In the U.S., appearing on the Inc.5000 list is the most prestigious honor a growing private company can receive.  MicrosoftTimberlandDomino’s Pizza and Under Armour were honored on that list before they became global giants.

 As a launch partner of Inc. Magazine, CEED is inviting its entrepreneurs to apply to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in Europe.

You have demonstrated that you have the boldness, courage, and intelligence to do what few others can do. You lead a fast-growing entrepreneurial private company in Europe. As a part of this unique community, you will be in decidedly good company, distinguished among your competitors as an extraordinary organization at the top of its game.

Go to to apply online in just minutes. If you are proud of your company’s growth in the past three years, we want to hear from you—the Inc.5000 list honors all sizes of success. In the U.S., appearing on the Inc. 5000 list is the “Gold Standard” for entrepreneurial success. Microsoft, Oracle, Facebook, Timberland, Dell and many other private companies were honored in the early stages of their growth.  As an honoree, you’ll be recognized for your hard work and accomplishment with —

  • Company exposure in national, local and industry media showcases throughout Europe.
  • A company profile on, the web site for entrepreneurs, with over 35 million impressions in 2014.
  • Increased productivity, sales momentum, and new business.
  • The possibility of entering the lucrative American market.
  • A 12-month subscription to the digital edition of award-winning Inc. Magazine.

Applying is easy and if you qualify for the list (that is, if you are a rapidly-growing privately held company based in Europe and founded before 2010), you will start reaping the benefits of your Inc. 5000 achievement right away.  We encourage you to go to to submit your application, using code CEED5000, before the official December 1st deadline. Click here to submit an application. We look forward to joining with you as a part of the worldwide Inc. 5000 community! Be recognized for your genius and the great team behind you.