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Phobio Ranks No. 1,137 on the 2018 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 434 Percent


Inc. magazine today revealed that Phobio is No. 1,137 on its 37th
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 businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino's
Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other
well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the
Inc. 5000.

"Being recognized with this prestigious honor is a true testament of the
hard work and culture that we have developed here at Phobio," said
Stephen Wakeling, CEO.

"Over the last eight years, we strived for success, and we've made it,"
Wakeling added. "But this is only the beginning. I speak for the whole
company when I say we're excited for the future and excited to keep
bringing innovative software and services to market that better the
overall customer experience."

Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 been very competitive
within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth
compared with prior lists. The 2018 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding
three-year average growth of 538.2 percent, and a median rate of 171.8
percent. The Inc. 5000's aggregate revenue was $206.1 billion in 2017,
accounting for 664,095 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

"If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it's unparalleled recognition of
your years of hard work and sacrifice," says Inc. editor in chief James
Ledbetter. "The lines of business may come and go, or come and stay.
What doesn't change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the
forces that shape our lives."

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be
held October 17 to 19, 2018, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country
Resort, in San Antonio, Texas. As always, speakers include some of the
greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation.

About Phobio

Headquartered in Atlanta, Phobio offers software and services that
enable brands to transform how they engage with customers and employees
and disrupt their respective marketplace. Founded in 2010, the company's
product portfolio includes SafeTrade, an omni-channel software platform
that automates mobile device trade-ins, and Rodio, a workforce
communication platform that closely aligns with an organization's
hierarchical structure to exchange business-critical messages. The
company's software is deployed at more than 4,500 locations, and serves
leading companies such as Apple, Samsung, Verizon, MarketSource and
Tracfone. For more information, visit:

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000


The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when
comparing 2014 and 2018. 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—not subsidiaries or
divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2017. (Since then, a
number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The
minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2017 is
$2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for
subjective reasons. 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

About Inc. Media

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,

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.

For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit

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