Inc. Magazine Unveils 36th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000
NEW YORK, August 16, 2017 – Inc. magazine today ranked KeyMark, Inc. NO. 3525 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.
“We are thrilled to make the Inc. 5000 again. The business world is simple: Growth is imperative for any organization who desires long-term success and stability. The Inc. 5000 is a good measuring stick for any organization that is looking to the future. This is especially true for organizations like ours that live in the technology space,” says Jim Wanner, KeyMark’s Chief Expectations Officer. “All of our success is due to the wonderful people who work at KeyMark and their devotion to helping our customers thrive. When you work with great people and they understand their focus is to ensure our customers are benefiting from their solutions, positive success is inevitable.”
“When you work with great people and they understand their focus is to ensure our customers are benefiting from their solutions, positive success is inevitable.”
The 2017 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 16) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year average growth of 481%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 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 www.inc.com/inc5000.
“The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.”
Since 1996, KeyMark, Inc. has been a leading integrator of business process automation technologies focusing on data capture, case management and workflow solutions. KeyMark believes that information should be easy and helps clients leverage technology to increase productivity and decrease operating costs in industries such as: financial services, state and local government, healthcare, insurance, logistics, manufacturing and distribution. KeyMark is one of a select few organizations worldwide to hold both the OnBase by Hyland Diamond Support award and the Kofax Diamond Partner award.
KeyMark first appeared on the INC. 500 in 2002 at #404 and has now been named to the INC. 5000 for 2007, 2009 and 2017. KeyMark was named Best Places to Work in South Carolina for 2016 and 2017 by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and SC Biz News. Additionally, the company was ranked 17th in the 2016 South Carolina’s Fastest Growing Companies Competition Awards.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000
The 2017 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2013 to 2016. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2013. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2016. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2013 is $100,000; the minimum for 2016 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 http://www.inc.com/inc5000.
About Inc. Media:
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 18,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.
The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.
For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit http://conference.inc.com/.