CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine has named award-winning web development agency OHO Interactive to its 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.
Unified Payments tops the 2012 list, on which OHO ranks number 4,183, having experienced three-year sales growth of 30 percent. OHO, with its cutting-edge approach to web design, information architecture and web development, joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly's, among other prominent brands featured on this year's list.
"We are honored to be recognized by Inc. as one of America's fastest growing private companies," said Edwin Hastings, managing director and president, OHO Interactive. "Our growth is attributable to the dedication of our incredibly talented team of creative and technology professionals, and our commitment to quality throughout every phase of each client engagement."
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 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 www.inc.com/5000.
"Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is," said Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent -- not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies -- as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.
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About OHO Interactive
Founded in 1998, OHO Interactive is an award-winning agency that creates compelling Web experiences based on business strategies that engage users and deliver results. As a hybrid firm with deep roots in both creative and technology, OHO employs a user-centric approach to design with Web 2.0 technologies, resulting in Web sites and applications that are memorable, highly usable, and easily managed. OHO specializes in education, publishing, high tech, healthcare, and member organizations. For more information, visit www.OHO.com or follow OHO on Twitter: @ohointeractive and Facebook: facebook.com/ohointeractive.
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