Technology Associates Ranked Among America’s Top Entrepreneurs By Inc. 5000 For Third Year In A Row

Inc. 5000 Award Winner Technology AssociatesFor the Third Year In A Row, Technology Associates Appears on the Inc. 5000 list, among America’s top entrepreneurs.

Inc. magazine today ranked Technology Associates 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 mid-sized 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.

“I’m so honored and humbled to announce that Technology Associates made the Inc. 5000 List for the third year in a row in this competition,” says Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates. “There are a ton of people to credit for this success including our awesome clients and our incredible staff who are dedicated to delivering outstanding service. I want to thank each of you for the trust and dedication to our mission. It’s been a fantastic 21 years, but we’re just getting started.”

Technology Associates: Inc. 5000 Award Winner, Three Years And Counting

The 2017 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 16) 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. 

“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.”

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 10 through 12, 2017 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as former Ford president Alan Mullaly, FUBU CEO and founder and “Shark Tank” star Daymond John, Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin, researcher and #1 New York Times bestseller Brené Brown, and Gravity Payments’ founder and CEO Dan Price.

About Technology Associates

Providing Managed IT Services and Support for businesses in the Raleigh area since 1997, the Technology Associates team learned a thing or two about helping businesses with their technology.  It’s this collective knowledge and experience gained over the past two decades in the business that forms the foundation of our proprietary process called InSight.

Technology Associates has a unique approach to IT managed services.  A process and that improves your business efficiency, lowers capital costs and exposes hidden risks.  All IT Services companies say they are “proactive,” but Technology Associates believes in the methodology of “putting our money where our mouth is by structuring a relationship that transfers all IT risks to us under a fixed fee agreement.”  They believe the real reason people pick working with their company over others is their best practices that have been proven over and over to lower reactive support issues over time and paint a very clear picture of your technology and risks that often lie hidden until too late.

To learn more about Technology Associates, visit their Guide To Managed Services.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

Methodology

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. 

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. 

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.


To learn more about Technology Associates, here are some helpful articles around the Technology Associates culture, as well as resources for understanding exactly what are “managed services” and how they can take away your “IT Headaches”: