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Softeq Makes the List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies — the Inc. 5000

Inc. 5000

September 05, 2018

Houston, TX, USA — Softeq Development has been listed among the nation’s 5000 fastest-growing private companies by Inc. magazine. Softeq ranks #4290, demonstrating a 78% rate of growth. The list features the most profitable and competitive small business companies. A roster of well-known names, including Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, among others, gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

“What began as a one-man company in Houston over 20 years ago, Softeq Development today boasts a global team with full-stack development capabilities, advanced trending technology acumen, and a lineup of tech and business innovators as customers,” noted Christopher A. Howard, Softeq’s Founder and CEO. “I am excited to see the company continues to show sustained growth across all of its key resources year after year — intellectual, personnel, and financial. We feel proud to have made the Inc. 5000 list, which is a solid testament to our business achievements”.

Inc. 5000 Methodology

The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 and 2017. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent as of December 31, 2017. The minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2017 is $2 million.


The 2018 Inc. 5000 average three-year growth is 538.2 percent, and the median rate is 171.8 percent. The Inc. 5000 is presented as an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria.


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. Inc. took home the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. The total monthly audience reach for the brand has been growing significantly, from 2,000,000 in 2010 to more than 18,000,000 today. For more information, visit

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of these companies. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

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