For the second year in a row, Click Rain has been named to the annual Inc. 500|5000 List. Click Rain moved up 676 spots over last year’s placement, to #1,087 for their 410 percent growth between 2010 and 2013. In addition, Click Rain was ranked by Inc. as the number one fastest-growing business in South Dakota.
There are several criteria each company needs to meet in order to be considered for the Inc. 5000 list. Companies must be located in the United States, be independently held, and have generated at least $2 million in revenue last year and $100,000 in 2010.
“It is again such an honor to be among the other companies on this prestigious list,” said Paul Ten Haken, president of Click Rain. “Our sizable jump in the rankings over last year shows the quality and constant drive of our team. This recongition is great third-party validation of the great work we are providing our clients.”
Originally recognizing only the top 500 private companies in the United States, Inc. added the 5000 portion of the list in 2007. This year’s list includes GoPro, OtterBox, and Tough Mudder. Past Inc. 5000 lists have included Yelp, LinkedIn, Pandora, Domino's Pizza, and Dell.
According to Inc., this year is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 516%. The Inc. 5000’ s aggregate revenue is $211 billion, generating 505,000 jobs over the past three years.
To view the entire Inc. 500|5000 list, visit Inc.
About Click Rain
Located in Sioux Falls, SD, Click Rain is the largest and most experienced online marketing firm in the region, providing expertise in web design and development services, and online marketing, as well as public speaking and consulting services. Click Rain’s team of 25 developers, designers, online marketing strategists and account managers serve 100+ clients in over 25 states. Clients range from hospitality management companies, political candidates, health care systems, colleges and universities, and manufacturing companies. Click Rain has received many awards over the years including being named the Best Small Place to Work in 2013 by the Sioux Falls Business Journal and for workplace excellence by the Sioux Empire Society for Human Resource Management.
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. In 1982, Inc. introduced the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States. Since then, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success and the place where future household names first make their mark. In 2007, the Inc. 500 list expanded to the Inc. 500|5000, giving readers a deeper, richer understanding of the entrepreneurial landscape and capturing a broader spectrum of success.Today, the list is a distinguished editorial award, a celebration of innovation, a network of entrepreneurial leaders, and an effective public relations showcase. The Inc. 500|5000 ranks companies by overall revenue growth over a three-year period. For more information, visit www.inc.com.