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Portland's DevelopmentNow Named Inc. 5000 Winner

Inc. magazine ranked Portlandís DevelopmentNow No. 1546 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

Portland, OR, August 18, 2017 --( Inc. Magazine Unveils 36th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies - the Inc. 5000.

DevelopmentNow Ranks No. 1546 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 258.17%.

Inc. magazine ranked Portland’s DevelopmentNow No. 1546 on its 36th 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 and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

“We're thrilled to be in the top third of the Inc 5000 this year alongside so many passionate and driven companies. Our growth is the outcome of innovative digital services, hard work by our creative and technology teams, and our process-driven focus on providing meaningful value to our clients and partners.”
- Ben Strackany, DevelopmentNow CEO

The 2017 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year average growth of 481%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 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

"The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.”

About DevelopmentNow
DevelopmentNow is a creative digital development agency located in Portland, Oregon. DevelopmentNow specializes in helping clients discover how technology can improve their business through mobile, responsive web, and emerging technology solutions. From initial discovery and design to development and user acceptance testing, DevelopmentNow provides end-to-end development services and consulting. DevelopmentNow is comprised of an expert team of developers, technologists, and strategists that guide client ideas from the fundamental scope to an effective deployment and launch. Past clients include Time Warner, Ogilvy, Microsoft, Google, and AT&T.

“As an Inc. 5000 honoree, DevelopmentNow now shares a pedigree with Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Timberland, Clif Bar, Patagonia, Oracle, Box, Grubhub, and dozens of other alumni that have gone on to become household names. In addition to DevelopmentNow, the class of 2017 includes such powerhouses as S’well, Halo Top Creamery, Bitly, and Orangetheory Fitness.”
- Eric Shurenberg

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More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

The 2017 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2013 to 2016. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2013. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent - not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies - as of December 31, 2016. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2013 is $100,000; the minimum for 2016 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. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 18,000,000 today. For more information, visit

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