I'm extremely grateful to the thousands of customers who have helped Weave grow to where we are today. Our aim with this funding round is to exceed our customers' expectations at every touchpoint, investing heavily in the products we create, the markets we serve and the overall customer experience we provide, said Brandon Rodman, CEO at Weave. I am insanely proud of the spectacular team we've attracted here at Weave and the amazing products we deliver. We will continue to invest in our customers, our products and our people to build a solid, sustainable, and scalable business. We look forward to our next steps in this amazing journey.
With this round of funding, Weave plans to expand and enhance its current product offering, develop its international presence, grow its team, and continue to invest in the development of its employees.
We've been investors in Weave since 2017. We particularly respect their extremely human leadership style, said Tyler Newton, partner at Catalyst Investors. Weave is a place where employees are given challenging work and opportunities to grow, and they are also supported by a leadership team who invests in their long term development so they can deliver their best work. Not to mention, Weave has some of the best retention numbers we've ever seen for an SMB SaaS company. We're continually impressed by their accelerated growth and results. Catalyst is proud to be a partner with Weave.
Weave is one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S. The company doubled its revenue in 2018 and has increased its team at its Utah headquarters to approximately 550 employees, up from 300 at the beginning of the year. Weave's multiple accolades for its growth and values-driven culture include:
Fortune 100 Best Medium Workplaces 2019
2019 Forbes Cloud 100
Inc. Best Workplaces 2019
Inc. 5000 2019 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America
2019 Glassdoor #7 Best Places to Work in the US
2019 Glassdoor #4 CEO in the Country
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