NEW YORK-- Inc. magazine today ranked AustinCSI NO. 973 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy\u2014America\u2019s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino\u2019s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.\n\n\n\n\u201cThis honor serves as a reminder of the entrepreneurial spirit that drove us to start the firm and encourages us to provide a space where others may find their inspiration." \u2013 Karen Moree & Rizwan Sheikh, Managing Partners.\n\n\n\nThe 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 18 to September 22) is the most competitive crop in the list\u2019s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 490%. The Inc. 5000\u2019s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 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 www.inc.com\/inc5000.\n\n\n\n"The story of this year\u2019s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,\u201d says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. \u201cYou have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don\u2019t achieve that kind of success by accident."\n\n\n\nThe annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 21 through 23, 2015 in Orlando. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as Marcus Lemonis, host of the CNBC show \u201cThe Profit,\u201d Robert Herjavec, one of the main "sharks" on ABC-TV\u2019s \u201cShark Tank,\u201d KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky, and Co-Founder of Goodshop.com JJ Ramberg.