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Inc. Magazine Reveals Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies — the Inc. 5000

Elishia Vaz
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For the 2nd Time in a row, Benchmark Digital Partners Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No. 4169 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 71% Percent.

 Cincinnati, Ohio, August 24, 2021 – Inc. magazine revealed that Benchmark Digital Partners, cloud-based compliance and management systems software solutions provider, has ranked No. 4169 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, 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 businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000. 

 Benchmark Digital Partners is committed to supporting organizations to fulfill their Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) objectives by offering innovative digital tools that aid in managing sustainable operations across the globe. CEO and Founder R. Mukund has steadily led the Benchmark Digital community through a challenging and uncertain 2020 pandemic year to make it on the Inc. 5000 list for a second straight year in 2021. 

 Mukund commented, “We are very proud to share the Inc. 5000 recognition with everyone. Here’s to our transformation as Benchmark Digital and continuing with our ESG-infused mission, for a great year-end 2021!”  

 Not only have the companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but this year’s list also proved especially resilient and flexible given 2020’s unprecedented challenges. Among the 5,000 companies listed, the average median three-year growth rate soared to 543 percent, and median revenue reached $11.1 million. Together, those companies added more than 610,000 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 www.inc.com/inc5000. The top 500 companies are featured in the September issue of Inc., which will be available on newsstands on August 20. 

 “The 2021 Inc. 5000 list feels like one of the most important rosters of companies ever compiled,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. “Building one of the fastest-growing companies in America in any year is a remarkable achievement. Building one in the crisis we’ve lived through is just plain amazing. This kind of accomplishment comes with hard work, smart pivots, great leadership, and the help of a whole lot of people.” 

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Benchmark ESG™ | Gensuite® enables companies to implement robust cross-functional Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Solutions – locally, globally, and across diverse operating profiles. Our comprehensive cloud-based software suite features intuitive, best-practice process functionality, flexible configurations, and powerful extensions. For over two decades, we’ve helped companies manage safe & sustainable operations worldwide, with a focus on fast return on investment (ROI), service excellence, and continuous innovation.  Join over 1,500,000 users that trust Benchmark ESG™ Powered by Gensuite® with their software system needs for operational risk and compliance, EHS, sustainability, product stewardship, and responsible sourcing. 

 More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 

 Methodology 

Companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2017 to 2020. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2017. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2020. (Since then, some on the list may have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2017 is $100,000; the minimum for 2020 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine company rankings were calculated to three decimal places. There was one tie on this year’s Inc. 5000.  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/inc5000. 

 About Inc. Media 

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 web sites, 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 global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Vision Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com. 

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