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2018 Inc. 5000 Honoree Press Release - Whois API Inc


2018 Inc. 5000 Honoree Press Release - Whois API Inc

Whois API Inc placed #651 on Inc. Magazine's 37th annual list of America's fastest-growing private companies - Inc. 5000.

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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- This is the Second Time the California-based Company Makes its Appearance in the Prestigious List. In 2017 Whois API Inc Ranked at 268th Place on the Inc. 5000 Rankings with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 1,640 Percent.. The company also ranks #18 Overall Among the Top IT Services Companies.

Inc. magazine today revealed that Whois API is No. 651 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.

Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 (which are listed online at, with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc., available on newsstands August 15) 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 Whois API Inc
Whois API Inc is a big data and API company established in Los Angeles, California, US in 2009 that at the moment serves more than 52,000 customers. Its main products include real-time APIs where Whois API Inc gives its customers the ability to easily check domain availability, API history, DNS lookup, IP geolocation or do a reverse IP, MX or NS API search. In addition, the LA-based company also provides domain research, custom solutions, data feeds, cybersecurity research and enterprise packages to its customers.

Whois API Inc serves a variety of industries and businesses. They provide their expert services and databases to clients of all sizes, from small businesses and startups to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, domain brokers and investors, corporations and many more.

Whois API Inc is trusted by many of the world's biggest companies, including IBM, American Express, Symantec, Amazon and others.

For more information about the company contact:
Whois API Inc
Jonathan Zhang
+1 (800) 207-0885

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

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—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, 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.

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

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Inc. Media
Drew Kerr



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