On February 19th, Inc. Magazine revealed CIENCE as #106 on its inaugural Inc. 5000 Series: California list after attaining a two-year revenue growth of 317%. The list is the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing California-based private companies.
Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the California economy’s most dynamic segment — its independent small businesses.
About Inc. Magazine
The world’s most trusted business media brand, Inc., offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print.
Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives founders an opportunity to engage with a community of their peers and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc.
About Inc. 5000 Regional Series
The 2020 Inc. 5000 Regional Series is ranked according to the percentage revenue growth when comparing 2016 to 2018.
To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2016. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies — as of December 31, 2018. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.)
The minimum revenue required for 2016 is $100,000; the minimum for 2018 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.
“The companies on this list demonstrate just how much the small-business sector impacts California’s economy. Across every single industry, these businesses have posted revenue and growth rates that are beyond impressive, further proving the tenacity of their founders and CEOs.”Scott Omelianuk, Inc. Editor-in-chief
About CIENCE on the Inc. 5000 Regional Series
The companies on this list show stunning rates of growth across all industries in California. Between 2016 and 2018, these 250 private companies had an average growth rate of 422 percent and, in 2018 alone, they employed more than 49,000 people and added $5.6 billion to the California economy. Companies based in the largest metro areas — Los Angeles, the Bay Area, and San Diego, brought in the highest revenue overall.
CIENCE is incredibly pleased to be on this list. We are proud of everything we’ve achieved and grateful for the recognition of our hard work. We truly believe that the sky is the limit.
“Our growth over the two years ending in 2018 is just the start.John Girard, CEO of CIENCE
We view our own fast growth as a proof point for all the growth we’ve helped our client companies achieve. We’re in a fantastic business that enables us to provide a win-win-win-win. Our clients, CIENCE, our employees, and each of our client’s new business opportunities are all winners in our virtuous business model.”