AUSTIN, TX (August 13, 2015) — Inc. magazine today included Jobs2Careers on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. 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.
“We are honored to have earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing companies two years in a row,” says Jobs2Careers founder and CEO Bruce Ge. “Our continued growth is due to the efforts of this fantastic team. We still have a lot of growth potential, and we look forward to making this list again next year.”
The 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 18 to September 22) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 490%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 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.
Jobs2Careers is a nationwide job search aggregator with more than 20 million registered users and over 800 million monthly searches. The company’s mission is to innovate the way that talent finds work – and work finds talent. The site offers not just professional jobs, but also part-time work and gigs to jobseekers. For businesses, Jobs2Careers offers unique pay-for-performance solutions that allow for more effective and economical recruiting. Jobs2Careers was founded in 2010 by CEO Bruce Ge and is headquartered in Austin, TX.
The 2015 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2011 to 2014. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2011. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent–not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies–as of December 31, 2014. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2011 is $100,000; the minimum for 2014 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/5000.
Sam is a former Washingtonian who spent the first 10 years of her marketing career working in the science, nonprofit, and publishing fields. She moved to Austin in 2015 for the thriving tech scene, abundant breakfast tacos, and beautiful swimming holes.