Fishermen Labs Named One of Inc. Magazine's Fastest-Growing Private Companies after Demonstrating 2344.5 Percent Growth

Company adds forward-looking brands like Walmart, Sony, and Paramount to roster of all-star clients that want to create transformative AR and VR experiences and industry-leading websites and apps

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) August 15, 2018

Fishermen Labs, a product development agency specializing in design and development for augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), mobile app, web, and emerging technology products, today announced its inclusion on the Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The 37th annual list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic segment— its independent small and mid-sized businesses. As one of the most prolific AR content creators in the world, Fishermen Labs has created AR experiences that have reached more than 100 million people. The company secured its position, number 185 on the Inc. 5000, after demonstrating 2344.5 percent growth over the last year.

Fisherman Labs joins the Inc. 5000 upon completing outstanding campaigns and projects for some of the world's leading companies, including Walmart, IAC, Sony, Paramount, Lenovo, the United Nations, and the Whitney Museum. Its momentum has been building since Snapchat selected Fishermen Labs as one of the seven most experienced AR and VR product development agencies in existence. Fishermen Labs is now authorized to help brands create fascinating and amazing new experiences for distribution in Snapchat through the Lens Studio program. Additionally, Fishermen Labs was designated as the fourth fastest growing company in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Business Journal, and company co-founder and CEO Eden Chen has been named to the Forbes 30 under 30 as well as the Los Angeles Business Journal 20 in their 20's lists.

"Fishermen Labs has experienced a phenomenal year of growth, and inclusion in the Inc. 500 caps it off," said co-founder and CEO. "This is a rapidly expanding market, and the Inc. 5000 further validates its evolution. It is clear that there is a strong appetite for new, AR and VR experiences, and we are excited to help industry leaders elevate their product development initiatives."

In addition to Fishermen Labs' industry-leading AR and VR offerings as well as discovery and design services, the company will be debuting a new product called Sonar in the coming weeks that will provide account managers with visibility into their clients and projects. For more information visit

About Fishermen Labs
Fishermen Labs is a Los Angeles based product development agency specializing in design and development for augmented reality, virtual reality, mobile app, web, and emerging technology products. Our team is comprised of product designers, developers, and product managers and we specialize in working with companies on building existing products, innovating on new products, and refining software development processes. Our client roster is made up of a diverse set of brands and startups including Walmart, IAC, Sony, Lenovo, Puma, Regal, the United Nations,, Goodwater Capital, TBN and CBS.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

The 2018 Inc. 5000 are 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

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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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