Higher Ed Growth Named to Inc. 5000 for Second Consecutive Year

Aug 19, 2015, 10:05 ET from Higher Ed Growth

TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher Ed Growth (HEG) recently ranked No. 1,796 on Inc. magazine's 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This ranking marks the company's second consecutive year on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list.

HEG has seen its three-year growth rate increase 222 percent and moved up nearly 3,000 spots in comparison to the 2014 list. The astonishing growth can be attributed, in large part, to HEG's focus on delivering forward-thinking technology and marketing services designed specifically for the post-secondary education industry.

"We are fortunate to be at the forefront of digital marketing in the higher education space – a sector that has transformed significantly in the last several years," said Frank Healy, president and CEO of HEG. "Our deep understanding of the market allows us to provide solutions that address both student and school needs, and also anticipate what is on the horizon. HEG's growth is a direct result of those solutions at work and our ability to deliver impressive results for our clients."

HEG's latest innovative offering is CampusTourVR, an immersive video technology that leverages virtual reality capabilities. Recognizing a shift in how prospective undergrads prefer to engage with universities and consume information, HEG developed the marketing tool to bring customized campus tours to students, helping them choose the school that is right for them.

"Whether it's tapping into up-and-coming degree trends or advancing marketing best practices, we are continuously seeking ways to evolve ourselves and the industry in order to help students, and colleges, achieve their goals," said Healy.

The 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 18 to September 22) is the most competitive crop in the list's history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 490%. The Inc. 5000's aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 jobs over the past three years. 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/inc5000.

About Higher Ed Growth
Higher Ed Growth (HEG) is a full-service marketing agency specializing in post-secondary education. HEG uses propriety technology to deliver targeted enrollment leads to for-profit and nonprofit education clients. In addition to lead generation, HEG offers agency of record services, enrollment analytics, search engine optimization and white label solutions – with the ultimate goal of boosting enrollment and retention numbers for clients. HEG was named to Inc. Magazine's list of 5,000 fastest growing companies in the US in 2014 and 2015. Visit www.higheredgrowth.com or stay connected with us on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter.

About Inc. Media

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.  Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 13,000,000 today.  For more information, visit www.inc.com.

The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions. For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit http://www.inc.com/.  

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