ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Petersburg-based, Squaremouth, a travel insurance comparison website, has been named one of the fastest growing companies in the country for the second consecutive year by INC. Magazine. This is the second growth award and the second national accolade the company has received in 2014, including a Silver Stevie Award for Customer Service Team of the Year by the American Business Awards.
The INC. 5000 recognizes the growth and achievements of America's privately held, small businesses. Squaremouth is listed as number 3,924, growing by 77% over the past three years. The company also ranked 54th on the list of fastest growing companies in Tampa Bay, and the 284th fastest growing company in Florida. Other prominent companies on the list include Microsoft, Zappos and Under Armour.
Since its launch in 2006, the small company has grown at a consistent rate, gaining recognition along the way. This award rounds out a list of accolades Squaremouth has received this year. In May, Squaremouth's office, which encourages employee collaboration and company transparency, was identified as one of the "coolest" office spaces in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. The following month, Squaremouth received a Silver Stevie Award for Customer Service Team of the Year by the American Business Awards. 3,300 large and small companies were nominated, including Capital One, Allstate and John Hancock, whose customer service teams were also recognized. Most recently, Squaremouth was named one of Tampa Bay's fastest growing companies by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
"2014 has been a year of incredible growth and accomplishments for Squaremouth. We hold our employees to extraordinary standards when serving our customers. In return, we go to great lengths to create a remarkable working environment for them. This recognition as one of the fastest growing companies in the country, is validation that our dedication is paying off," said Squaremouth co-founder and CEO, Chris Harvey. "We are extremely proud of our consistent growth, and are honored to be listed among such successful organizations again this year."
Squaremouth's INC. 5000 profile and the full list of companies are available at http://www.inc.com/profile/squaremouth.
Squaremouth by the Numbers:
2014 INC. 5000 Overall Ranking: 3,924
3 Year Growth: 77%
2013 Revenue: $3.4 Million
2014 INC. 5000 Florida Ranking: 284
2014 INC. 5000 Tampa Bay Ranking: 54
Number of Employees: 18
Jobs Added since 2010: 9
Squaremouth is an online company that compares travel insurance products from every major insurance provider in the US. Using Squaremouth's comparison engine and customer reviews, travelers can research and compare insurance products. More information: www.squaremouth.com.
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