Entrepreneur Magazine Names Welfont #20 Best Entrepreneurial Company in America

Entrepreneur Magazine Names Welfont #20 Best Entrepreneurial Company in America

Tampa, FL, December 20th, 2018

The Welfont Companies Inc. was recently recognized as one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur 360™ List, the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America. Based on this study by Entrepreneur, The Welfont Companies Inc. is recognized as a well-rounded company that has mastered a balance of the five metrics: impact, innovation, growth, leadership and business valuation.  

Welfont’s CEO, Shawn Marcell emphasized, “Being recognized as one of the ‘Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America’ is a remarkable achievement for Welfont. Our accomplishments are not just positive for our company, but our nonprofit clients as well. Our innovation, impact, and growth would not be possible without the diligent effort of our incredible team.” 

"Our annual evaluation of vetted data offers a 360-degree analysis of top privately held companies across a multitude of industries,” said Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur Magazine in a press release. “They are deemed successful not only by revenue numbers, but by how well-rounded they are. The companies that make the list have pushed boundaries with their innovative ideas, fostered strong company cultures, impacted their communities for the better and increased their brand awareness.”  

Of the 360 companies mentioned on the list, four were from the Tampa area with The Welfont Companies Inc. leading the pack at No. 20. Welfont is a national commercial and residential real estate company that specializes in providing investors and the nonprofit sector with a wide range of services, including brokerage representation, advisory, marketing, underwriting, due diligence, financial services, asset management, and dispositions. 

Welfont manages each investment from deal sourcing to underwriting to acquisition and disposition while helping our clients maximize their return-on-investment. 

Honorees were identified based on the results from a comprehensive study, using a proprietary algorithm and other advanced analytics of 50-plus data points organized into five pillars of entrepreneurship—innovation, growth, leadership, impact and business valuation.  

In addition to the Entrepreneur 360 award, Welfont also won the Inc. 5000 Award for fastest growing real estate brokerage, 52nd Largest Real Estate Brokerage By Transaction Volume by National Real Estate Investor Magazine and was named as one of the Top 50 Trustworthy Companies in America for 2018. 

For additional details on the Entrepreneur 360 List and the companies recognized, visit: https://www.entrepreneur.com/360