NEW YORK, May 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that trading of Marketo, Inc. (Nasdaq:MKTO), the provider of a leading cloud-based marketing software platform, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on Friday, May 17, 2013. Marketo is listed under the ticker symbol MKTO.
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Marketo is a provider of an easy-to-use marketing software platform that enables a variety of organizations to engage in modern relationship marketing. Marketo's customer base extends across more than 2,300 customers across a multitude of industries including business services, consumer, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, media, technology and telecommunications. Marketo's marketing software solution drives revenue growth, improves sales effectiveness, streamlines marketing processes, increases efficiency and speed of marketing execution and provides deep analytical insight. Marketo has been recognized for its innovation with awards from CRM Magazine and AppExchange."Marketo is transforming marketing with its innovative platform which helps customers better target and execute marketing strategies that have greater and more meaningful impact on their businesses," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Corporate Client Group. "We are thrilled to welcome Marketo to NASDAQ's family of companies which have continued to progress and transform industries for more than 40 years. We congratulate Marketo on its successful listing and look forward to a long and enduring partnership in the years to come." Since its foundation, NASDAQ has continuously been the exchange of choice for the some of the world's largest and most revolutionary companies. By listing with NASDAQ, Marketo joins leading software companies including Microsoft Corp., Adobe Systems Inc., Oracle Corp., and Responsys. NASDAQ is home to over 73 percent of technology companies listed on U.S. exchanges.