Intelligent Waves ranked No. 1325 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 311% Percent
Reston, Va., August 14, 2019 – Intelligent Waves LLC, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business and provider of end-to-end information technology (IT) solutions, announced it was named no. 1325 on the 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.
“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized on the 2019 Inc. 5000,” stated Intelligent Waves President and Chief Executive Officer Jared Shepard. “We were excited to be ranked 1325, but even more excited because that is simply an indicator of the momentum my incredible team has begun. We demonstrate that a team focused on innovation and impact on the customer mission can experience amazing growth! Inc. 500 for us next year!”
Founded in 2006, Intelligent Waves provides services and solutions to support customers through IT modernization and transformation and enable operational agility for resilient and secure communications. With solutions such as Hypori, a secure virtual smartphone, government and corporate users can perform business tasks on their mobile devices while leaving zero footprint and guaranteeing separation of personal and corporate data. Hypori empowers staff to use their personal devices to get more done while simultaneously improving compliance, security, and cost effectiveness of BYOD (‘bring your own device”) programs.
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.”
The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held October 10 to 12, 2019, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. As always, speakers include some of the greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation.
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.
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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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