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August 22, 2016 09:00 ET

Edgile Ranks No. 1041 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Leading Cyber Security and Risk Consulting Firm Specializing in IAM and GRC Experiences Three-Year Sales Growth of 379% Y/Y

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Aug 22, 2016) - Inc. magazine today ranked Edgile, a leading security and risk consulting services firm, No. 1041 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the most dynamic segment of the US economy: independent small businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino's Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

"We're thrilled to be included on the Inc. 5000," said Don Elledge, Edgile CEO. "Edgile's incredible growth is a direct measure of our customers' leadership in cyber security and our talented and hardworking team who earn our customers' loyalty and trust."

The 2016 Inc. 5000 rankings, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. is the most competitive in the list's history. The average company on the list achieved a three-year growth of 433%. With aggregate revenues of $200 billion, the companies on the list collectively generated 640,000 jobs over the past three years, or about 8% of all jobs created in the economy during that period. The complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

"The Inc. 5000 list stands out where it really counts," says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. "It honors real achievement by a founder or a team of them. No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great -- usually from scratch. That's one of the hardest things to do in business, as every company founder knows. But without it, free enterprise fails."

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 18 through 20, in San Antonio, TX. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as best-selling author and strategist Tony Robbins, SoulCycle co-founders Elizabeth Cutler and Julie Rice, Cornerstone OnDemand founder, president and CEO Adam Miller, Marvell Technology Group director and co-founder Weili Dai, and New Belgium Brewing co-founder and executive chair Kim Jordan.

About Edgile

Founded in 2001, Edgile provides strategic security and risk consulting services to Fortune 500 companies. Edgile's stellar reputation is built on high quality services, leading-edge practices, and a focus on the most challenging security issues.

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Methodology
The 2016 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2012 to 2015. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2012. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent--not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies--as of December 31, 2015. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2012 is $100,000; the minimum for 2015 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:
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 15,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

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