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AUSTIN, Texas – August 16, 2017 – Inc. magazine today ranked Praetorian, a leading information security assessment and advisory services firm, for the fourth consecutive year on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Pandora, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.
“Praetorian’s ranking on the Inc. 5000 list can be directly attributed to the 215 percent growth rate we experienced over the last three years and it signals my confidence in our people to continue distinguishing the firm’s value proposition from the competition,” said Nathan Sportsman, founder and CEO of Praetorian. “We are rapidly climbing up the ranks as the cybersecurity firm of choice, and our accelerated growth reflects the trust and confidence our customers place in us.”
Praetorian is the second fastest-growing private company focused on cybersecurity of those having ranked four consecutive years or more on this distinguished list. Praetorian’s continued growth has been fueled by its highly technical engineers and developers with decades of industry experience. Its singular focus on information security consulting delivers unbiased expertise the continues to strength deep client relationships. The value it provides stems directly from its team’s engineering culture – a continuous pursuit of efficiency and improvement in all operations.
The 2017 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 16) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year average growth of 481%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 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 www.inc.com/inc5000.
"The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.”
The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 10 through 12, 2017 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as former Ford president Alan Mullaly, FUBU CEO and founder and “Shark Tank” star Daymond John, Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin, researcher and #1 New York Times bestseller Brené Brown, and Gravity Payments’ founder and CEO Dan Price.