Competitive Innovations™ Ranks No. 1,867 on the 2023 Inc. 5000 Annual List

(Arlington, VA USA) August 15, 2023 – Inc. announced today that Competitive Innovations is No. 1,867 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private American companies. Following strict criteria measuring percentage revenue growth, the ranking provides insight into the achievements of top companies within the realm of independent businesses. 

“For the sixth time, Competitive Innovations is honored to secure its place on the renowned Inc. 5000 list,” said Mike Kennedy, Founder & CEO. “As a testament to the dedication of our team, this achievement reflects our commitment to driving growth and supporting our clients’ web content management, digital modernization, improvement initiatives, and strategic mission goals,” said Kennedy. 

Tracking more than two years of extensive growth and business development, this ranking marks the company’s resiliency amidst lingering impacts of Covid-19.  Since June of 2020, Competitive Innovations has increased its workforce by more than triple to fully achieve client mission objectives. These global mission objectives include supporting Cloud solutions, mission-critical applications, and programs to assist in law enforcement, regulatory objectives, cyber security compliance, and critical U.S. foreign policy. 

The companies on the 2023 Inc. 5000 list have contributed to create 1,187,266 jobs and $358 billion in revenue, demonstrating a profound impact upon the U.S. economy. Additionally, the 2022 median revenue growth for the top 500 companies increased to 2,238 percent, compared to 2,144 percent in the previous year.  

“Running a business has only gotten harder since the end of the pandemic,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief at Inc. “To make the Inc. 5000, with the fast growth that requires, is truly an accomplishment. Inc. is thrilled to honor the companies that are building our future.” 

Altogether the list serves to exhibit skyrocketing business growth, innovative solutions, vast extensions of career opportunity, and collective perseverance in supply chain shortages, labor setbacks, and ongoing effects of Covid-19. To access the full ranking, company profiles, and further information, visit   

About Competitive Innovations, LLC 

Competitive Innovations, LLC (CI) is a solutions provider and trusted advisor to government and industry customers with critical demand for digital modernization, program management, cyber security, strategic mission support, and secure high integrity web-based solutions. Founded in July 1999, CI is an U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedule Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) prime contractor, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) certified small business, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Cloud Service Provider (CSP) authorized to resell Azure Government and Commercial Cloud services.  CI’s unique qualifications include: a Microsoft secure cloud solutions practice focused on Azure, Power Apps, Power Platform, “SmartCIte” portals, collaboration, web content management, responsive, secure and mobile friendly solutions using Microsoft, Kentico, Cyber Security and other industry tools and best practices.  Visit for more information. 

Patrick Kelley

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 


Companies on the 2023 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2019 to 2022. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2019. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent–not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies–as of December 31, 2022. (Since then, some on the list may have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2019 is $100,000; the minimum for 2022 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine rankings were calculated to four decimal places. The top 500 companies on the Inc. 5000 are featured in Inc. magazine’s September issue. The entire Inc. 5000 can be found at  

About Inc. 

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit