SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scientist.com, the world's leading marketplace for outsourced scientific research, was recognized as one of 2018’s “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur magazine. The San Diego-based company builds private ecommerce marketplaces that connect many of the world’s largest life science research organizations with a global network of thousands of research suppliers.
“Scientist.com empowers and connects scientists worldwide,” stated Kevin Lustig, PhD, Scientist.com’s CEO and Founder. “Our mission is to make it possible to cure all human diseases by 2050.”
Honorees were identified based on the results from a comprehensive study of independently-owned companies using a proprietary algorithm and other advanced analytics. The algorithm was built on a balanced scorecard designed to measure five metrics reflecting major pillars of entrepreneurship—innovation, growth, leadership, impact and business valuation.
“Our annual evaluation of vetted data offers a 360-degree analysis of top privately-held companies across a multitude of industries,” explains Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur Magazine. “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.”
Headquartered in Solana Beach, California, Scientist.com has grown into one of the country’s fastest-growing companies. Scientist.com ranked #9 on Inc. magazine’s 2018 INC5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America. The company was also named one of America’s Best Workplaces by Inc. magazine in 2018.
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Scientist.com is the world's leading marketplace for outsourced research. The marketplace simplifies the entire research sourcing process, saving time and money and providing access to the latest innovative tools and technologies while maintaining full compliance with an organization’s procurement policies. Scientist.com operates private enterprise marketplaces for most of the world’s major pharmaceutical companies, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). Since its founding in 2007, Scientist.com has raised more than $33 million from Leerink Transformation Partners, 5AM Ventures, Heritage Provider Network, Bootstrap Ventures and Hollywood producer Jack Giarraputo among others. Visit scientist.com to learn more.
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