Inc. magazine today revealed that LaunchTech, LLC rose to No. 42 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the second consecutive year that LaunchTech, has made the coveted list that represents the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.
“We are honored to join our peers for a second consecutive year on the Inc. 5000 list.”
“We are honored to join our peers for a second consecutive year on the Inc. 5000 list,” said LaunchTech President and CEO Venus Quates. “Our company was built with an inclusive corporate culture focused on creating a space for diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and skill sets. Representing Huntsville as the highest-ranking organization on the list and No. 1 in IT Services is a testament to the impact of that diversity and dedication of our team.”
Founded in 2016, the Black-, woman- and service-disabled veteran-owned business provides technology and mission support to clients in the public and private sectors. Since then, LaunchTech has attracted clients such as the Department of Defense and collaborated with global organizations such as Ernst & Young and IT firm TD SYNNEX. Quates, a former U.S. Air Force veteran and industry expert with over 25 years of experience, has led enterprise technology transformation and strategic planning initiatives with billion-dollar Fortune 100/500 companies, financial institutions, aerospace and defense industry leaders.
“The accomplishment of building one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., in light of recent economic roadblocks, cannot be overstated,” said Inc. Editor-in-Chief Scott Omelianuk. “Inc. is thrilled to honor the companies that have established themselves through innovation, hard work and rising to the challenges of today.”
Complete results of the Inc. 5000 list can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.