Seattle is famous for its coffee, but nowadays the city's biggest buzz comes from its small-business community. The fastest-growing Seattle-based companies from the Inc. 5000 operate in a broad range of industries, from food to real estate to bicycle manufacturing. Further highlighting the diversity of this year's list: There's even an underwear company. Here are the top 10.
10. Streamline Marketing
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 953 | Three-year growth 445% | 2018 Revenue $2.4M
Streamline Marketing, which is making its second consecutive appearance on the Inc. 5000, specializes in affinity partnerships and a host of other strategic marketing services. The company has worked with many big-name clients, including Amazon, DoorDash, Levi's, and Visa.
9. Volt Athletics
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 943 | Three-year growth 450% | 2018 revenue $2.9M
Volt Athletics delivers personalized training programs to users through an app. Its platform can produce fitness regimens for both individuals and teams, including anyone from pro athletes to office workers.
8. Bean Box
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 803 | Three-year growth 534% | 2018 revenue $3M
No list of hot Seattle businesses would be complete without a coffee company. Bean Box partners with the top coffee roasters in the Pacific Northwest to ship its coffee to customers all over the world. In addition to beans, the company sells roasters, coffee-themed gifts, and coffee subscriptions.
7. Snap! Raise
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 738 | Three-year growth 592% | 2018 revenue $30.2M
Snap! Raise's platform is designed to simplify the fundraising process for coaches and educators who manage groups like baseball teams, marching bands, and art clubs. The company has grown rapidly, from 57 employees in 2015 to nearly 400 today.
6. Every Door Real Estate
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 496 | Three-year growth 887% | 2018 revenue $2.9M
This residential real estate company, which was founded in 2015, aims to make hunting for a house in Seattle easier with an intuitive website that has more than 2,000 listings. The company also offers home evaluation services and resources for sellers.
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 369 | Three-year growth 1,240% | 2018 revenue $3.1M
Founded in 2013, Seeq is dedicated to helping businesses simplify the overwhelming process of handling large amounts of data. The company enables customers to search data sets for patterns, add context, and gain new insights.
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 349 | Three-year growth 1,317% | 2018 revenue $10.4M
Who knew that underwear could be both ecofriendly and stylish? This two-time Inc. 5000 honoree sells comfortable, environmentally conscious underwear for people of all sizes. TomboyX's mission is to make underwear that makes everyone feel included and not confined by traditional stereotypes of femininity.
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 296 | Three-year growth 1,509% | 2018 revenue $6.3M
Discuss.io helps marketers gain insights about consumers so they are better able to refine their ad targeting. The company offers its services in 25 countries. This year is its second time on the Inc. 5000 list.
2. Rad Power Bikes
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 64 | Three-year growth 4,442% | 2018 revenue $44.6M
Rad Power offers high-quality e-bikes, at prices it says are about half of others on the market because of its direct-to-consumer business model. In 2017, the company's co-founders, Ty Collins, Mike Radenbaugh, and Marimar White-Espin, were Inc. 30 Under 30 honorees.
1. Skinny Dipped
2019 Inc. 5000 rank No. 33 | Three-year growth 6,642% | 2018 revenue $10.2M
The company, co-founded by mother-daughter team Val and Breezy Griffith in 2013, sells snack bags of coated almonds, in flavors such as chocolate, peanut butter, and raspberry. Its products are sold in large retail chains including Target, Sprouts, and Kroger.