Here Are This Year’s 5 Fastest-Growing NYC Tech Companies, According to Inc.

The latest Inc. 5000 ranking just dropped, and 232 NYC-based companies made the cut on the 2021 list. Read on to see which fast-growing local tech companies led the way this year.

Written by Ellen Glover
Published on Aug. 17, 2021
Here Are This Year’s 5 Fastest-Growing NYC Tech Companies, According to Inc.
Here Are This Year’s 5 Fastest-Growing NYC Tech Companies, According to Inc.
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Inc. released its latest Inc. 5000 list on Tuesday identifying the fastest-growing businesses in the country. New York companies were well represented in this year’s ranking, with nine of the top 100 businesses based here in the city.

The list includes United States-based, privately held companies, which were ranked by their percentage revenue growth between 2017 and 2020. In total, these companies generated $248 billion in revenue, and added more than 2.5 million jobs.

As for NYC-based enterprises, 232 companies across all industries made the cut, including 112 repeat honorees like Apploi — a healthcare recruiting and onboarding platform that jumped up nearly 800 places from last year’s national list, coming in at number 179 this year. All told, these companies created more than 25,000 jobs and reported a median three-year revenue growth of 189 percent, according to the magazine. Their combined revenue totaled $10.3 billion.

Read on to learn more about the five NYC tech companies that led the way in this year’s Inc. 5000 list. (Wondering how NYC fared last year? Take a look.)


Rank #108

TapRm works as a wholesaler, retailer, deliverer and marketer for the various beer brands it works with — a first for the industry, according to the company — and can bring beer and hard seltzer brands from across the U.S. right to New Yorkers’ doors. Although it’s only been around for four years, TapRm has managed to grow its revenue by more than 3,800 percent over the last three years, according to Inc.


Rank #105

JUICE is a digital marketing company that helps businesses succeed in the increasingly buzzy world of e-commerce. After collecting various data from a given business, JUICE develops a customized plan then executes on it, covering everything from social media campaigns to SEO services. According to Inc., the company has increased its revenue by nearly 4,000 percent over the last three years.


Rank #104

Insurtech startup Attune uses advanced data aggregation and analysis to help small businesses get insurance plans that are tailored to their specific needs. The company has grown by 3,845 percent over the last three years, according to Inc., and appears to be in the midst of a hiring spree.


Rank #19

BigID, a cybersecurity startup that helps companies manage and protect customer data, has grown its revenue by 14,421 percent over the last three years, according to Inc. Between its $50 million Series C and $70 million Series D, the company raised about $120 million in 2020 alone, and hit a unicorn valuation last December.


Rank #15

Corporate gifting company Snappy allows companies to give personalized goodies to their employees. According to Inc., its revenue has grown by more than 18,000 percent over the last three years, half of which has been spent amid the ongoing work-from-home era. Snappy was ranked the number one fastest-growing NYC-based company in last year’s Inc. 5000 Regionals list, and was named one of Built In’s 21 New York companies to watch in 2021.