Inc.Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of

America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc.500|5000

Today’s Growth Consultant Ranks No. 1083 on the 2013 Inc. 500|5000


NEW YORK, August 26, 2013 — Inc. magazine today ranked Chicago-based Today’s Growth Consultant, NO. 1083 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. Today’s Growth Consultant joins prominent brands like LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, OtterBox, and Lifelock on this year’s list.

“We are excited to hear we made the list,” said Ken Courtright, CEO of Today’s Growth. “I’m proud of all our employees, partners, service partners and supporters for making this happen.”

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of all 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.

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

“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,” said 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. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $200,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.

About Today’s Growth Consultant

Today’s Growth Consultant has helped over 2700 companies Grow their business in 42 states. Their focus is to help individuals fund revenue-generating websites. They are partnered on 204 websites that are seen over 100,000,000 times each year.

In 2011, Today’s Growth started a new division, “Income Store” to offer individuals the opportunity to create immediate income in an expedient way. For more information, visit,, or

About Inc.

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

(Monday, August 26, 2013)

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