September 11, 2020
Phobio Named to Inc. 5000 List for Third Year in a Row, Rising 324 Places Over 2019 Ranking

Inc. 5000 List Ranks the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Privately-Held Companies

(Atlanta, GA – Sept 11, 2020) – For the third year in a row, Atlanta-based Phobio, the premier trade-in service for mobile operators and iconic consumer electronics brands, was named to the Inc. 5000 list, a ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.  Phobio ranks 2,429 on the 2020 list, up 324 places over 2019, with a three-year revenue growth of 170%.

“It is an honor to be named to the Inc. 5000 list for the third year in a row” said Stephen Wakeling, Phobio’s CEO and Co-Founder.  “Our company’s rapid growth is a testament to the exceptional custom products and solutions we offer to our clients and the unparalleled customer service that sets us apart.  Our team is laser-focused on helping elevate our clients’ brands while looking towards what’s next in the trade-in industry and leading the way in developing new areas of growth.”

The Inc. 5000 list ranks the most successful companies in terms of growth within the American economy’s most dynamic segment – its small businesses.  Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia and many other well-known companies gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000 list.

“The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 come from nearly every realm of business,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk.  “From health and software to media and hospitality, the 2020 list proves that no matter the sector, incredible growth is based on the foundations of tenacity and opportunism.”

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Phobio is the premier trade-in service for mobile operators and iconic consumer electronics brands in North America.  Using innovative custom software products, Phobio helps its clients increase device sales and improve customer purchasing power while facilitating a second life for trade-in items.  Through their simple, secure and transparent omnichannel trade-in programs, Phobio offers optimal value and custom solutions that simplify the complicated for its clients and elevate the customer experience.  Founded in 2010 and based in Atlanta, GA, Phobio fosters a dynamic work environment where people do the best work of their careers.  For more information, visit


Jennifer Greene