GetWireless, LLC Receives Two Prestigious Awards In 2012
Ranks No. 1479 on the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 List, and Ranked No. 40 on Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's Fast 50 List
NEW YORK, NY -- Inc. magazine ranked GetWireless No. 1479 on its sixth 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. Unified Payments tops this year's list. GetWireless joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly's, among other prominent brands featured on this year's list. GetWireless has been named on this list for six consecutive years beginning in 2007.
"Once again, we are honored to be included on the list, and would like to thank each GetWireless team-member, as well as all of our clients and vendors, for their role in making this possible", said GetWireless co-founder Bryan Rasmussen. "Our three-year sales growth of 202% was an accomplishment that stemmed from our ability to develop solid and loyal relationships with clients and vendors alike."
GetWireless was also honored with the rankings of No. 39 in Telecommunications, and No. 22 in Top Companies in Minneapolis.
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 http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2012.
"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.
ST. PAUL, MN - The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recently announced the 2012 Fast 50 list of the fastest growing private companies in the Twin Cities Metro.
2012 marks the sixth year in a row GetWireless has earned their place among this honored list and was ranked at No. 40. The complete list can be viewed at http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2012/10/18/fast-50-winners.html.
To qualify for the Fast 50 list, companies must be independently owned and privately held, headquartered in the Twin Cities metro area, experience year-over-year revenue growth for each of the past three completed fiscal years, and have a revenue of at least $1 million in the first of the three most recent fiscal years.
Co-owner, Brian Taney commented that "It is amazing to be recognized among this list of powerhouse companies, and to have stayed on this list year over year is truly a team effort." When asked by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal to compare your company to a superhero, Taney replied, "GetWireless is comparable to Might Mouse. We are small, but with our exceptional customer service, product expertise and ultra-focused approach to niche market distribution, we pack a big punch."
GetWireless, established in 2001 and based in Minneapolis, MN, is a national value added distributor of cellular-based solutions serving industries in which communications are critical and landlines are not readily available, or are not an economical solution. GetWireless provides service and support for a multitude of voice, fax, data, and telemetry products that operate on the world's existing cellular networks. For more information visit www.getwirelessllc.com
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Methodology for Inc. 500|5000
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.
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