iten_logo-copyFebruary 12, 2015 – MarketVolt has been named one of the fastest-growing startups in the St. Louis region. ITEN, the 501(c)3 organization that supports entrepreneurs in the region, included MarketVolt on its 2014 “Fast Ten” list which identifies the ten fastest growing tech companies under two years old.

MarketVolt was established in 2001 as a division of Foundry Software Development Company. After raising capital for accelerated growth, MarketVolt spun out as an independent company in 2013, making it eligible as a “startup” for the “Fast Ten” honor.

MarketVolt CEO Peter Shinkle said the “Fast Ten” designation reflects MarketVolt’s strong position in the vibrant and emerging St. Louis startup community.

“MarketVolt has a 14-year track record of being a leader in the email marketing space. We have now entered a new chapter as an independent company with the energy and focus of a startup. We’re committed to growing MarketVolt quickly and delivering enhanced products and services to our expanding client base,” Shinkle said.

ITEN ( provides a foundational system for entrepreneurs to work together towards building strong startups and a vibrant tech ecosystem. Working with ITEN, MarketVolt is honing its product development strategy, establishing new partnerships and considering options for investment partners.