Central Desktop Named to Inc. 500 List
Pasadena, CA – Central Desktop today announced that it is ranked No. 180 on Inc. magazine’s 29th annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Central Desktop is a provider of online collaboration software that is used by businesses to manage teams, documents and projects at anywhere at any time. The company also ranked No. 17 in the Software industry and No. 12 in the Los Angeles area on the Inc. 500.
The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, GoDaddy, Zipcar, Clif Bar, American Apparel, Oracle, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500.
“Fast growth at any time is a big achievement; fast growth during the past few years is just short of miraculous,” said Inc. editor Jane Berentson. “The Inc. 500 consists of these just-short-of miraculous companies, the ones that through ingenuity and ambition have increased revenue, hired employees, and grown fast in difficult economic times.”
“We are extremely proud to be included in this year’s Inc. 500,” said Isaac Garcia, CEO and co-founder of Central Desktop. “Despite the struggling economy, we have remained committed to building the most comprehensive collaboration platform for the SMB market, as well as delivering top-notch customer service. It’s because of these efforts that we’ve grown so quickly and successfully over the past few years.”
The 2010 Inc. 500 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2006 to 2009. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by June 30, 2006. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2009. The companies of the Inc. 500 represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found here.
About Central Desktop
Central Desktop delivers a complete, pure Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) social technology platform that allows business teams to communicate and collaborate more efficiently. Easy to implement and scalable for mid-market businesses, Central Desktop’s collaboration software solution allows business teams to interact, share and manage their daily work activities from anywhere at any time. Key Central Desktop customers include the Humane Society of the United States, CBS, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Netflix, Gymboree, Workday and Harvard University. Founded in 2005, Central Desktop is a privately-held company with headquarters in Pasadena, California. For more information about the company, visit the web site.