From startups to growing businesses and established companies, having a high-performance company culture helps drive a mission, achieve goals, provides support and creates the foundation for employee growth. It provides a productive, engaged work environment that exceeds expectations and gets results.

Entrepreneur, in partnership with CultureIQ®, a culture management software and service provider, has released its premier Top Company Cultures list. The list recognizes businesses that have successfully instilled a high-performance culture in their workplace.

For our large-company category (companies with more than 100 employees), the industries spanned across the board -- from construction to publishing and everything in between. All 25 companies featured scored above a 86.35, with digital-marketing agency Elite SEM taking the coveted number-one spot. Companies were scored on a scale of zero to 100. For the full methodology behind the list, see below.

Without further ado, we present you our large-company category for our Top Company Cultures list.

1.

Elite SEM

Digital marketing agency

Year Founded: 2004

CIQ Score: 96.65/100

2.

MailChimp

Email-marketing service provider

Year Founded: 2001

CIQ Score: 95.36/100

3.

LaSalle Network

Company providing temporary staffing and recruiting services

Year Founded: 1989

CIQ Score: 95.13/100

4.

Bellhops

Moving company

Year Founded: 2013

CIQ Score: 94.60/100

5.

Procore

Company providing construction-management software

Year Founded: 2003

CIQ Score: 94.29/100

6.

First American Equipment Finance

Company providing technology leasing and financial services

Year Founded: 1994

CIQ Score: 93.69/100

7.

The Trade Desk

Company providing advertising software for real-time bidding and campaign management

Year Founded: 2009

CIQ Score: 92.89/100

8.

N2 Publishing

Media company for neighborhood publications

Year Founded: 2004

CIQ Score: 92.68/100

9.

ContextMedia

Health information services company

Year Founded: 2006

CIQ Score: 92.49/100

10.

Campaign Monitor

Company providing email-marketing services

Year Founded: 2004

CIQ Score: 92.06/100

11.

BambooHR

Company providing HR software for small businesses

Year Founded: 2008

CIQ Score: 91.93/100

12.

Qumulo

Company providing real-time analytics to enterprises, allowing them to manage and store digital assets

Year Founded: 2012

CIQ Score: 91.68/100

13.

nCino Inc.

Company providing cloud-banking solutions to the financial-services industry

Year Founded: 2012

CIQ Score: 91.67/100

14.

Grovo

Company providing micro-learning videos to businesses to train their teams

Year Founded: 2010

CIQ Score: 91.07/100

15.

HubSpot

Company providing inbound marketing and sales software

Year Founded: 2006

CIQ Score: 90.61/100

16.

Neighbors Emergency Center

Network of emergency care facilities in Houston area

Year Founded: 2008

CIQ Score: 89.90/100

17.

Poppin

Office-supply company

Year Founded: 2009

CIQ Score: 89.77/100

18.

BigRentz

Rental company for construction equipment

Year Founded: 2012

CIQ Score: 89.53/100

19.

Service Express Inc.

Provider of IT solutions for on-site data center maintenance

Year Founded: 1997

CIQ Score: 89.23/100

20.

Pluralsight

Creator of online learning platform offering IT and creative courses

Year Founded: 2004

CIQ Score: 88.46/100

21.

Dimagi

Enterprise company providing open-source software technology for underserved communities.

Year Founded: 2002

CIQ Score: 87.57/100

22.

HomeCity Real Estate

Real-estate company

Year Founded: 2000

CIQ Score: 87.43/100

23.

Limeade

Company providing corporate-wellness technology

Year Founded: 2006

CIQ Score: 87.10/100

24.

PURE Group of Insurance Companies

Policyholder-owned insurer

Year Founded: 2006

CIQ Score: 86.60/100

25.

Anytime Fitness Corporate Headquarters

Franchise fitness company

Year Founded: 2002

CIQ Score: 86.35/100

Click below to see what companies made our small and medium-sized company categories.

Methodology

The full list presents a total of 75 companies categorized as small, medium-sized or large companies (25-49 employees; 50-99 employees; and more than 100 employees) broken up into three distinct lists based on company size.

The rankings for all companies were determined using CultureIQ's methodology for measuring high-performance cultures. Employees at each company received a survey of multiple-choice questions. The answers were used to assess a company's strength across 10 core qualities of culture. These quality strength scores, along with the employee Net Promoter Score were combined to create a cumulative CultureIQ Score. The companies with the highest CultureIQ Scores became the Top Company Culture list in ranking order. To be considered for the ranking, a company must have at least 25 employees, have been founded before Jan. 1, 2014, and be headquartered in the U.S. Here are more details about the methodology.

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