High Five! tapQA has been named to the Inc. 5000 list for the 5th time!

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, AUGUST 14, 2019 — For the fifth time this decade, tap|QA, a Minneapolis-based IT Services Firm is proud to announce their appearance on the Inc. 5000 List!  In 2019, tap|QA ranked #4358 on Inc. Magazine’s annual list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies.

From 2015-2019, tap|QA experienced a growth rate of 69%.  tap|QA earned a special distinction this year by being named to the Inc. 5000 list for the 5th time.

tap|QA’s Vision is to be the “Industry Standard” in Software Testing services.  They accomplish that goal by offering best-of-breed consulting services around Quality Assurance and Test Automation Strategy, along with consulting and staff augmentation services for manual and automated testing, DevOps, Business Analysis and other facets of Software Quality Assurance.

tap|QA is one of the largest and fastest-growing QA-focused consulting firms in the United States, and currently works with clients nationwide and internationally.  The company has provided consulting work for over 800 individuals since their inception.

A summary of tap|QA’s Solutions offerings can be found here:

“We’re excited to be one of the rare companies to be named to the Inc. 5000 list 5 times – consistent growth is the goal of any company, and we are excited to have achieved that the past few years!” said Partner, Michael Faulise.

Tim Guilfoil, Managing Partner, added “We take so much pride in having great people work with this organization – we are blessed that so many great QA professionals call tap|QA home.”

“Our clients have been such a factor in our growth as well,” added Partner, Kimberly Bunda.  “Our team has an opportunity to work on great projects, helping them grow as professionals, and allowing them to take their skills to other clients and provide the great services tap|QA has become well-known for.”

See tap|QA’s ranking and company profile here: https://www.inc.com/profile/tap-qa

Go here for Inc Magazine’s entire feature on this year’s Inc 5000 List: https://www.inc.com/inc5000/index.html

About tap|QA LLC
Founded in 2010, tap|QA has become one of the largest and fastest growing specialized providers of software/system QA and testing services. tap|QA’s strategy and staff augmentation service offerings include work around test automation, manual testing, QA / Testing process, DevOps, and business analysis.

You can learn more about tap|QA’s Solutions offerings here:

tap|QA has now been named to Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 List five times, and is also a five-time recipient of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal’s Fast 50 Award for fastest-growing companies in the Twin Cities.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000 Methodology
The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 to 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent (not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies) as of December 31, 2016. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2017 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/5000. 

About Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto VenturesInc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today.

For more information, visit www.inc.com . The Inc. 500|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. 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. For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit www.inc.com.


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