Rated among large, prestigious tech companies like Google and Twitter, this award recognizes Square Root’s commitment to employee growth and satisfaction.

AUSTIN, October 8, 2014 – FORTUNE.com, along with Great Place to Work, named Square Root, an Austin-based technology startup, the third best small technology workplace in the United States. Divided into large and small workplaces, is on the only small technology workplace to make the list in the Austin-metro area and in the state of Texas. The startup is also ranked among some of the most successful technology companies in the U.S., such as Twitter, Inc., salesforce.com and Google Inc.

“The team we’ve built at is one of my proudest professional accomplishments.” says CEO Chris Taylor. “From the management team down to our interns, we are all focused on making a place where people feel motivated to produce great work and appreciated for their efforts. To be ranked among other successful tech companies like Google and Twitter, and being the only tech company from a competitive market like Texas, is a testament to our team and the strong, innovative culture we have developed.”

With the success and growth of their company, works to keep the same culture that made it a great company in the first place. Great Place to WorkCoEFFICIENT’s CEO China Gorman notes that this focus is something they look for when selecting companies for this list. “Each technology firm has its unique company culture that makes it successful,” says Gorman says. “However, one common theme we saw across all of the companies that were surveyed is trust in the workplace. We want to applaud each company for making trust a cornerstone of workplace culture and look forward to everyone’s continued success.”

and the other 19 winning companies were selected based on the average scores of nearly 50,000 employees who were surveyed using the Trust Index©, Great Place to WorkCoEFFICIENT’s employee assessment survey. You can see a full list at FORTUNE.com and GreatPlacetoWork.com.

About , Inc.: was founded on the principle that data should empower businesses. Headquartered in Austin, TX, is a leading edge enterprise SaaS provider. The company’s rapidly growing team of technology innovators delivers advanced data insights and high impact software tools to some of the biggest players in the automotive sector. ’s technology solutions help large businesses optimize operations and make smarter decisions every day. As a privately held, bootstrapped company, has achieved profitability every year since it began doing business in 2006 – a rare feat in the capital intensive technology startup world.

About Great Rated!™: While organizations look to recruit and hire the right candidate, job seekers are equally interested in finding the right position at the right company. That’s why Great Rated!™ —the new survey-based workplace review website—from Great Place to WorkCoEFFICIENT uses data and insights for a true picture of the workplace and elevates the hiring experience. Great Rated!™ organizations are serious about creating great workplaces, comfortable with transparency and interested in sharing the unique aspects treasured by employees.

About Great Place to Work: Great Place to WorkCoEFFICIENT is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and employer branding programs, including Best Companies lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to WorkCoEFFICIENT provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Great Place to WorkCoEFFICIENT’s Trust Index©, a 58-question employee survey that measures trust, is used around the world to help companies increase the levels of trust across their organizations and improve business results. Annually, Great Place to WorkCoEFFICIENT produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work ForCoEFFICIENT list and the Great Place to WorkCoEFFICIENT Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to WorkCoEFFICIENT online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US

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Mary Feild
Marketing & Communications
[e] mfeild@square-root.com
[p] 512.387.1343

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