Code42 Named an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Privately Held Company for Eighth Consecutive Year
Data security company joins elite class of 2018 honorees to be named to the ranking eight times
Minneapolis — Sep 6, 2018
Code42, a leading data security company, announced it ranked 2653 on the 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Code42 has been named to the Inc. 5000 for eight consecutive years. Only 78 other 2018 honorees have been named to the list eight times. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.
"Being recognized among such a distinguished group of high-performing companies for eight years in a row is an incredible honor," said Joe Payne, president and CEO of Code42. "Code42’s success is grounded in our commitment to deliver on one simple value — put the customer first."
Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2018 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 538.2 percent and a median rate of 171.8 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $206.1 billion in 2017, accounting for 664,095 jobs over the past three years.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region and other criteria, can be found at inc.com/inc5000.
"If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice," said Inc. Editor-in-Chief James Ledbetter. "The lines of business may come and go, or come and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives."
The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held October 17-19, 2018, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort, in San Antonio, Texas. As always, speakers include some of the greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000
The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies — as of December 31, 2017. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2017 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at inc.com/inc5000.
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The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of these companies. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers and evening functions.
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