GuideSpark Ranks #270 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies

Three-Year Sales Growth Topped More Than 1700%

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This award celebrates innovation – and that’s what we’ve been striving to deliver to our customers – a new way of communicating for our fast-paced, digital world where clear, consistent, branded employee communication is more important than ever.

Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014

GuideSpark, the leader in employee communications and engagement, announced today that it has been ranked #270 on Inc. magazine’s 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The company was ranked #22 amongst its peers, in the software category. The list represents the most comprehensive look at America’s entrepreneurial landscape. Companies such as Pandora, 7 Eleven, Toys 'R' Us, Zipcar, Zappos.com and numerous other well-known brands have made their mark on the Inc. 500|5000 in the past.

“Our growth is attributed to our hardworking team and our customers who have partnered with us to transform employee communications and engagement,” says Keith Kitani, CEO of GuideSpark. "This award celebrates innovation – and that’s what we’ve been striving to deliver to our customers – a new way of communicating for our fast-paced, digital world where clear, consistent, branded employee communication is more important than ever.”

GuideSpark transforms how organizations communicate and engage with their employees by creating customized video and mobile experiences via a robust platform that also measures employee engagement across every stage of the employee life cycle, from onboarding to benefits, compensation and more. By leveraging content and technology, the company’s turnkey video solution has enabled hundreds of companies, across industries, to transform their employee communications. These companies are partnering with GuideSpark to transform their employee communications to increase engagement, create efficiencies (saving time and money), deliver consistent messaging and get peace of mind knowing that their employees understand the value of working for their company.

The 2014 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com, is the most competitive crop in the lists' history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 516%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $211 billion, generating 505,000 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 http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

Methodology
The 2014 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2010 to 2013. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2010. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent--not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies--as of December 31, 2013. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2010 is $100,000; the minimum for 2013 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.

About Inc. and the Inc. 5000
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com/.

About GuideSpark
GuideSpark, the leader in employee communications and engagement, offers a robust employee communications platform, which includes customized, engaging, and cost-effective videos on HR-related content. The platform is accessible from any device, including mobile, and provides an interactive user experience and deep analytics on user engagement. GuideSpark, named to Forbes “Most Promising Companies” list, serves hundreds of enterprise customers and more than 1 million employees. By transforming the traditional methods of employee communications, GuideSpark significantly increases employee engagement while decreasing overall HR costs. For more information, visit http://www.guidespark.com.


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