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Viscira® Finishes 2015 With Outstanding Business Results

Viscira, a leading provider of digital marketing solutions and software products for the life sciences industry, today announced exceptional operating results for the 2015 fiscal year. Overall, the company realized a 23% increase in annual gross revenue over its 2014 financial performance. As part of this increase, revenue from global clients climbed to 33% of total revenue in 2015 compared to 16% in 2014.

This strong growth follows on the heels of a more than 40% increase in revenue from 2013 to 2014. Additionally, the company continued to maintain its solid profitability metrics in terms of gross margin and operating profit, with no debt on the balance sheet.

During 2015, Viscira added several major new clients, including GlaxoSmithKline, Clovis Oncology, and Merck, to its roster of prominent life science customers. The company also continues to expand its volume of business with key existing clients such as Genentech, Alexion, AbbVie, and Lilly.

Viscira also deepened their strategic capabilities in 2015, leading them to achieve the status of digital agency of record for an increasing numbers of brands. The company has also seen a growth in demand across its entire portfolio of digital solutions and software products, including its Prospero® Online Speaker Portal, Interactive Sales Aids, and Vilumina video programs. Demand for the company’s 3D MOA and MOD animations grew significantly over the period.

“We had an aggressive growth plan for 2015 and are very pleased with what our team was able to accomplish. Our strong financial results are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our people,” commented Dave Gulezian, President & CEO of Viscira. “We are very excited about the direction of the company and what we have planned for 2016.”

In addition to increasing company revenue, Viscira released an upgraded version of its Prospero® Online Speaker Portal, introduced several innovative new products, launched a redesigned corporate website, and secured an additional 5,000 square feet of office space at its San Francisco headquarters location to accommodate continued growth.

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Viscira® Launches Newly Redesigned Website

Viscira, a leading provider of digital solutions and software products for the life sciences industry, announced today the unveiling of a redesigned corporate website ( Key features include an upgraded creative design, richer visuals, more intuitive navigation, more client case studies, streaming video, and enhanced support for mobile devices through responsive design techniques.

This redesign effort represents the latest iteration of Viscira’s corporate website, which was designed and developed by the company’s internal staff. “We are very pleased with how our new website turned out,” explained Dave Gulezian, President & CEO. “It reflects our company culture and our passion for innovation. The new site is also more aligned with our company value proposition in terms of both our strategic capabilities and distinctive digital offerings.”

The site's refreshed look, enhanced content, and optimization for mobile devices give visitors a good sense of the strong creative design and technical development capabilities present within the company. Some of the innovative solutions featured on the site include the company’s Interactive Sales Aids for various mobile tablet devices, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality tradeshow programs, and the Prospero Online Speaker Portal.

“Through our redesign effort, I think people will get a much better sense for the spirit and collaboration present in the company in addition to our unique digital capabilities,” said Liz Joseph, Senior Art Director at Viscira. “We have an amazing community of talent within the company, and what we wanted to show with our new website is how we work together to create these incredible digital experiences. Viscira is a place where we continue to grow and push creative boundaries and be innovative across many disciplines.”

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Viscira® Makes the Inc. 500/5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for 4th Consecutive Year

Viscira, a leading provider of interactive, new-media communication solutions and software products for the life sciences industry, announced today that the company has been named to the Inc 500/5000 List of fastest-growing companies in North America. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Viscira has been included on Inc.'s list with an impressive three-year sales growth rate of 65 percent.

“It’s great to again be recognized as part of Inc.'s list of the fastest-growing companies.” said Dave Gulezian, Viscira’s President & CEO. “At our size, it becomes more challenging to achieve the growth rates needed for inclusion while maintaining our strong profitability metrics. We continue to innovate as a company to provide exceptional value and impact for our life science clients.”

The Inc 500/5000 list has been a prestigious and well-respected yardstick for the nation’s most innovative and successful organizations. Viscira joins other prominent companies featured on this year’s list such as Yelp, Pandora, and Zillow. Companies on the 2015 list have generated aggregate revenue of $205 billion, while generating 647,000 jobs, over the past three years.

"The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident."

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Viscira® Recognized as an Innovator by PharmaVOICE Magazine

Viscira, a leading provider of interactive, new-media communication solutions and software products for the life sciences industry, was named an innovator in PharmaVOICE Magazine’s “Celebrating Innovation” issue published last month. This special PharmaVOICE edition unveils innovators and innovations that are changing the life sciences industry. Viscira was featured among prominent companies such as Google, Microsoft, EMD Serono and BioMarin.

In featuring Viscira, PharmaVOICE highlighted how the company is creating disruption in the marketplace by challenging conventional industry approaches to developing digital solutions and interactive software applications. It points out that Viscira is serious about innovation and that a key focus for the company is technology R&D. The company also creates a unique workplace environment that is conducive to employee innovation and collaboration.

Viscira’s President & CEO, Dave Gulezian, was pleased. “It is great to be recognized for the innovation that is continually taking place at our company,” he said. “Innovation is part of our DNA at Viscira. We are constantly trying to push the boundaries of what is possible within the life science space from a creative and digital perspective.”

You can review the PharmaVOICE Innovation edition here. Please go to page 47 to read the write-up on Viscira.

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