airSlate Among Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies
BOSTON, MA — August 17, 2021 — airSlate, a leader in workflow automation solutions, has been named one of the fastest‑growing private companies by Inc. 5000. airSlate ranked No. 2313 in the annual list, after reporting 186% revenue growth in the last three years. The recognition comes after a banner year of substantial growth for the company, emerging as a category leader in eSignature, document management, and workflow automation. airSlate’s approach to providing an exceptional customer experience with its digital transformation solutions has resulted in ARR growth, additional investment capital, and key partner and customer milestones.
"The events of the last year and a half have shown that businesses are in more need than ever to digitize their business models — and look to trusted providers like airSlate to meet this moment," said Borya Shakhnovich, CEO and co‑founder, airSlate. "Our exponential growth in 2020 and 2021 has shown our determination to provide the best experiences for customers and emerge as a market leader in eSignature, document management, and workflow automation. We are proud to receive this recognition as one of America’s fastest growing companies, and have no plans on slowing down from here."
Company highlights from the past year include:
- Record company growth, reaching $100 million ARR and more than 100 million users across its portfolio of award‑winning electronic signature, PDF editing, and no‑code workflow automation solutions — signNow, pdfFiller, and airSlate.
- $130 million in total capital raised to‑date, recently fundraising a $40 million equity round from Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital and General Catalyst, and $50 million debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank.
- Key partner collaborations include Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), Microsoft, Samsung, SoftwareOne, and Xerox, among others.
- Several additional industry accolades, including being named to the 2021 Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers list, the Software Report Top 100 Software Companies of 2021 list, Overall Team Collaboration Company of the Year in the RemoteTech Breakthrough Awards, and winning two Stevie® Awards — a Gold Stevie Award for Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year and a Bronze for Company of the Year in the large computer software company category.
The 2021 Inc. 5000 recipients have been very competitive within their markets, but this year’s list proved especially resilient and flexible given 2020’s unprecedented challenges. Among the 5,000, the average median three‑year growth rate soared to 543%, and median revenue reached $11.1 million. Together, those companies added more than 610,000 jobs over the past three years.The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment — its independent small businesses.
"The 2021 Inc. 5000 list feels like one of the most important rosters of companies ever compiled," says Scott Omelianuk, editor‑in‑chief of Inc. "Building one of the fastest‑growing companies in America in any year is a remarkable achievement. Building one in the crisis we’ve lived through is just plain amazing. This kind of accomplishment comes with hard work, smart pivots, great leadership, and the help of a whole lot of people."
airSlate is a global SaaS technology company that serves tens of millions of innovators worldwide with its no‑code workflow automation, electronic signature, and document management solutions. The company's portfolio of award‑winning products, signNow, pdfFiller, airSlate, and US Legal Forms, empower teams to create, innovate, and automate to digitally transform their organizations to run faster and easier.
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