The 2013 Inc. 5000 list released Aug. 20 ranked America’s fastest-growing companies, and an appraisal management company came in as the fifth-highest ranked mortgage-related company.
ACT Appraisal Management, based in Dundee, Ill., reported that its revenue increased 1,388 percent over the previous three years to $15.3 million in 2012, landing it at No. 310 out of 5,000 companies. The 46-person firm was ranked 273 on the 2012 list.
Landmark Network, based in Sherman Oaks, Calif. came in as the third-highest ranked mortgage-related company. The firm, which provides valuation and other post-closing services, reported a 2,004 percent three-year growth rate, with revenues that totaled nearly $8 million in 2012.
Among all industries, tech company Fuhu was ranked the fastest-growing U.S. company. The El Segundo, Calif.-based company is the creator of the Nabi, an Android tablet for kids, and Fooz Kids, an Adobe Air application that allows children to become familiar with the Internet in a password-protected, parent-controlled environment. The company generated $117.9 million in revenue in 2012 with only 104 employees; in 2009 it had just $279,000 in revenue, which placed its three-year growth rate at 42,148 percent.
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