ShortStack Makes Inc. Magazine's List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the Second Year in a Row

ShortStack, a marketing software company, ranked #4200 on Inc. magazine's Inc. 5000 list, showcasing its growth and success.

By Dana Kilroy ・2 min read
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RENO, Nev - August 18, 2016 - ShortStack, a company that makes marketing software announced it ranked number 4200 on Inc. magazine's 35th annual Inc. 5000, a rare second showing. ShortStack ranked #478 in 2015.The Inc. 5000 is an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list offers a unique look at the most successful companies within the economy's important and dynamic segment: independent and often small businesses. "The team has worked really hard during the last five years to make our software better and the company’s growth -- and a repeat appearance on the Inc. 5000 list -- tells me our efforts are paying off,” said Jim Belosic, CEO and co-founder of ShortStack.  “We continue to have the most loyal customers who have helped us make our product more useful,” said Belosic. “Looking forward, we’re excited to release more software products that will help businesses of all sizes meet their marketing goals.”Companies on 2016's Inc. 5000 list achieved three-year growth average of 433 percent. The Inc. 5000's aggregate revenue is $200 billion.

The companies represented generated 640,000 new jobs over the past three years. That figure represents about eight percent of all the jobs created in the entire U.S.

Economy over the period.The entire Inc. 5000 list, including company profiles and an interactive database can be found at

About ShortStack ShortStack develops marketing software that agencies and businesses use to build lead-generating landing pages, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions.

Founded in 2010, ShortStack is the software of choice for more than 400,000 businesses across 184 countries. For more information visit ShortStack.

About the Inc. 500|5000

The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event which celebrates these companies' remarkable achievements. The event also offers information workshops, celebrated keynote speakers and evening functions. For more information on Inc. and Inc. 5000 Conference, visit

MethodologyThe 2016 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2012 to 2015. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2012. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit and independent -- not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies -- as of December 31, 2015. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.)

The minimum revenue required for 2012 is $100,000; the minimum for 2015 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.

About Inc. Media

Founded in 1979 and axquired 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.

Winner of the National Magazine Award for Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly, from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 15,000,000 today.

About the author

By Dana Kilroy ・2 min read

Dana Sullivan Kilroy is a communications professional with more than 20 years of experience delivering compelling content. Her work has appeared in national, award-winning publications and sites, including: The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Fast Company, Inc.

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