Pluralsight Lands on Inc. 500 List as Second-Fastest Growing Private Education Company in the U.S.
Pluralsight Has Grown 1,392 Percent Over Three Years
SALT LAKE CITY – Pluralsight, a global leader in online training for technology professionals, ranked No. 338 in the recently-released 2015 Inc. 5000, Inc. magazine’s annual ranking of the fast-growing private companies in the U.S. This is Pluralsight’s third consecutive year making the list, and its first year reaching the elite top 500, a notable jump from its No. 621 ranking in 2014. Pluralsight was also ranked No. 2 overall in the education industry and No. 7 for all Utah companies.
“It’s an honor to receive this level of recognition from Inc., not only because it represents years of passionate work from the entire Pluralsight team, but it shows that demand for quality online professional learning is flourishing in our global economy,” said Aaron Skonnard, co-founder and CEO of Pluralsight. “Our cloud-based approach to education is truly resonating with customers because it continually delivers real value and concrete results to individuals and organizations looking to develop and sharpen their tech abilities.”
Pluralsight has made a number of significant additions to its platform over the past few years in an effort to provide a robust, end-to-end online learning solution for tech pros. The company has brought on a number of high-profile experts to teach courses, bringing its author base to more than 800. Additionally, Pluralsight has added more than 360 employees since 2011, has acquired seven companies in just two years – including live-mentoring service HackHands in July and learn-to-code platform Code School in January – and increased its user base to nearly 3 million users worldwide. Pluralsight also ranked as one of only three education companies on the list to earn more than $60 million annually.
Pluralsight climbed seven spots – from No. 9 in 2014 – on Inc. 5000’s rankings for the education space. In addition to the Inc. 5000, Pluralsight was recently named to the Forbes 2015 Most Promising Companies List, Fortune’s Unicorn List and was included in The Wall Street Journal’s Billion Dollar Startup Club.