Press Release: Gear Seven Makes the Inc. 5000 List Two Years in a Row

For the Second Year, Gear Seven Makes the Inc. 5000, at No. 2,923 in 2023, With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 179 Percent 

NEW YORK, August 15, 2023 – Inc. revealed today that Gear Seven ranks No. 2,923 on the 2023 Inc. 5000, its annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The prestigious ranking provides a data-driven look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent, entrepreneurial businesses. Facebook, Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other household name brands gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000. 


“We're thankful for all of the clients and brands that have entrusted us to bring their vision to life over the years, and I can't wait to see where our team takes us next,” CEO and founder Kirk Slawek states.


The Inc. 5000 class of 2023 represents companies that have driven rapid revenue growth while navigating inflationary pressure, the rising costs of capital, and seemingly intractable hiring challenges. Among this year’s top 500 companies, the average median three-year revenue growth rate ticked up to an astonishing 2,238 percent. In all, this year’s Inc. 5000 companies have added 1,187,266 jobs to the economy over the past three years. 


For complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, location, and other criteria, go to The top 500 companies are featured in the September issue of Inc. magazine, available on newsstands beginning Tuesday, August 23. 


“Running a business has only gotten harder since the end of the pandemic,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “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.” 

Gear Seven, a Nashville, Tennessee based video production company works with top-tier brands and artists to tell their story, defining success as an emotional connection that creates a reaction and a response. Overseeing projects from start to finish, ideation to post-production, their team taps into a roster of directors and network of creatives all over the world. Mitsubishi, Audi, Firestone, P&G, Hardee's, Red Bull, and Gibson are just a few of the many companies brands that have trusted Gear Seven with their video projects. No matter the size, scope, or timeline of a project, they have the ability to scale crew and resources to meet the exact needs of a production. Whether it be editors, cinematographers, producers, and all other support roles, Gear Seven take pride in collaborating with a diverse group of creatives to continually raise the bar.



Taylor Redd

Marketing Coordinator

Adam Sadler

Director of Business Development

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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 company rankings were calculated to four decimal places. 


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