Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies–the Inc. 500|5000
NEW YORK, NY August 23, 2011 — Inc. magazine today ranked Kingfisher Systems, Inc. NO. 1456 on its fifth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Online retailer ideeli tops this year’s list. Kingfisher Systems, Inc. joins Spirit Airlines, television maker Vizio, Honest Tea, Mission Essential Personnel, K4 Solutions, and Metrokane, makers of the Rabbit corkscrew, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
Kingfisher Systems, Inc. has a long history of growth since being founded in 2005. In 2009, Kingfisher Systems, Inc. ranked NO. 279 on the Inc. 500|5000 list with three-year sales growth of 821.9%. In 2010, Kingfisher Systems, Inc. again made the Inc. 500|5000 list ranked as NO. 3042.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.
“Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. magazine Editor Jane Berentson.