Five Blocks Inc.

Five Blocks, Inc. Ranks in the Top 60% on the 2014 Inc. 500:5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies


New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/27/2014 -- Five Blocks, Inc., a technology and digital consulting company focused on Digital Reputation Management and Brand Management, today announced it has been ranked in the top 60th percentile in the 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

With a three-year sales growth of 110 percent from 2010 to 2013, Five Blocks also increased staff by 50 percent, adding significant technology and research resources as well as expanding the firm’s client and partner service management team.

“The growth Five Blockscontinues to experience clearly demonstrates that successful companies, well-known brands and individuals are actively seeking ways to address their digital reputation and branding concerns through the use of new technology solutions,” said Sam Michelson, founder and CEO of Five Blocks. “We are honored to be included in the Inc. 500|5000 list.”

According to the company’s projections, Five Blocks expects revenue to grow by an additional 35 percent in 2014, and has continued to add staff to meet increased client demand.

As a boutique digital reputation firm, Five Blocks services businesses, brands and high net worth individuals through a strategic and holistic approach to digital branding. A typical Five Blocks program leverages the most important and visible digital branding channels for companies and high profile individuals including Wikipedia, LinkedIn, YouTube, and others.

“Our recent growth reflects our strategy to develop tools that enable our clients and partners to identify threats and opportunities from the always-shifting digital landscape,” said DavidGoldman, Five Blocks chief strategy officer.“Our partners and their clients benefit from our technology which automatically tracks and analyzesthousands of industry-specific search results that identify potential opportunities and gives specific recommendations on how to take advantage of these.”

The 2014 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at, is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. 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 The top 500 companies are featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 20 to November 30).

“What surprises me, even though I know it’s coming, is the sheer variety of the paths our entrepreneurs take to success, thematically reflecting how our economy has evolved,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “This year there are far more social media and far fewer computer hardware businesses than there were, say, six years ago. But what doesn’t change is the fearsome creativity unleashed by American entrepreneurship.”

About Inc. and the Inc. 5000
The Inc. 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. 500|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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About Five Blocks
Five Blocks is a technology and digital consulting company focused on Digital Reputation Management and Brand Management. Founded in 2003, our company works with Fortune 500 companies, high net-worth individuals, hedge funds, private equity firms, start-ups, and non-profits. We make sure that our clients’ online presence is optimal, and that real, quality content displaces unfavorable content.With a development team based in Israel and an office in New York, Five Blocks works with clients all around the globe.

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Company name: Five Blocks Inc.
205-2880 New York, NY 10028-4004
Contact number: 646-201-9877
Contact Person: David Goldman, Chief of Strategy