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Inc. Magazine Unveils 34th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

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Inc. Magazine Unveils 34th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000
LABUR Ranks No. 2705 on the 2015 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 135%

LABUR Ranks No. 2705 on the 2015 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 135%

NEW YORK, August 12, 2015 – Inc. magazine today ranked LABUR NO. 2705 on its 34th annual Inc. 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. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.

“We’re thrilled to have made the Inc. 5000 list for the second year in a row,” said Darrin Lang, LABUR co-founder and CEO. “We underwent a rebrand earlier this year that further defined our specialty services and sales focus. We’ve already seen positive gains in the few months since then and hope to continue to see year-over-year growth and climb reputable lists like the Inc. 5000.”

The 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 18 to September 22) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 490%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 jobs over the past three years. 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/inc5000.

"The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident."

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 21 through 23, 2015 in Orlando. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as Marcus Lemonis, host of the CNBC show “The Profit,” Robert Herjavec, one of the main "sharks" on ABC-TV’s “Shark Tank,” KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky, and Co-Founder of Goodshop.com JJ Ramberg.

About LABUR
LABUR was founded by two friends, competitive in everything they do, and passionate about business and the talent it takes to run one.

Darrin Lang and Seth Burr—their last names combining to form the name of the firm, LABUR—have pioneered the notion that an actionable talent strategy is imperative in business today.

While we specialize in technology and business process optimization, the LABUR team is also dedicated to helping our clients manage evolving regulatory compliance demands. Our retained professionals have in-depth, hands-on experience with: project management, technology architecture, development and implementation, business analysis, information management, accounting, financial analysis and regulatory compliance.

Execution takes talent—and insight, which is why LABUR has been a chosen partner for several Fortune 500 businesses, shepherding complex enterprise-wide initiatives by providing the domain expertise, talent guidance and staff to deliver real results.

Proudly, our retained professionals have extensive industry experience in the financial services, healthcare, technology, pharmaceuticals, bio-technology, medical devices, consumer products and private equity industries.

Media contact:
Dessa Payne, LABUR associate
(617) 850-9029
Dessa@LABUR.com

More about Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000

Methodology:
The 2015 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2011 to 2014. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2011. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent--not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies--as of December 31, 2014. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2011 is $100,000; the minimum for 2014 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 http://www.inc.com/5000.  

About Inc. Media:
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders.  Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 13,000,000 today.  For more information, visit www.inc.com.

The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit http://www.inc.com/.

For more information contact:
Drew Kerr, Inc. Media
212-849-8250
drew@four-corners.com