Global fraud protection pioneers, ClearSale (https://clear.sale), today announced that it has been ranked No. 14 on Inc. magazines inaugural Inc. 5000 Series: Florida list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Florida-based private companies. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Florida economys most dynamic segmentits independent small businesses.
We are so thrilled to be included on this inaugural Inc. 5000 Series list, said Rafael Lourenco, EVP at ClearSale. Floridas business community was so welcoming when we first opened our doors, and we are wholly committed to our community in Miami. Our growth is due to the dedication and tenacity of our U.S. team, a team that works hard to protect retailers from chargebacks and fraud through our advanced machine learning technology combined with an in-house team of seasoned fraud analysts.
The companies on this list show stunning rates of growth across all industries in Florida. Between 2016 and 2018, these 250 private companies had an average growth rate of 302 percent and, in 2018 alone, they employed more than 56,000 people and added $12.6 billion to the Florida economy. Companies based in the Tampa, Miami, and Naples metro areas brought in the highest revenue overall.
Since its launch, ClearSale has experience significant growth. ClearSales unique proprietary fraud-fighting solution combines advanced statistical technology with the worlds largest team of specialized fraud analysts for a balanced, real-world approach unlike anything else. The companys optimized, performance-based approach ensures that fraud is wiped out and the customer experience is maximized.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Series: Florida, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria, can be found at inc.com/inc5000-series-florida-2020 starting March 18, 2020.
The companies on this list demonstrate just how much the small-business sector impacts Floridas economy, says Inc. editor in chief Scott Omelianuk. Across every single industry, these businesses have posted revenue and growth rates that are beyond impressive, further proving the tenacity of their founders and CEOs.
ClearSale helps e-retailers increase sales and eliminate chargebacks before they happen. Its solution protects a merchants business by sorting orders and giving an accurate determination of fraud risk, then manually reviews every suspect transaction, providing the highest approval rates industrywide and virtually eliminating false positives. More information at https://clear.sale or follow on Twitter @ClearSaleUS.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Regional Series
The 2020 Inc. 5000 Regional Series is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2016 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2016. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independentnot subsidiaries or divisions of other companiesas of December 31, 2018. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2016 is $100,000; the minimum for 2018 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.
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The worlds most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.