Forte Interactive Named To Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 18, 2015 — Inc. Magazine today ranked Forte Interactive, Inc., No. 3614 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Forte Interactive was recognized for excellence and growth in endurance registration and nonprofit fundraising software and strategy.
“It is extremely rewarding to be recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the nation’s fastest growing companies,” said Clay Williams, Forte Interactive CEO. “This honor not only recognizes the industry’s need for better nonprofit fundraising and endurance registration solutions, but validates the power offered by our RacePartner, TrustedPartner and Achieve brands in ensuring our clients’ success.”
As a South Florida company that is the leader in Millennial Impact Research, Forte Interactive has taken a different approach to corporate culture, as over 80% of its team is made up of the Millennial generation.
“Our success is a direct result of our approach to culture and our employees’ dedication to Forte.” said Slade Sundar, COO and Head of Product Management. Forte Interactive has taken a unique approach to its culture, experimenting with new management concepts and unlimited vacation policies; the success of which has been covered by Inc.com.
“We will be striving to make the list for years to come,” said Robert Anderson, Founding Partner of Forte Interactive. “Forte has continued to expand its workforce and recently acquired Achieve, a research and design agency to allow us to provide higher levels of service to our clients.”
The 2015 Inc. 5000, which debuted 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 Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 jobs over the past three years. 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.
About Forte Interactive, Inc.
Forte Interactive, Inc., is a research, design and technology services company that helps organizations inspire action and change the world. Forte combines globally recognized research from its Achieve division with thoughtful strategy, stunning design, and cloud-based software to understand and activate donors, registrants and other audiences. Forte’s cloud-based software solutions, TrustedPartner and RacePartner, offer comprehensive content management, fundraising and registration tools for nonprofits and endurance events. Visit www.ForteInteractive.com or call (866)-55-FORTE.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000
The 2015 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2011 to 2014. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2011. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent–not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies–as of December 31, 2014. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired). The minimum revenue required for 2011 is $100,000; the minimum for 2014 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.
As the Chief Operating Officer of Forte Interactive, Slade leads marketing, operations, human resources, and product development, while overseeing a staff of Millennial employees.
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