MIAMI, March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine today revealed that EPICA is No. 4 on its 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 economy's most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.
EPICA is a US start-up that works with pioneering Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technology to analyze and predict online customer behavior in real time through large-scale big data. The cutting-edge technology created by EPICA helps retailers to face the challenges of the industry by making their e-commerce stores more adaptive and highly personalized based on each customer purchase intentions.
"It is an honor for us to be considered one of the TOP five companies of fastest-growing in the state and share a spot in the Inc. 5000 Series with companies like UnderArmour, Microsoft, Timberland, and Oracle. This recognition acknowledges the work we have been doing to bring state of the art technology to mid-sized retailers and the trust of our clients year over year," mentioned Hernan Rodriguez, EPICA's CEO.
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.
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 Florida's 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."
EPICA is a pioneering technology venture that gives companies unprecedented decision-making power through their own proprietary AI algorithms that analyze audience behavior in real time through large-scale big data.