INDIANAPOLIS, August 21, 2012 — Inc. magazine today ranked LeadJen #3439 on its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. LeadJen (www.leadjen.com) is an Indianapolis-based B2B lead generation company that helps sales and marketing executives get value out of every prospecting interaction.
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. LeadJen joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly’s, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
“Despite a tough economy, companies realize they need to invest in marketing tactics that have a proven return on investment. Outsourced lead generation is one of the most economical ways of filling a sales pipeline,” said Jenny Vance, president of LeadJen.
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.
“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. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
LeadJen is a B2B lead generation company that uses unparalleled data and insight to drive prospect interactions that convert to sales. The company’s committed team and proven, repeatable process benefit clients targeting industries including, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, financial services, life sciences and high tech. LeadJen is based in Indianapolis. For more information, visit www.leadjen.com
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.
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. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.
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