Hedgehog Named to Inc. 5000 Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

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Hedgehog Wins This Award for a Second Straight Year

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The maturity, success and continued growth of our business is based on our three pillar model of discipline, focus and process.

Inc. magazine has named Hedgehog to its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Hedgehog Development, LLC (http://www.hhog.com), a leading global provider of digital solutions, has been recognized for the sustained growth of its strategic design, technology and marketing services. It is the second time the company has been named to the list.

“Hedgehog’s recognition among the Inc. 5000 companies validates our client strategy and company direction. It is a testament to our vision on how to execute and focus on client success for business-critical development of websites with complex requirements,” says Dan Galvez, Co-founder and CEO of Hedgehog. “The maturity, success and continued growth of our business is based on our three pillar model of discipline, focus and process.”

Hedgehog has continued the expansion of its strong agency development and creative business into multiple geographies, opening West Coast and European offices and expanding its offerings, to better meet the needs of its growing global customer base. The company also rose in the list to be ranked among the top third percentile of companies.

"The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident."

The Inc. 5000 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.

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 http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

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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. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 13,000,000 today. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com.

The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success.

Hedgehog is a full-service digital agency and a leading global provider of digital experiences that change the way consumers interact with brands. The company provides a true understanding of brand, audience, business objectives, and technology to create new identities, build greater experiences, unlock technology benefits, shape perceptions, craft tactics, and energize engagement for its clients ranging from mid-market to enterprise Fortune 50 companies. A recognized Inc. 5000 company, Hedgehog brings business value through technology to companies across a wide range of verticals. More information, please visit http://www.hhog.com

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