Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies-the Inc.500|5000
OLDSMAR, Fla., Aug. 21, 2013 — Inc. magazine ranked Global Convergence, Inc. (parent company to Network Dynamics and Interlink) #2054 on its annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Global Convergence, Inc., joins an elite group featuring some of the most recognized and prominent brands on this year’s list.
“Global Convergence is honored to be included in the highly coveted annual Inc. 500|5000 list,” said Jim Bradshaw, Chairman and CEO. “We have experienced hyper-growth in our Enterprise Level Services and Specialty Distribution practices by keeping the focus on our customers and meeting their requirements for worldwide support of complex, distributed networks.”
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. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.
“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.
Methodology 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 $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.
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 www.inc.com.
About Global Convergence, Inc. Global Convergence, Inc. (“GCI”), which was incorporated in 2008 under the laws of the State of Florida, specializes in delivering comprehensive product and professional services solutions for enterprise customers with complex, geographically dispersed networks. GCI offers its customers seamless, worldwide, multi-vendor products and services delivery for Legacy and IP communication technologies including Value Added Distribution via Interlink Communication Systems Inc. (www.interlinkweb.com), and Professional Services, Staging and Logistics via Network Dynamics, Inc. (www.ndiwebsite.com) – a Cisco® Gold and Master Managed Services Certified Partner. GCI maintains its corporate headquarters in Oldsmar, Florida.