Emissary Named to 2020 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Emissary, the leading human intelligence network dedicated to helping revenue teams build pipeline and accelerate…

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Emissary, the leading human intelligence network dedicated to helping revenue teams build pipeline and accelerate deals, has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.  Having grown over 800% year on year, Emissary is ranked #68 among software honorees and #537 overall.

«Achieving such rapid growth in this challenging economy demonstrates the clear value that inside insights and decision-maker intelligence brings to sellers and marketers, helping them better navigate their buyers’ changing landscapes,» says Allen Mueller, Emissary’s CEO.  «In addition, it’s a testament to the incredible product, platform and process work our team has accomplished this year.»

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

«The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 come from nearly every realm of business,» says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. «From health and software to media and hospitality, the 2020 list proves that no matter the sector, incredible growth is based on the foundations of tenacity and opportunism.» Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000. 

This award continues a string of 2020 successes for Emissary including being named to the Forbes’ list of Top Start-up Employers and closing a significant investment round earlier this summer.

About Emissary

Emissary is a private sales intelligence network that connects revenue teams to executives who recently left roles at F1000 firms. Our mission is to empower organizations to sell and market smarter by leveraging the knowledge of former decision-makers from their target accounts.  For more information on Emissary, visit emissary.io.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000


The 2020 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2016 and 2019. 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 independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2019. (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 2019 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.‘s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

About Inc. Media

The world’s 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.

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