50 Fastest Growing Women Owned led companies announced by Women Presidents' Organization and Capital One

Published on May 3rd, 2019

New York, NY –  May 15, 2019 – Shareablee has been recognised in The Women Presidents’ Organization’s (WPO) 12th annual ranking of the 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies™ in the United States.

Winners were announced during the WPO Annual Conference, held this year in Charlotte, NC.

The companies featured on this year’s list span a wide variety of industries, including technology and finance. Aggregate revenues of the 50 companies are $5.9 billion, representing a significant impact towards women-led companies’ contribution towards the global economy.

Shareablee, based in New York City and led by CEO and Founder Tania Yuki, is ranked 48 and one of only 7 companies from New York state among this year’s WPO 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies list.

Founded in 2013, Shareablee is a dynamic company of 60+ people that boasts the world’s largest system of brand performance data across social platforms and industry-standard metrics to help our client partners in 16 countries win on social. The company monitors more than 1M global companies and 10M+ Influencers across eight social platforms using 500+ metrics.

“We are thrilled to be among the top female led companies in the United States recognised in this ranking, representing the technology and big data industry,” Ms Yuki said. “It is a trend I hope continues to grow and I congratulate all these leaders, many of whom bootstrapped their humble beginnings to realize great success today.”

“The rise in women-owned businesses is an exciting trend to watch” said Jenn Flynn, Head of Small Business Bank at Capital One. “These women are a real force, as reflected in the WPO 50 Fastest winners, and they are inspiring others to achieve great levels of success.”

“I am delighted that this year our rankings show that women entrepreneurs are branching out into every sector of business,” said WPO President and Founder Dr. Marsha Firestone. “We are also very encouraged that companies of all sizes, such as Shareablee are represented.”

All eligible companies were ranked according to a sales growth formula, combining percentage and absolute growth. Applicants are not required to be WPO members.

 

Contact Herman at Shareablee for more information via marketing@shareablee.com

 

About the 2019 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Businesses rankings

Additional facts:

  • Average age of women-owner/leader is 50, younger than the average age of 51 last year
  • Aggregate revenue is $5.9 billion
  • Average 2018 revenue was $117.1 million
  • Average number of employees on first day: 9; projected average for 2019: 492
  • Funding sources at company start:
    • 78% with their own funds
    • 22% with funds from friends and family
    • 6% with a bank loan
    • 6% with a line of credit
    • 4% with a credit card
    • 8% with private investors/angels

All 50 companies were honored at a special event at the 2019 WPO Annual Conference at the Westin Charlotte on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Following the luncheon and awards ceremony, WPO hosted a “Guide to Growth” discussion featuring a selection of 50 Fastest winners sharing advice for established entrepreneurs working to increase businesses.

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