2015 Florida Companies to Watch
Economic Impact of 50 Second-Stage Companies
$457 million in total annual revenue
30 percent increase in total annual revenue compared to 2013
2,019 full-time equivalent employees
374 net new jobs projected for 2015
From 2011 through 2014, the Florida Companies to Watch Award Winners generated more than $1.2 billion in revenue and added 996 employees, reflecting a 140 percent increase in revenue and 97 percent increase in jobs for the four-year period. That translates into a 24 percent annual revenue growth and 19 percent annual growth in employees.
These companies project continued growth in 2015, with a 23 percent revenue increase and 19 percent growth in employees compared to 2014. If their projections hold, these companies will have generated $1.8 billion in revenue and added 1,371 employees over the last five years — a 196 percent increase in revenue and 134 percent increase in jobs since 2011.