ST. LOUIS, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. ranked Influence & Co. No. 1247 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This is Influence & Co.'s second appearance on the Inc. 5000 list, ranking No. 1247 with 328 percent growth over the past three years and $5.5 million in revenue in 2016. Influence & Co. was also on Inc.'s list of fastest-growing companies in Missouri, ranking No. 23.
"We are so proud of our team for sustaining this much growth over the past six years," co-founder and president Kelsey Raymond said. "We're fortunate to have an amazing group of people on our team, and it's always nice to be able to recognize them for their hard work with an award like this."
Influence & Co. has been on a trajectory of fast growth for the past six years, growing revenue by more than 17,000 percent since 2011. Under the leadership of co-founders Kelsey Raymond and John Hall and parent company adventur.es, the company has grown and consistently evolved by launching new service offerings, creating custom content marketing software, and innovating content creation processes for itself and its clients. The number of full-time employees on the Influence & Co. team has grown by 271 percent over the past three years.
In addition to Influence & Co.'s honor, 12 of the company's clients — as well as Influence & Co.'s parent company, adventur.es — appeared on the 2017 Inc. 5000.
Influence & Co. is a content marketing agency that combines a talented team of content marketing experts with more than 1,000 online publication relationships and innovative software to help companies strategize, create, and publish content that meets their goals. Today, the company serves more than 100 clients ranging from fast-growing startups all the way to Fortune 500 brands. It boasts more than 75 full-time employees and has offices in St. Louis and Kansas City, Mo. The company is headquartered in Columbia, Mo. This is the second consecutive year that Influence & Co. has been honored by the Inc. 5000, with three-year growth of 328 percent.