By Jenn Tate
Inc. Magazine Unveils 36th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000
Asheville, NC, August 15, 2018 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Cloud for Good is No. 2473 on its 37th 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 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.
“It is an honor to be named to the Inc. 5000 list for the fifth year in a row,” said Tal Frankfurt, Cloud for Good Founder and CEO. “It’s amazing to see the continued growth Cloud for Good achieves year-over-year as we deliver the transformational value of the Salesforce platform to help our clients create a positive change in the world. Our successes are possible because of our loyal client base and the dedicated efforts of the entire Cloud for Good team.”
Cloud for Good strives to be a trusted partner to nonprofits and higher education institutions, understanding their needs and providing solutions that exemplify the transformational impact Salesforce can have within the nonprofit community. Having completed thousands of Salesforce implementations for organizations, Cloud for Good is an expert in capacity development, optimizing processes, and improving performance. “It is because of our growth and dedication to providing superior services to our clients that Cloud for Good can continue to be the trusted partner for mission-driven organizations who are looking to create additional value with Salesforce. We are doing well, while doing good,” added Frankfurt.
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 www.inc.com/inc5000.
“If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice,” says 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.”
More about Cloud for Good
Cloud for Good (www.cloud4good.com) is a leading cloud consulting firm that helps nonprofit organizations and educational institutions create more value with technology. Founded in 2010, Cloud for Good is a certified B-Corp, a certified Great Place to Work and a Salesforce.Org Premium Partner. Collaborating with nonprofits and higher educational institutions, Cloud for Good has helped organizations achieve results, innovate, and transform their operations.
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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 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. Inc. took home the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. The total monthly audience reach for the brand has been growing significantly, from 2,000,000 in 2010 to more than 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 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.
For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit http://conference.inc.com/.
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