenes look at
HubSpot’s IPO.

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block from the MIT campus, we didn’t know the magnitude

Romeo, Brian

ahead. We are still in the early innings of what the inbound

of what we were starting. We thought we were starting a

Halligan’s dog,

movement can and will become, and we’ve built a company

software company. We were wrong. We had not just started

is a fixture around

and a community that is ambitious, crazy, and talented

UNLIMITED VACATION

a software company, we had sparked an entire movement.

the office, at

enough to transform how the world’s organizations market

Our favorite ‘policy’ exposed.

This year that movement has grown to reach over 13,500

INBOUND, and

and sell.

HubSpot customers in more than 90 countries around the

on earnings calls

It takes years of hard work to get to the starting line

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CMO Mike Volpe

INBOUND 2014

world. More than 10,000 of our closest friends joined us in

and we wouldn’t be here today without the support of our

snapping a photo

Recapping the world’s largest

Boston for the INBOUND conference while our HubSpot

customers, partners, and employees. Thank you for making

of our banner at

marketing and sales conference.

team grew to 785 employees. We took the movement

2014 a banner year. We can’t wait to work with you for

MILESTONES

the NYSE.

‘down under,’ opening our third office globally in Sydney,

years to come.

A glimpse into the year’s biggest

Australia. And, we were proud to expand further into sales

highlights.

with Sidekick and a free CRM. Inbound isn’t just a way of

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After years of dedication, hard work, and overwhelming

AROUND THE WORLD
IN 365 DAYS

WHAT’S IN
YOUR SWAG?

9th, 2014. It was a milestone that we’ve been looking

An international view of our

HubSpot-inspired gear you

business and community.

may have missed.

thinking about marketing, it’s a way of doing business.

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support from our customers, we were able to make our initial public offering and take HubSpot public on October

BRIAN HALLIGAN
Co-founder & CEO, HubSpot

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MILESTON ES
$

115.9M
Total Revenue

Total
Customers

We increased annual revenue by 49% in 2014 thanks to the success of our customers, partners, and community.

13,607

Customers are at the core of the inbound movement and we’re proud to say that we now have an even larger customer base around the world that is changing the way businesses market and sell.

785
Employees

We launched the
HUBSPOT CRM

For HubSpot, 2014 was full of new endeavours, hard work, and celebration. Our customers’ growth fueled the inbound movement, now reaching more businesses, countries, and people than ever before. Here’s a snapshot of some of our proudest moments from 2014.

We opened a brand new office in

10,000

+

SYDNEY

Registered INBOUND…