|Industry||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Key people||Jay Deakins (Founder, President)|
Deacom, Inc. produces an ERP software (DEACOM) for mid-to-large sized batch process manufacturing companies.
In 1995, Jay T. Deakins, President, formed Deacom in his mother-in-law's basement. In 1999, Deacom relocated to the West Valley Business Center in Wayne, Pennsylvania. In 2007 Deacom tripled its office space to accommodate new and anticipated sales and technical staff, which numbered 14 in 2007, up from 7 in 2005. As of 2014[update], the staff had grown to 45.
His logic was that he could spend six months trying either to raise $50,000 from venture capitalists or try to sell $50,000 of software, and the latter made more sense.