MIDDLEBURY, Conn., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iSend, a leading U.S. electronic payment service for people who support family members in other countries, is ranked by Forbes magazine for the second year in a row as one of "America's Most Promising Companies." In introducing the top 25 of this year's list, Forbes says it is "confident that many of these are the IPOs and billion-dollar acquisitions of tomorrow."
This is Forbes' fourth annual ranking of the United States' top 100 high-growth, privately held companies. Rankings are based on estimates of sustainable growth as reflected in current sales and hiring trends, quality of management team and investors, margins, market size and key partnerships, augmented by executive interviews.
"Being included in this esteemed list of promising companies is truly an honorable recognition," said Steve LaBella, president and CEO of iSend. "To make this list two consecutive years and advance to the top tier is a testament to the sustained dedication of our employees, investors and partners to deliver increasingly satisfying solutions to consumers worldwide."
To see the full list of America's Most Promising Companies, visit www.forbes.com/most-promising-companies/list.
Ranked by Forbes magazine at #33 in 2013 and #13 in 2014 among "America's Most Promising Companies," and at #73 in the 2013 Inc. 500 list of America's fastest-growing private companies, iSend provides unprecedented electronic payment service options for people who support family members in other countries. Customers control the use of the funds they transfer, including topping-up individual family members' prepaid cell phones, paying recurring monthly bills and sending gift cards for merchandise at specific stores. These transfers can be arranged in over 150,000 retail locations spanning the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe and the Middle East, with mobile phone top-ups also available online at iSend's recharge portal, www.Aryty.com. iSend's direct relationships with predominant mobile network operators, billing organizations and retail chains enable rapid transfers to recipients in more than 100 countries and growing throughout the Americas, the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including the Indian subcontinent. For more information, visit www.iSendWorldwide.com.
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