Inc. Magazine recently compiled a list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in America. Whilst pulling all the data, they also pointed out the top 10 locations by volume of number of companies that made the list. Austin came in at number 4 in the nation for having 87 of the “fast-growing” companies on the list.
Noted among reasons for Austin’s high rank was its constant pool of talent that graduates from the University of Texas, plus the presence of having tech industry giant, Dell Inc. Other companies, including Apple, Facebook and Google help draw in a wide crowd of young millennials.
Other Texas cities were included on the list, however Austin ranked above them. Houston came in at 6th with 76 companies on the list, while Dallas ranked 8th with 55 of the nation’s fastest-growing companies.