Micro named to the Inc 500 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies
on: September 4, 2007, 9:22 am
Press Release Author: Keith Andrews
Release Summary: Blue Wave Micro named to the Inc 500 list of Fastest
Growing Private Companies in U.S
Press Release Body:
MEDIA CONTACT Media / Public Relations/ Keith Andrews
Magazine Reveals Its 26th Annual List of America’s 500 Fastest-Growing
Wave Micro Ranks No. 240 on the 2007 Inc. 500 With Three-Year Sales
Growth of 972%
YORK, August 23, 2007 – Inc. magazine today
ranked Blue Wave Micro No. 240 on its 26th annual
Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.
you want to find out which companies are going to change the world,
look at the Inc. 500,” said Inc. Editor Jane
Berentson. “These are the most innovative, dynamic,
fast-growth companies in the nation, the ones coming up with solutions
to some of our most intractable ills, creating systems that let
us conduct business faster and easier, and manufacturing products
we soon discover we can’t live without. The Inc. 500 list
is Inc. magazine’s tribute to American business ingenuity
Wave Micro is a leading IT business solutions provider
specializing in the deployment, service and consulting of technology
infrastructures which enable your business to become more efficient
and maximize profitability. www.bluewavemicro.com
The 2007 Inc. 500, as revealed in the September issue of Inc.
magazine (on newsstands August 28 – October 2), reported
aggregate revenue of $16 billion and median three-year growth of
939 percent. Most important, the 2007 Inc. 500 companies were engines
of job growth, having created more than 64,064 jobs since those
companies were founded.
information on this year’s Inc. 500, including company profiles
and a list of the fastest-growing companies that can be sorted by
industry and region can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
Regions for Fastest-Growing Companies
After several years of losing ground to the Washington, D.C., area,
California is flush with 81 Inc. 500 companies in 2007, up from
66 last year. Texas is home to 38 of the fastest-growing companies
(up by six), followed by Virginia with 35 (up one company from last
year), and New York with 26 (down by eight companies), and Florida
with 26 (up one company).
D.C., is the top metropolitan area for the fifth consecutive year,
with 40 of the fastest-growing companies, down slightly from 43
last year. New York City is a close second, with 38 (down four companies
from last year), followed by San Francisco with 26 (up seven companies
from last year), Los Angeles with 25 (no change), and Boston with
22 (down two companies).
finance and advertising--two industries often associated with New
York--contributed a quarter of California’s total.
Industries for Fastest-Growing Businesses
The most notable median growth categories among Inc. magazine’s
list of the 500 fastest-growing businesses is in the Environmental
Services category (which grew by 1,425.4 percent on average), followed
by Food & Beverage (which grew by 1336.8 percent on average),
Media (which grew by 1,179 percent on average), Health (which grew
by 1,105.5 percent on average), and Telecommunications (which grew
by 1,056.5 percent on average).
largest business category is IT Services, with 55 Inc. 500 companies
in this category. Advertising & Marketing and Human Resources
(both with 48 companies), Government Services (38 companies), and
Software (37 companies) round out the top five industries ranked
on the 2007 Inc. 500.
reporting the highest total revenue from 2003 – 2006 are Health
($3.2 billion), Real Estate ($2.1 billion), Advertising & Marketing
($1.14 billion), Human Resources ($883 million), and Retail ($873.6
The 2007 Inc. 500 list measures revenue growth from 2003 through
2006. To qualify, companies had to be U.S.-based and privately held,
independent – not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies
– as of December 31, 2006, and have had at least $200,000
in revenue in 2003, and $2 million in 2006.
can apply for next year’s Inc. 500 and Inc. 5,000 by registering
with IncBizNet, the new social network for private companies that
will launch this fall on Inc.com.
the Inc. 5,000 – the Inc. 500, Plus 4,500 New Fast-Growing
Companies This year, Inc. expanded the Inc. 500 list tenfold, to
create the first-ever Inc. 5,000, the most comprehensive look at
the most important segment of the economy – America’s
independent-minded entrepreneurs. Complete results of the Inc. 5,000
can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000, where you can scan profiles
of honorees, view lists of the fastest-growing companies by industry
and region, and sort the data according to your own parameters.
About Inc. magazine:
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures,
LLC., Inc. magazine (www.inc.com)
is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners
and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions
for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid
circulation of 681,421, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested
strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and
Details: Keith Andrews
Blue Wave Micro
26895 Aliso Creek Rd, Suite B751
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Toll Free 866-495-1630
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