#1834 — Data Society. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Data Society is a leading provider of industry-tailored data science training solutions and cutting edge AI solutions to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. This year marks the company’s debut on the Inc. 5000 list, and their 248% 3-year revenue growth rate places them in the top of half of all Inc. companies. Decathlon recently partnered with Data Society in 2021, and we’re excited to be along for the ride as the company delivers industry-leading data science learning solutions to enterprises and agencies around the world.
#1894 — AudienceX. AudienceX is the largest independent trading desk for digital marketing, deploying high-performing end-to-end marketing campaigns for all industries and utilizing artificial intelligence to do so. The company has seen consistent revenue growth with a 236% increase in sales over the past three years. Headquartered in Southern California, AudienceX is led by CEO Reeve Benaron. Decathlon provided a multi-million dollar investment in January of 2020, and we send our congrats to the AudienceX team on the recognition and continued success.
#2404 — Brydge Technologies. Based in Park City, Utah, Brydge Technologies designs and manufactures cutting-edge electronics cases, which allow users to convert their tablets to laptop computers using Brydge’s turn-key solution. The company made the Inc. 5000 list for its fifth consecutive year thanks to tremendous growth and strong leadership. Led by Toby Mander-Jones & Nicholas Smith, Brydge achieved a three-year growth rate of 176%, and we’re thrilled to be a small part of the company’s growth story.
#3042 — Murphy Door. Founded in 2007, Murphy Door makes it easy to build and install a beautifully functional doorway bookshelf system. The company’s products are produced at its headquarters in Ogden, Utah and distributed nationwide. Directed by a full-time firefighter, the company is proud that more than 80% of all its employees or family members are directly involved in full time, part time or volunteer police or fire departments. CEO Jeremy Barker has led the company to a three-year growth rate of 125% and 3 consecutive years of Inc. 5000 recognition. Decathlon is excited to see what’s to next to come for the fast-growing manufacturing firm.
#3066 — Precision Extraction Solutions. Making its debut on the Inc. list, Precision® Extraction Solutions is the industry leader in cannabis extraction equipment, site planing, training and consulting. Precision® extraction systems are world renowned for quality, safety and precise operation. Costing half of comparable CO2 systems, with nine times more efficient processing, more award winning concentrates are made with Precision® than any other brand. The company has achieved 123% growth over the last 3 years, and Decathlon has been a partner since investing in 2020.
#3294 — Supply Kick. Founded in 2013, SupplyKick is a marketing and inventory management solution for brands selling on Amazon. The company has helped partner brands sell over $50 million of products on the Amazon Marketplace, and is building the next great digital retailer. Headquartered in Indianapolis, SupplyKick is led by Founder and CEO Christopher Palmer, who could be credited for helping the company reach a 109% three-year growth rate and returning appearances on the Inc. list since the company’s debut in 2017. Decathlon first invested in the company in 2019, and is eager to follow Christopher and team on this growth journey.
For Decathlon, these companies are illustrative of what we do both as individual investments and as a group. While this year’s Inc 5000 portfolio companies are different sizes, operate in a wide variety of sectors, and are located in different regions, each company has leveraged revenue-based funding to help accelerate growth without having to suffer any dilution or be bound by overly restrictive financial covenants. Whether they have been selected for Inc.’s list over several consecutive years or are making their debut with plans of staying, this achievement testifies to the strength of their business models and management acumen. We congratulate all of them, and look forward to their continued success.
About Decathlon Capital Partners
Decathlon Capital Partners provides growth capital for companies seeking alternatives to traditional equity investment. Through the use of highly customized revenue-based financing solutions, Decathlon provides long-term growth capital without the dilution, loss of control and operational overhead that often comes with equity-based funding. With offices in Palo Alto and Park City, Decathlon is the largest revenue-based funding investor in the U.S. and is active across a wide range of sectors. Learn more at https://www.decathloncapital.com.
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