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VerticalResponse on Inc. 5000

VerticalResponse on Inc. 5000

Inc. has ranked VerticalResponse, Inc. 1270 on its annual ranking of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the country.  The list is the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.  Taken as a whole, these companies represent the backbone of the U.S. economy. 

“Our second annual Inc. 5000 continues the most ambitious project in business journalism,” said Inc. 5000 Project Manager Jim Melloan. “The Inc. 5000 gives an unrivalled portrait of young, underreported companies across all industries doing fascinating things with cutting-edge business models, as well as older companies that are still showing impressive growth.”

VerticalResponse is a leading provider of self-service email marketing, online surveys and direct mail, and an essential part of more than 60,000 small businesses’ marketing strategies.  In the past year, VerticalResponse joined the Intuit Partner Platform to deliver its award-winning products and services to Intuit Inc.’s user community of more than 4 million small businesses; and also added Advantage Quickbase’s eResults and Palo Alto Software to its more than 300 partners around the world.

It also launched its own Checkie Awards to recognize customer excellence, and continued to build and refine its product and content to make sure small businesses and nonprofits can find everything they need to grow at

“I’m incredibly proud of my team and the work we’ve done to maintain growth in a down economy. We promise our customers we’ll help them grow, so it’s important for us to lead by example,” said Janine Popick, CEO of VerticalResponse. “We’ve got more than 60,000 customers of every type, and our new partnerships are helping us reach even more.”

The 5000 companies that made the list reported aggregate revenue of $185 billion and median three-year growth of 147 percent.  Most important, the 2008 Inc. 5000 companies were engines of job growth, having created more than 826,033 jobs since those companies were founded. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and a list of the fastest-growing companies that can be sorted by industry and region can be found at 

Hottest Regions for Fastest-Growing Companies

The New York metro area tops the Inc. 5000 list with the most companies of any city with 355.  Washington, D.C. comes in a close second with 300 companies on the list; Los Angeles comes in third with 244 companies, and Atlanta (194 companies) and Chicago (189 companies) round out the top five.  Interestingly, only 62 companies on the Inc. 5000 are not based in metropolitan areas

Hottest Industries for Fastest-Growing Businesses

The most notable median growth categories among the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing businesses are in the Energy category (which grew by 298%), followed by Government Services (which grew by 220%), Security (200% growth), IT Services and Software (both grew by 187%), and Consulting (which grew by 182% on average).

The largest business category is IT Services, with 579 Inc. 5000 companies.  Business Services (532 companies), Construction (459), Manufacturing (405), and Advertising & Marketing (361) complete the top five industries ranked on the 2008 Inc. 5000.

Industries reporting the highest median revenue are Travel ($38.8 million), Financial Services ($16.3 million), Logistics ($15.4 million) Government Services ($14.2 million), and Energy ($14.2 million). 

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