New York (PRWEB) August 23, 2008
Inc. magazine ranked AgileThought, Inc., a full service provider of software development and implementation solutions, No. 160 on its 27th annual Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. The list is the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy - America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Companies such as Zappos, Intuit, GoDaddy, Under Armour, Jamba Juice, American Apparel, Oracle and hundreds of other powerhouses gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500.
"Receiving this recognition is a tribute to the talented team of professionals we have assembled at AgileThought," stated co-founder and CEO John Wagner. "This has been a tremendous four years for us where everyone on our team has worked tirelessly to solidify our culture and core values, to deliver innovative software solutions, and to build long-term relationships with clients from a variety of industries."
Nationally Inc. magazine ranked AgileThought No. 8 among the top 100 software companies and No. 7 among the fastest growing private companies in the state of Florida.
"If you want to find out which companies are going to change the world, look at the Inc. 500," said Inc. Editor Jane Berentson. "These are the most innovative, dynamic, fast-growing companies in the nation - the ones coming up with solutions to some of our knottiest problems, creating systems that let us conduct business faster and easier, and manufacturing products we soon discover we can't live without. The Inc. 500 list is Inc. magazine's tribute to American business ingenuity and ambition."
AgileThought is a full service provider of software development and implementation solutions, with specializations in custom software development, data warehousing, application lifecycle management (ALM), and portal implementations. Formed in 2004, AgileThought serves clients nationwide from offices in Tampa, St. Louis, Chicago, and New York. Clients include PricewaterhouseCoopers, Microsoft, OSI Restaurant Partners, Kirkland & Ellis, and KPMG as well as other Fortune 500 companies. AgileThought has been recognized by the Tampa Bay Business Journal as one of the fastest growing private companies in the Tampa Bay area and has been recognized as one of the best places to work within the Tampa Bay area. AgileThought continues to advance in the marketplace through a philosophy that keeps its clients and employees as the main priority. Additional details about this growing company can be found at http://www.agilethought.com.
The 2008 Inc. 500, as revealed in the September issue of Inc. magazine (on newsstands August 26 - September 30), reported aggregate revenue of $13.7 billion and median three-year growth of 1,046%. Total sales for Inc. 500 companies were 14 percent below last year's combined revenue of $16 billion; still, it was a stellar year for many companies. Not only did sales for this year's top 50 growers outstrip those of last year's top 50 by $541 million, but this year's fastest 50 also boasted a staggering 47 percent jump in average three-year growth from last year's top of the class. Additionally, the 2008 Inc. 500 companies were engines of job growth, having created more than 51,414 jobs since those companies were founded.
Complete information on this year's Inc. 500, including company profiles and a list of the fastest-growing companies that can be sorted by industry and region can be found at http://www.inc5000.com.
The 2008 Inc. 500/5000 list measures revenue growth from 2004 through 2007. To qualify, companies must be U.S.-based and privately held, independent - not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies - as of December 31, 2007, and have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2004, and $2 million in 2007.
Companies can apply for next year's Inc. 500/5000 by registering with "IncBizNet, Business Network for Private Companies", at http://www.incbiznet.com.
About Inc. magazine Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, LLC., Inc. magazine (http://www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 724,110, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology.
About Inc. 500|Inc. 5000 Conference Each year, Inc. magazine and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of today's entrepreneurial superstars -- the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|Inc. 5000 Conference brings together members of the Inc. 5000 community--both a new class of Inc. 5000 honorees and the list's alumni--for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. For the first time ever, this powerful networking event is open to all. Please join us September 18-20, 2008 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C. For more information or to register, visit http://www.Inc500Conference.com or call us at 877-211-0489.