GFT, a world-leading provider of real-time currency dealing, pricing and comprehensive services for retail and institutional traders, was named to the list for its 204 percent growth rate. From 2003 to 2006, GFTâs revenue increased from $28.8 million to $87.5 million.
Of the forex companies included on the list, GFT was the first to open its doors for business, and has the highest revenue figures.
âWe have experienced a strong and steady growth curve since our inception, which was spurred by the cutting-edge software and services we offer to traders of the forex market,â said Gary Tilkin, president and CEO, GFT. âOur continuous technological innovation has helped us maintain our growth, and will drive the future of our business.â
This is the second consecutive year that GFT has been named to the Inc. list. In 2006, the company was among the top 500 fastest-growing companies, with a three-year growth rate of 331 percent.
The 2007 Inc. 5,000 reported median revenue of $9.4 million and median three-year growth of 140 percent. To qualify for the list, companies have to be U.S.-based and privately held, independent, and have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2003 and $2 million in 2006.