CLEVELAND, OH - September 12, 2013 -- Inc. magazine ranked Bravo Wellness number 888 on its seventh 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. Fuhu, makers of a soft-sided tablet for children, tops this year’s list. Bravo Wellness, experts in health-contingent wellness incentive programs, joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
“Bravo could not accomplish or sustain this terrific momentum without the incredible dedication and commitment to excellent work from our staff,” states Jim Pshock, Bravo’s founder and CEO. “As we approach our fifth year in business, our team continues to add value to our customers to make this a great journey. The list of this year’s winners showcase many inspiring achievements, and we are truly blessed to be surrounded by innovative success stories from many everyday people who pursue a worthwhile idea.”
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.
"Not all the companies in the Inc. 500|5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
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. 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. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue.
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. 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.
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About Bravo Wellness
Bravo Wellness is the thought leader in health-contingent wellness incentive programs. Bravo’s market leadership provides unique insights into industry best practices, identifies ways to mitigate the cost of healthcare, and minimize potential legal risks or compliance concerns. Through our best practices, Bravo helps employers engage their employees, foster personal accountability, and bring about real behavior change towards better health and wellness. Bravo Wellness and its subsidiary, IncentiSoft Solutions, are headquartered in Cleveland, OH. For more information, visit www.bravowell.com.