Inc. released its latest Inc. 5000 list on Tuesday identifying the fastest-growing, privately-held businesses. Texas companies were well represented with 468 businesses based in the Lone Star State making the cut, including several Dallas–Fort Worth-based tech companies focused on the healthcare industry.
The list ranks United States-based companies based on their percentage revenue growth between 2018 and 2021.
Overall, 186 DFW-area companies across all industries made the list, including 104 repeat honorees and 26 newly founded businesses. Together, these companies added 31,423 jobs and reported a median three-year revenue growth of 252 percent, according to the magazine. Together, these DFW businesses brought in $19.2 billion in revenue.
Read on to learn more about the six DFW tech companies that led the way in this year’s Inc. 5000 list. (Wondering how the metro faired last year? Take a look.)
USMLE Galaxy, also known as ArcherReview, is an online education platform helping healthcare students learn and prepare for their U.S. Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE). The Dallas-based company claims that the thousands of nursing and medical students using its exam prep tools achieve a 99 percent passing rate. According to Inc., the company grew its revenue by nearly 1,341 percent from 2018 to 2021.
Tradebloc provides credit and debit management options ranging from monitoring to theft protection. The company also offers travel fulfillment technology and all-in-one marketing services. The Dallas-based company grew its revenue by 1,444 percent over the last three years, according to Inc.
McKinney-based Albers Aerospace offers its clients engineering solutions, aviation and MRO, aerospace manufacturing and more. Over the past three years, the defence and space manufacturing company grew its revenue by 1,700 percent, as reported by Inc. Albers Aerospace is actively hiring for several roles ranging from accountants to engineers and quality inspectors.
Founded in 2015, the Plano-based company aims to reduce healthcare costs for self-funded employers. It does by combining proprietary models, insider experience and analytics to reduce wasteful spend when it comes to employee healthcare plans. According to Inc., the company increased its revenue by 3,317 percent over the last three years. SmartLight is actively hiring engineers, front-end UI/UX developers and a data scientist, among other positions.
With a focus on college and university students, TimelyMD’s app allows users to schedule virtual doctor and behavioral health appointments. The Fort Worth-based company has raised $65.7 million since its founding in 2017, according to Crunchbase. Over the last three years, TimelyMD increased its revenue by approximately 3,852 percent, according to Inc.
StaffDNA, a digital marketplace for careers in the healthcare industry, was founded in 2014. The company connects healthcare professionals looking for work with employers and allows users to save their credentials on the platform. Over the last three years, the Plano-based company increased its revenue by nearly 19,699 percent, according to Inc. This is the company’s second time landing on the Inc. 5000 list.