LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2023 (Newswire.com) – Inc. Magazine announced Pray.com as No. 4 on its third annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Pacific list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Pacific private companies, based in Alaska, Hawaii, California, Oregon, and Washington. Pray.com is the No. 1 media company on the list. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful private companies within the Pacific economy generating sustainable growth and jobs.
“We are grateful that God has given Pray.com the opportunity to inspire millions of people from 183 different countries. We continue to work to make prayer a priority every day,” said Pray.com founder and CEO Steve Gatena. “We appreciate the industry recognition of our accomplishments, but what means more is what this represents – we are helping grow faith, cultivate community, and leave a legacy of helping others.”
Pray.com is a social impact company and the world’s #1 app for daily prayer and faith-based media content. The mobile app helps 14 million users make prayer a priority with daily devotionals, hear the Bible come to life, and fall asleep to Bedtime Bible stories.
Pray.com couldn’t do this without the invaluable partnerships with ministries and pastors who provide the inspirational teaching to help millions of Christians around the world grow in their faith. This includes the “Bible in a Year with Jack Graham,” which recently passed 10 million downloads.
The companies on this list show a remarkable rate of growth, averaging 559%, and adding 14,536 jobs and $4.6 billion to the Pacific region’s economy in 2021. Companies in Irvine, Santa Monica, and Venice, California had the highest growth rates, with Pray.com leading the media sector.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals: Pacific, can be found at inc.com/pacific.
“This year’s Inc. 5000 Regional winners represent one of the most exceptional and exciting lists of America’s off-the-charts growth companies. These are the companies you’ll be hearing about for years to come,” said Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. magazine.
Founded in 2016 with a mission to grow faith and cultivate community, Pray.com is the world’s No. 1 app for daily prayer, reaching more than 14 million people worldwide. Pray.com provides encouragement and inspiration through daily devotionals, Pastor podcasts, and Bedtime Bible Stories. Pray.com founders are Steve Gatena, Mike Lynn, Ryan Beck and Matthew Potter. See more at www.alarryross.com/pray-com.
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