Company Profile

PamTen

Fills IT roles and advises clients on business technology.

Prasad Tenjerla & Chaya Pamula founders, PamTen
Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2020 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2020.
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Industry
IT Systems Development
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
2007
Location
Princeton, New Jersey
Leadership
Chaya Pamula, Prasad Tenjerla
Past Inc. 5000 Rankings
No. 4922 (2018), No. 2942 (2017)
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

PamTen is tackling the gender gap in tech with its SheTek project. This global nonprofit organization aims to encourage and empower women to take up careers in the technology industry through training, mentorship, and networking. PamTen also created a nonprofit called SOFKIN in Hyderabad, India, that provides children in need with a nurturing home. Children use SheTek’s resources to develop communication skills and increase their knowledge of business and technology.

10Pearls

Helps clients digitize their business.

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2020 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2020.
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Industry
IT Systems Development
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
2004
Location
Vienna, Virginia
Leadership
Imran Aftab
Past Inc. 5000 Rankings
No. 4595 (2020), No. 4584 (2019)
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

The founders of 10Pearls conceived of this IT company as a vehicle for self-improvement and equity building across communities, with multiple initiatives meant to foster continuous learning and gender and racial diversity in the IT field. The 10Pearls University and 10Pearls Labs platforms focus on professional development, while the company's Empower Foundation hosts giveback initiatives focused on women, children and the disabled. In the early days of COVID-19, the company partnered with Inference Analytics to create an aggregator of peer-reviewed COVID-19 research for medical professioanls.

Keyot

Supports clients and communities with workforce transformation and management consulting.

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2020 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2020.
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Industry
IT Systems Development
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
2008
Location
St Paul, Minnesota
Leadership
Laura Kelly, Anjie Cayot, Chandler Cayot
Past Inc. 5000 Rankings
No. 4185 (2020)
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

Keyot has actively helped women build their STEM careers. It has grown its business and charitable programs to include underserved communities. As part of these programs and partnerships, Keyot has hired, trained, and launched 95 college graduates into their first professional roles this year despite the economic downturn, and has provided meals to children and families in need through a partnership with the Minnesota child hunger organization Every Meal.

Lemonade

Uses AI to streamline the process of buying insurance on a large scale.

Daniel Schreiber, co-founder and CEO with Shai Wininger, co-founder and President, Lemonade.
Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2020 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2020.
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Industry
Insurance
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
2015
Location
New York City, New York
Leadership
Daniel Schreiber, Shai Wininger
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

A registered public-benefit corporation, Lemonade is the first company to use A.I. to streamline insurance buying on a large scale. The company's platform allows customers to customize insurance policies and expedites the process of filing claims. Lemonade built a giveback mechanism into its premium payments. Once a year, the company donates up to 40 percent of money not used for claims to a charity chosen by users.

Ethos

Aims to make life insurance affordable and more accessible by allowing people to purchase its products online.

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2020 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2020.
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Industry
Insurance
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
2016
Location
San Francisco, California
Leadership
Peter Colis
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

Peter Colis and Lingke Wang founded this San Francisco-based life insurance startup in 2016 with the goal of making life insurance affordable, accessible, and straightforward. Ethos allows its customers to purchase policies virtually—in many cases, without a medical exam—which has helped Americans acquire life insurance throughout the pandemic. The startup works with reputable insurance providers to offer a range of policies and rider options.