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Makosi Consulting Recognized as Growth Leader

August 21, 2014



NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Inc. magazine today ranked Makosi Consulting 1401 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino's Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000.

"Over the years Makosi has consistently grown and proven itself to be a company with a solid foundation. We’re relatively 'OK' with #1401, but what’s more important is our sustained growth over the past eight years, rather than just the most recent three. A consistent, stable, sustainable business is what we’re after,” said Darren Isaacs, CEO, Makosi Consulting. “We aim to smash #1401 next year, and every year. Our biggest wish is to have fun every day, while creating value for our clients and opportunities for our people.”

The 2014 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 20 to November 30), is the most competitive crop in the list's history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 516%. The Inc. 5000's aggregate revenue is $211 billion, generating 505,000 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

More about Makosi Consulting Inc.

Opening doors in 2000 in Johannesburg South Africa, Makosi sought to synergize abundant accounting skills and a rapidly growing project consulting industry. In 2006, their vision bloomed and offices in London and New York were established. Since then Makosi has been building teams of accounting and project personnel, drawing on talent pools in Southern Africa and Australia. The company's local brand awareness, understanding of the culture and their international relationships make them the first choice for the aspiring international project consultant looking to work on financial services engagements. Please visit http://www.makosi.com for more information.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000

Methodology

The 2014 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2010 to 2013. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2010. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent--not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies--as of December 31, 2013. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2010 is $100,000; the minimum for 2013 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. 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 at http://www.inc.com/5000.

About Inc. and the Inc. 5000

The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.




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