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York IE Proud To See Three Companies In Its Portfolio In The Inc. 5000

Forcivity, Metadata and Canvs Named Fastest Growing Companies in America

York IE, a hybrid strategic advisory, investment, and operational growth firm, announced today that three portfolio companies have been named to the 39th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

Forcivity, Metadata and Canvs join the ranks of other major brands that have gained national exposure thanks to the Inc. 5000, including Microsoft, Vizio, Intuit and many others. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.

“We’re incredibly excited to see three of our portfolio companies featured on what is considered the list for startups and growing companies,” said Kyle York, CEO and co-founder, York IE. “The recognition that Forcivity, Metadata and Canvs has received truly showcases the York IE vision – how we work with startups and become an extension of their team. By working with the best of the best, we are reshaping how these types of companies are being built, scaled and monetized.”

As a leader in building engaging Salesforce Solutions and Communities, Forcivity has debuted at number 157 on the Inc. 5000 with an impressive three-year revenue increase of over two thousand percent. Based in Manchester, Forcivity is a full-service Salesforce consultancy and system integrator, with vertical focuses in Manufacturing, High-Tech and Financial Services. joins Forcivity within the top 500, debuting at number 233 on the list. As an autonomous demand generation company, has seen an impressive 1869.18% revenue growth over the past three years as it sets the marketing technology stack on autopilot by connecting existing tools and putting them to work, transforming marketing and ABM as we know it.

Rounding out the list of York IE clients with its second appearance is Canvs, the leader in emotion and behavior insights. Through identifying a massive number of expressions and analyzing more than 10 billion conversations, Canvs’ AI and machine learning platform quickly turns open-ended text from social media, marketing campaigns, and customer surveys into powerful insights that can improve product and brand experiences.

“The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have followed so many different paths to success,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “There’s no single course you can follow or investment you can take that will guarantee this kind of spectacular growth. But what they have in common is persistence and seizing opportunities.”

Not only have the companies on the 2020 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists as well. The 2020 Inc. 5000 achieved an incredible three-year average growth of over 500 percent, and a median rate of 165 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $209 billion in 2019, accounting for over 1 million jobs over the past three years.

We are incredibly excited to support Forcivity, Metadata, Canvs and all our portfolio clients as they continue to grow and flourish in their markets. To learn more about our portfolio of companies and the services we offer, click here.


York IE is a hybrid strategic advisory, investment, and operational growth firm focused on scaling innovative, creative and impactful companies via several unique engagements and vehicles. We invest capital, expertise, and passion, build products and create content to support ambitious entrepreneurs and angel investors on their quest to scale startups and disrupt markets. To learn more, visit York.IE.

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