NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 29, 2012) - Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and incident management services, announced today that it was ranked number 2749 in Inc. Magazine's 2012 list of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies in America. Send Word Now also posted a three-year growth rate of 84% since 2008, securing the number 76 position on the Top Telecommunications Companies category. This is Send Word Now's fifth consecutive year on the list.
"We are extremely proud to once again be ranked among Inc. Magazine's fastest growing companies in America," said Tony Schmitz, President and CEO of Send Word Now. "In recent years, Send Word Now has added tremendously to its impressive features offering and expanded into new markets around the world, all while delivering the best-in-class service and customer support that our clients have come to expect from us. We look forward to continued success!"
Each year, Inc. Magazine releases its 500|5000 List, which ranks the fastest growing, private companies in the United States. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent entrepreneurs. The list results are based on the percentage of revenue growth from 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must be based in the United States and have been founded and earning revenue by March of 2008.
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.
About Send Word Now
Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting and incident management services for both routine and emergency communication. The easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification service is used by government agencies, municipalities, universities, non-profit organizations and businesses, including many Fortune 500 companies, to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication in real-time. Send Word Now's Alert Tracer® provides a full audit trail of messages sent and received for after-action reporting and follow-up. Designed to reach anyone, anywhere, anytime, with any device over any type of connection, Send Word Now's mass notification system is capable of transmitting hundreds of thousands of voice and text messages in minutes. The company is headquartered in New York City. Visit Send Word Now on the web at http://www.sendwordnow.com or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow Send Word Now on Twitter at http://twitter.com/sendwordnow and check out our new blog for industry news and insights at http://www.sendwordnow.com/Company/Blog.