Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of
America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000
For the 6th Time, MobileDemand Appears on the Inc. 5000,
Ranking No. 4,761 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 59 Percent
CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, August 20, 2019 – Inc. magazine recently revealed that MobileDemand is No. 4761 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, 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 businesses. 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.
Offering a broad family of rugged tablet devices, MobileDemand is a one-stop shop for powerful, all-weather rugged tablets with Microsoft Windows or Android, and productivity enhancing add-ons for Microsoft Surface rugged cases and Apple iPad rugged cases. xTablet ruggedized devices are the ideal tools for improving productivity and allowing mobile workers to make better business decisions at the point of interaction. With a portfolio of ten patents, MobileDemand is an innovator in the field of mobile device productivity to industries such as retail, manufacturing, warehousing, field service, transportation, and healthcare as well as military and other public sectors.
“We are proud to have earned a position on the exclusive 2019 Inc. Magazine list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, which marks our 6th year on the Inc. 5000 list,” says Matt Miller, founder and president of MobileDemand. “Our mission is to deliver productivity enhancing mobile computing tools for our customers and work with them to provided innovative mobility solutions that deliver long-term value. For example, the release of the new rugged cases for the Microsoft Surface tablets with barcode scanning offer truly innovative, industry-first and patent pending functionality that will continue our high growth. Together with our customers, suppliers, advisors, and employees, we built this successful and fast-growing company,” Miller continues.
Not only have the companies on the 2019 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2019 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 454 percent, and a median rate of 157 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $237.7 billion in 2018, accounting for 1,216,308 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 companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have followed so many different paths to success,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “There’s no single course you can follow or investment you can take that will guarantee this kind of spectacular growth. But what they have in common is persistence and seizing opportunities.”
More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000
The 2019 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2015 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2015. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2018. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2015 is $100,000; the minimum for 2018 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