Inc. magazine has revealed that ClassicCars.com has been ranked No. 4,452 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.
ClassicCars.com, founded in 2007 and headquartered in Phoenix. The company is home to the industry’s largest community of collector car owners, buyers and enthusiasts.
“Receiving this honor for the fourth consecutive year is a testament to the hard work of our staff, the enthusiastic support of our followers and the vitality of the classic car market,” said Roger Falcione, president and CEO of ClassicCars.com. “This year is the fourth of what we hope will be many years to come for ClassicCars.com, years filled with great people, great cars and great business for everyone in our community.”
Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists, the magazine reports. 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,” said 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.”
The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held Oct. 17-19, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort, in San Antonio. As always, speakers include some of the greatest innovators and business leaders of this generation.