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Gratis Internet
Gratis Internet connects advertisers and consumers worldwide with innovative online marketing techniques. Since its founding in 2000, Gratis Internet has pioneered the incentive marketing industry. Today, Gratis continues to build upon its innovative performance-based model to excel at global customer acquisition and lead generation. Gratis Internet over the last six years has consistently generated high quality traffic world-wide through its network. The Gratis team has a solid track and deep industry relationships with many of the world’s top advertisers and publishers. Gratis can deliver cost-effective online marketing campaigns for advertisers of all sizes and across diverse industry verticals in over 25 different countries around the world. Gratis Internet is privately held and currently has no outside investors. Gratis Internet has offices in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, CA. Gratis Internet was one of the fastest growing companies in the US according to Inc Magazine, achieving a Top 100 ranking in 2004 and a Top 20 in 2005.  


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Rob Jewell and Gratis Internet in the News

Under 30 CEO Summit This Week in Utah

4/19/2008 - A Southeast Entrepreneur The top 30 CEO's under the age of 30 gather in Alta, Utah near Salt Lake City for summit put on by Elliot Bisnow. If It's Free, They Will Click  3/31/2008 - TechBisNow Gratis Internet CEO Rob Jewell built his DC-based business around a simple concept: People love free stuff. Rob Jewell from Gratis Internet  11/8/2007 - MeetInnovators Interview with CEO and co-founder Rob Jewell of Gratis Internet to discuss the internet marketing space and how to effectively connect consumers with advertisers online.

About Rob Jewell

Rob Jewell, a cofounder, is credited with being one of the early pioneers of the incentive marketing industry. Gratis Internet, under Mr. Jewell’s leadership, achieved a #95 ranking in 2004 and #18 ranking in 2005 on the Inc 500 listing of the fastest growing private companies in the US. Mr. Jewell was a finalist for the 2005 Greater Washington Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Mr. Jewell holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

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