Here Are the 10 Hottest Companies in Phoenix (Including the No. 1 Fastest-
Growing Company in America)In Phoenix, a business that sells gas-fireplace logs for Arizona’s chillynights cohabitates with one that installs swimming pools for the swelteringsummers. It’s a contrast that highlights the diversity of the city’s startupecosystem, which can’t be defined by just one or two industries.One element those businesses have in common, though, is how quickly they’veincreased revenue. The two–Grand Canyon Gas Logs and Emerald Pools and Spas–both appear on this year’s Inc. 5000, a list of the fastest-growing privatecompanies in America.This year, they’ll be celebrated in their hometown at the Inc. 5000 conferenceand gala, October 10-12. Entrepreneurs representing many of the othercompanies that made the list will also be at the event, which features suchspeakers as Calm co-founder Michael Acton Smith, LearnVest founder Alexa vonTobel, and Away co-founder Jen Rubio.Ahead of the conference, here are the top 10 fastest-growing private companiesin Phoenix, ranked by their three-year revenue growth rate.
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 1,043 | Three-year growth 401% | 2018 revenue $8.1MThe three-time Inc. 5000 list honoree helps automotive dealers streamline theprocess of selling car parts. Launched in 2013, the startup also helps dealershandle back-office work and data entry.
9. Grand Canyon Gas Logs
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 938 | Three-year growth 453% | 2018 revenue $2.7MLaunched in 2014, this startup makes and sells lifelike fake logs forresidential and commercial gas fireplaces. The company, which had 10 employeesat the end of 2018, is making its Inc. 5000 debut this year.
7. Mi-One Brands
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 721 | Three-year growth 607% | 2018 revenue $18.3MLaunched in 2009, this four-time Inc. 5000 honoree designs, engineers, andsells high-end vaporizer tools for tobacco and cannabis. In addition to vapes,the company makes cartridges, salts, and liquids.
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 248 | Three-year growth 1,713% | 2018 revenue $8.3M
The security company, started by Chris Vetter and Shawn Crane in 2014,provides customers both virtual and physical protection: Transcend’s servicesinclude uniformed guards, parking enforcement, security technologies, andalarm responses.
10. Tier4 Group
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 245 | Three-year growth 1,729% | 2018 revenue $4.6millionTier4 Group provides business customers with recruiting, consulting, andcybersecurity services. Notably, founder Betsy Robinson has spent the past 12years on the advisory council for Women in Technology, a nonprofit dedicatedto increasing the percentage of women in Georgia’s science, technology,engineering, arts, and math jobs.
9. Bridge Brothers
2019 Inc. 5000 rank 191 | Three-year growth 2,082% | 2018 revenue $4.1 millionBridge Brothers–and this may shock you–makes and installs custom bridges,from giant skyways to tiny archways for hiking trails. Among the company’sclients are government agencies such as the U.S. Department of the Interior,schools like the University of Georgia, and large businesses including Chevronand Shell.
2019 Inc. 5000 rank 71 | Three-year growth 4,281% | 2018 revenue $6.2 millionGreenPrint, a B2B environmental consulting company, operates programs rangingfrom carbon offset purchases to local tree planting in 14 countries. Thatmodel, along with the company’s impressive revenue growth, helped make founderPete Davis a finalist for the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Small BusinessPerson of the Year award in 2017.
3. Edvenswa Tech
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 395 | Three-year growth 1,157% | 2018 revenue $2.9MEdvenswa’s tech incubation and consulting services help startups create proofsof concept, prototypes, and product-ready systems. In 2016, the company wonthe SAP StartUp World competition.
2. Green Bits
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 359 | Three-year growth 1,276% | 2018 revenue $5.9MFounded in 2014, Green Bits makes software that’s used by cannabis retailersin 13 states. Its product enables dispensaries to simplify their checkoutprocesses, streamline store operations, and ensure compliance with governmentregulations.
6. Blue Raven Solar
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 259 | Three-year growth 1,673% | 2018 revenue $58.8MBlue Raven Solar provides solar power products and services, such as panel andcontrol systems, for residential use. Located in American Fork, the companyhad 250 employees as of 2018.
10. Streamline Marketing
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 953 | Three-year growth 445% | 2018 Revenue $2.4MStreamline Marketing, which is making its second consecutive appearance on theInc. 5000, specializes in affinity partnerships and a host of other strategicmarketing services. The company has worked with many big-name clients,including Amazon, DoorDash, Levi’s, and Visa.