ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the fifth time since 2005, Inc. magazine named Allconnect to its 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.
“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”
“Allconnect’s strong and consistent growth can be attributed to people, processes, technology and business intelligence,” said Mark Miller, CEO. “Investments in these areas have allowed Allconnect to expand from helping customers select and transfer home services to creating customized solutions that support a range of utility products and green initiatives.”
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
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. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.
Through relationships with major utilities, Allconnect helps millions of consumers save time and money on essential home services, including communication bundles, TV, Internet, phone and home security. The company offers a convenient and objective single source for comparing and ordering when customers are transferring or establishing household services and want to ensure they get the best value. Allconnect’s customized solutions support partners by increasing customer satisfaction, improving employee morale, providing an additional revenue stream and increasing adoption of initiatives, such as demand response products, energy efficiency programs and green energy initiatives. Founded in 1998, Allconnect is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with Sales & Customer Care Centers in Atlanta; Lexington, Kentucky; and St. George, Utah. For more information, visit Allconnect.com or follow them on Twitter and Facebook.
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