Company Profile

PassBase

Builds identity-verification tools for companies, boosting conversion rates.

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
Security
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
2018
Location
New York, New York
Leadership
Felix Gerlach
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

When it comes to ensuring the security of networks and software, human beings are almost always the weak link, with misappropriated security credentials still accounting for a bewildering amount of financial damage every year. Even in its early stages, Passbase's biometric identify verification product has become a go-to for companies looking for frictionless, fool-proof verification processes that are compliant with GDPR CCPA laws. Alphabet, Stanford, Kleiner Perkin, and EY are early investors in a technology helping provide the foundation for next-gen biometric verification.

SAS

Builds analytics software.

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
Software
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
1976
Location
Cary, North Carolina
Leadership
Jim Goodnight, Oliver Schabenberger
Past Inc. 5000 Rankings
No. 429 (1986), No. 227 (1985), No. 169 (1984), No. 108 (1983)
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

When the pandemic hit, SAS worked closely with hospitals to create predictive tools that help them determine where to send vital resources. Its free Coronavirus Dashboard Report visualizes the virus’s spread globally, while its Covid-19 Scientific Literature Search and Text analysis software allows researchers to browse 50,000 scientific articles. Its Data Discovery Environment helps users create predictive models and reports using machine learning. In November, Pfizer was using SAS software to manage data on its Phase 3 Covid vaccine trial.

Binti

Builds modern software for child welfare agencies.

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
Software
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
2014
Location
Oakland, California
Leadership
Felicia Curcuru
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

Pandemic regulations have made it just about impossible for social workers to conduct child welfare home visits, and conventional reliance on paper files and outdated technology have made remote agency work that much harder. As a mobile, cloud-based solution, Binti has enabled social workers to transition to safe, effective remote work to ensure that more children find caring, permanent homes. Since its launch, Binti has scaled to serve over 120 agencies across 19 states and has enabled over 30,000 families to be approved to adopt or foster. On average, agencies using Binti approve 80 percent more families per year in 16 percent fewer days.

SpotOn Transact

Builds software and payment tools for vendors.

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
Software
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
2010
Location
San Francisco, California
Leadership
RJ Horsley
Inc. 5000 Regionals
No. 189, California (2020)
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

When the pandemic hit, SpotOn waived most of its fees for software and point-of-sale clients. Restaurants in particular, the company claims, saw a 27 percent increase in revenue after deploying its online ordering solution. A partnership with SoFi also gave customers access to federal stimulus funds. Internally, the company let furloughed employees keep their health benefits.

Figgers Communication

Manufactures cellular phones, offers cellular plans, and provides mobile broadband and other telecommunications services.

Freddie Figger, CEO Figgers
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
Telecom
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
2006
Location
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Leadership
Freddie Figgers
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

Founded by Freddie Figgers, who at 21 years old became the youngest person to acquire an FCC license, Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Figgers Communication is a telecommunications company that manufactures phones, offers cellular plans, and provides mobile broadband and other services in more than 80 countries. When the pandemic struck, Figgers spent $2 million on N95 masks, face shields, disposable masks, hand sanitizer, and gloves, which he delivered to areas of need throughout the U.S. Figgers also created the Doctor Now, a platform to facilitate virtual appointments between doctors and patients during quarantine.