Primitive Social Included in Top 200 of Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Companies in 2018

Category: Primitive Social

Written by: Tony Adragna

Posted on: August 21, 2018

Primitive Social, a digital solutions agency based in Lubbock, TX, has been included in Inc. Magazine’s 37th annual list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America.

Primitive Social ranked 174th out of 5,000 companies, with a three-year revenue growth rate of 2,484%. In addition to its overall ranking, Primitive Social ranked 20th in top advertising and marketing companies, and 11th in top Texas companies.

“Being recognized by the Inc. 5000 is a testament to our amazing customers and remarkable team,” said Kade Wilcox, Primitive Social’s CEO. “It is a true honor to be on a list where companies like LinkedIn, Pandora, Yelp, and Zillow gained their first national exposure. We are excited to continue our growth.”

The Inc. 5000 group as a whole has shown astounding growth over the past three years. The list as a whole showed average growth at 538.2% and the aggregate revenue of the list was $206.1 billion in 2017, resulting in 664,095 jobs over the past three years.

Inc. magazine’s editor-in-chief, James Ledbetter notes, “If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice. The lines of business may come and go, or come and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”

Primitive Social offers clients a variety of services such as software development, web design, sales enablement, inbound marketing, social media, video production and more. Clients include Carpet Tech, Covenant Hospitals, and Madera Residential, among others. Learn more at

About Primitive Social

Primitive Social, founded in October 2011, was founded with the purpose to help businesses tell their story online. Each company is unique, with its own passion and mission. By taking the time to get to know each of its clients well, Primitive Social is able to help share their vision with others through their website and social media platforms. Over the past five years, the Primitive Social method has adapted and improved to help businesses generate leads as they connect with their ideal customers online. The approach, however, will always be the same: to know you inside and out so that your customers can, too.


About Inc. 5000

The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2017. The minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2017 is $2 million. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found here.

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