Strong B2B Growth Propels Malwarebytes to Fourth Year on the 2018 Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – September 24, 2018 – Malwarebytes™, the leading advanced endpoint protection and remediation solution, announced today its ranking of 1748th on the 37th annual Inc. 5000 list, 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 mid-sized businesses. The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 and 2017.
“It’s no secret that cyberthreats like malware, ransomware, and legacy viruses can have a devastating impact on businesses. In 2017 alone, Malwarebytes detected or blocked more than 130 million threats for our more than 60k business customers,” said Marcin Kleczynski, CEO, Malwarebytes. “For the last year we have prioritized enhancing and improving our endpoint security solutions, to provide businesses with a level of security that goes beyond the limitations of traditional antivirus solutions. We’re happy to say, the market has responded, and our inclusion on the Inc. 5000 list is a testemant to our continued commitment to our customers around the globe.”
Malwarebytes develops the best remediation tools on the market and has made significant strides in the creation of industry-leading endpoint protection and remediation technology for businesses. More than seven million threats are detected or blocked every day with Malwarebytes technology. In 2017, Malwarebytes released and integrated Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware into its core stable of solutions. The company also released its single endpoint agent cloud platform for business Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection and a cloud-based management console. Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection features a signature-less Anomaly Detection Engine powered by machine learning. Combining seven protection layers, this Malwarebytes solution is a more effective and efficient replacement for antivirus.
The 2018 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and in the September issue of Inc., 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 percent. 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 www.inc.com/inc5000.
“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.”
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 https://www.inc.com/inc5000.
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Malwarebytes proactively protects people and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware, ransomware and exploits that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. Malwarebytes completely replaces antivirus with artificial intelligence-powered technology that stops cyberattacks before they can compromise home computers and business endpoints. More than 60,000 businesses and millions of people worldwide trust and recommend Malwarebytes solutions. Our team of threat researchers and security experts process emerging and established threats every day, from all over the globe. Founded in 2008, the company is headquartered in California, with offices in Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit us at https://www.malwarebytes.com/.
Malwarebytes founder and CEO Marcin Kleczynski started the company to create the best disinfection and protection solutions to combat the world’s most harmful Internet threats. The market continues to recognize Marcin’s advancements in cybersecurity with the recent recognition as “CEO of the Year” in the Global Excellence awards. He has also been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Rising Stars of Enterprise Technology list and received both the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
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