MIDDLEBURY, Conn., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine today ranked iSend No. 550 on its 33rd 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. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino's Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000.
"Being named to the Inc. 500|5000 list for two consecutive years is a testament to the dedication of our employees, our partners and our investors," said Steve LaBella, president and CEO of iSend. "We all come to work committed to developing and delivering innovative and useful international electronic payment service options for the underbanked community. We're very proud that iSend continues to expand its product offerings and business around the world, and we are extremely honored to once again be recognized as one of the fastest growing private companies."
The 2014 Inc. 500|5000, unveiled in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 20 to November 15 and on Inc.com), is the most competitive crop in the list's history. Complete results of the Inc. 500|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. The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held October 15-17, 2014 in Phoenix. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as Michael Dell, Martha Stewart, host of the CNBC show "The Profit" Marcus Lemonis, Container Store Founder and CEO Kip Tindell, and Chobani Founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya.
Ranked by Forbes magazine at #33 in 2013 and #13 in 2014 among "America's Most Promising Companies," and at #73 in 2013 and #550 in 2014 on Inc. magazine's annual 500|5000 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.iSend.com
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