SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Prophet, a global brand and marketing consultancy, today announced that Inc. magazine has listed the company on its seventh annual Inc. 500 | 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This year's list measures each company’s performance from 2009 through 2012, a three-year period during which Prophet demonstrated an impressive revenue growth rate of 111 percent.
“We are honored to be recognized by Inc. as one of the fastest growing companies in America”
“We are honored to be recognized by Inc. as one of the fastest growing companies in America,” said Michael Dunn, chairman and CEO of Prophet. “Prophet’s continued success is strong proof that our unique, multidisciplinary approach–combining insight, strategic rigor, creativity and deep business knowledge–yields actionable ideas that deliver impact for our clients.”
Founded in 1992, Prophet serves companies around the globe from its 10 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. The firm brings focus and clarity to complex business challenges and delivers solutions that convert insights into action. Prophet enjoys an enviable track record of long-term relationships with clients who value its collaborative approach and ability to build brands, transform marketing and ultimately grow businesses.
Despite a stagnant economic environment, the median growth rate for 2013’s Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion. Prophet is ranked 3013 in the list.
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 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 www.inc.com/500.
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 www.inc.com.
Prophet is a strategic brand and marketing consultancy with offices around the world. It helps companies win by delivering inspired and actionable ideas. Prophet has worked with leading brands such as BMW, Cisco, GE, Johnson & Johnson, McDonald's, and Zurich Financial on a broad scope of projects in its areas of expertise: brand, marketing, innovation, design, digital and analytics.