Crain’s Chicago Business Names LotLinx No. 1 on Annual “Fast 50” List | Financial Buzz

Crains Chicago Business Names LotLinx No. 1 on Annual Fast 50 List

the industry’s No. 1 Automotive /AI/™, has been ranked the fastest
growing company in Chicago on Crain’s Chicago Business annual Fast 50

Since 2007, Crain’s has annually recognized 50 Chicago-area businesses
with the highest five-year revenue growth rates. LotLinx has grown
67,879 percent during the past five years, as their customer and partner
network evolved to include thousands of dealers and agencies throughout
the U.S. In fact, a recent independent third-party marketing study noted
that LotLinx performed 19 times better than the average digital media
solution for auto dealers, and in-market shoppers were 3.3 times more
likely to purchase vehicles from dealers using the LotLinx platform.

“We are incredibly honored to be listed at the top of Crain’s
prestigious Fast 50 list,” stated Len Short, LotLinx founding chairman
and CEO. “Our rapid growth is a testament to the hard work and
innovation of our team, and the need in the auto dealer industry for a
more effective solution to drive purchase-ready shoppers to the cars
they are looking to buy. While we are proud of what we have accomplished
over the past five years, I am also very excited about the potential of
LotLinx over the next five years and beyond as we continue to bring
cutting-edge /AI/ solutions to the automotive industry.”

In explaining why it ranked LotLinx No. 1, Crain’s noted not only the
company’s growth to date but also the tremendous potential for continued

“Len Short treats his artificial-intelligence-powered advertising
platform a little like a clever pet. He feeds it data and then watches
with fascination as it grows smarter. ‘You see this heartbeat,
heartbeat, and then all of a sudden—boom!—it just starts climbing like
an F-16,’ he says.

“The growth of his company, LotLinx, has followed a similar pattern,
as car dealers have embraced LotLinx’s value proposition of using
artificial intelligence to identify online car shoppers at the moment
they’re ready to buy and drive them directly to the dealer’s vehicle
detail pages.”

The company will continue its forward trajectory with new product
releases to be announced this fall. Dealers can learn more about how
LotLinx /AI/ is changing the automotive industry at the Automotive
Intelligence Summit July 24 to 26 in Raleigh, North Carolina. LotLinx
will also be participating in other industry events later this year
including Digital Dealer 25 Oct. 16 to 18 and the 14th Annual Kain
Clients & Friends Digital Success Workshop Nov. 13 to 15.

For more information, visit

About LotLinx

LotLinx, the industry’s #1 Automotive /AI/™, is a technology company
dedicated to empowering automotive dealers and the agencies that work
with them, up to the OEM level. LotLinx-VIN Specific™ digital marketing
campaigns use artificial intelligence to manage inventory-specific
consumer demand based on a dealer’s monthly sales goals, dramatically
increasing vehicle sales velocity and VDP conversions while reducing
digital advertising and inventory carrying costs. Founded in 2012 and
based in Chicago, LotLinx works with thousands of dealers including
rooftops under the nation’s Top 100 auto groups, and recently expanded
into the Canadian market. To learn more, visit

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