BigCommerce Named in Inc.’s First-Annual Best-Led Companies
Recognized for performance and value creation; market penetration and customer engagement; talent and leadership, BigCommerce is listed in first-ever roundup of companies that proved management excellence across the middle market
AUSTIN, Texas – November 2, 2021 – BigCommerce (Nasdaq: BIGC), a leading Open SaaS ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, today announced it has been named to Inc. Magazine’s first annual Best-Led Companies list, an exciting 12-point measure of management excellence across the middle market. The select, data-driven list is comprised of the very strongest U.S. firms with revenue of $50 million to $2 billion and is Inc.’s first recognition list to honor both public and private companies.
“It’s an honor for BigCommerce to be recognized in Inc’s inaugural Best-Led Companies list for our leadership and management. This award would not be possible without our outstanding team members, who bring extraordinary to the world of ecommerce with dedication to the success of every one of our merchant customers,” said Brent Bellm, chief executive officer at BigCommerce. “We are among great company and congratulate the other highly successful businesses who share this recognition with us."
To be considered for the list, each company had to fill out an application answering questions about its performance, executive team and leadership. Applicants were then analyzed via an algorithm that identified the very best companies according to their leadership teams’ superlative accomplishments in four key areas: performance and value creation; market penetration and customer engagement; talent and leadership team.
To compile the list, Inc. evaluated private and public U.S.-based companies with a 2020 revenue of $50 million to $2 billion or a valuation of $50 million to $10 billion using a proprietary 12-point measure of management excellence generated with input from partners at Pitchbook and Shango Labs.
The final list recognizes 250 companies that are agile enough to maneuver but also big enough to have a broad impact. All 250 have a successful track record with leadership teams that spur solid performance, create value, penetrate markets, engage with customers and more.
“This inaugural list of companies represents the remarkable midsized companies, both public and private, often founder led, that are at the vanguard of reinventing American business,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. magazine. “With their leadership, all businesses will benefit from an exciting, competitive future full of possibilities.”
BigCommerce empowers merchants of all sizes to sell more at every stage of growth. Its all-in-one Open SaaS platform provides sophisticated enterprise-grade functionality, customization and performance combined with simplicity and ease of use so merchants can build, manage and grow an innovative online store with the flexibility to choose which best-in-breed ecommerce solutions--from design to merchandising to checkout--work best for their specific needs.
To see the complete list, please visit www.inc.com/best-led-companies.
The November issue of Inc. magazine is available online now at https://www.inc.com/magazine and will be on newsstands beginning November 9, 2021.
The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc., offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community they need to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across various channels, including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 allows the founders of the best businesses to engage with an exclusive community of their peers and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.
BigCommerce (Nasdaq: BIGC) is a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) ecommerce platform that empowers merchants of all sizes to build, innovate and grow their businesses online. As a leading open SaaS solution, BigCommerce provides merchants sophisticated enterprise-grade functionality, customization and performance with simplicity and ease-of-use. Tens of thousands of B2B and B2C companies across 150 countries and numerous industries use BigCommerce to create beautiful, engaging online stores, including Ben & Jerry’s, Molton Brown, S.C. Johnson, Skullcandy, Sony and Vodafone. Headquartered in Austin, BigCommerce has offices in London, Kyiv, San Francisco, and Sydney. For more information, please visit www.bigcommerce.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.
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