Inc. Magazine Unveils 36th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000
Asheville, North Carolina, August 16, 2017 — Inc. magazine today ranked Cloud for Good No. 1463 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the fourth consecutive year that Cloud for Good has been ranked on the Inc. 5000 list. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.
“It is an incredible honor to be named to the Inc. 5000 list four years in a row,” said Tal Frankfurt, Cloud for Good Founder and CEO. “Cloud for Good continues to grow substantially year-over-year. Our successes are possible because of our loyal client base and the dedicated efforts of the entire Cloud for Good team. We continue delivering the transformation value of the Salesforce platform to help our clients create a positive change in the world.”
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 over 1,000 Salesforce implementations for nonprofits organizations and higher education institutions, Cloud for Good is an expert in capacity development, optimizing processes, and improving performance. “Cloud for Good continues to be the trusted partner for mission driven organizations who are looking to create additional value with Salesforce. We are doing good, while doing well,” added Frankfurt.
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.”
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 strategic solutions on the Salesforce platform. Founded in 2010, Cloud for Good is a certified B-Corp and a Salesforce.Org Preferred Partner. Collaborating with over 750 nonprofits and 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 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.
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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 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.
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