August 17, 2016
Kansas City held its own on Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing, private companies.
K12itc, which in January made Startland’s 2016 top 10 startups to watch, delivers cloud-based IT services to K-12 school districts and has seen skyrocketing growth since its 2010 founding date. With a three-year growth rate of 456 percent and $7.5 million reported revenue in 2015, the firm earned the 869th spot on the Inc. 5000 ranking.
Rhythm Engineering — well-known in the tech community for its involvement in area smart city innovation — nabbed a ranking of 3,254. Launched in 2008, the firm reported a revenue of $19.2 million, seeing a 103 percent three-year growth rate.