Sioux Falls, SD, August 21, 2013 -- Inc. magazine today ranked Click Rain, Inc. #1764 on its 32nd annual Inc. 500|5000, a prestigious list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Click Rain ranked #1 in the state of South Dakota. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. According to Inc., this achievement puts Click Rain among the ranks of an "elite group" of companies that have made the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll that has, over time, included such names as Intuit, Jamba Juice, Microsoft, Patagonia, Timberland, Under Armour, Vizio and Zappos.com.
“It’s a tremendous honor to be recognized alongside the companies in this year’s Inc. 5000 list,” said Paul Ten Haken, President of Click Rain. “At the risk of sounding cliché, we have a phenomenal team that has fueled our growth in recent years. That team, combined with the growth being realized in the digital marketing space, has been a recipe for some exciting stuff. We’re looking forward to what’s next.”
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009, and have revenue no less than $2 million in 2012. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent - not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies - as of December 31, 2012. The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. The companies of the Inc. 500 represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found in its entirety on www.inc.com/inc5000/list/.
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