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Minority-Owned Software Company Earns top 500 spot in Inc, 5000 Ranking.

Pay Sell Co., a Minority-owned software company based in Pensacola, Florida has earned the ranking of #484 on the prestigious Inc. 5000. Published annually by and Inc. Magazine, Inc. 5000 is a globally recognized list of the fastest growing private companies in the US.

Although this is the first year for such recognition, founder Jibril Sulaiman has been working towards the success of the company’s platform, “Cell Pay”, for the past 5 years.

“We barely missed the deadline last year and I was excited that we actually made the list for 2016. However, I figured we’d rank around four thousand not four hundred,” exclaimed Jibril, who is 35-years old. “2016 is a new year for our company, and I hope the publicity gives us the exposure we need to attract talent and investors alike,” he continued.

Pay Sell Co (formerly Pay Cell Systems Inc.) has focused on the development of “Cell Pay”, its e-commerce platform for wireless stores, since the company launched in 2011. In 2015.  The company was re-branded as Pay Sell Co. as part of a pivot to develop e-commerce-based platforms in several niche markets. These brands include (a fundraising platform that includes 7 donation acceptance methods) and (a marketplace for selling song features).

Jibril says he has mentored with high profile startup expert and founder of the NewMe Accelerator, Angela Benton. “She’s been such a great resource over the phone and through the NewMe coaching platform,” he said. “I want to continue to grow my network, I value the advice from Angela and likewise will value the advice of any other entrepreneur I meet.”

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