Meet the rapid-growth companies dominating Minnesota's bigger Twin City.
Minneapolis is home to more than just the Minnesota Twins and the Artist Formerly Known as Prince. The 14th-largest metropolitan area in the U.S., is also home to 85 companies on this year's Inc. 5000.
Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota, nurturing industry giants such as Target, Best Buy, Pillsbury and General Mills. It's also the second-largest economic center in the Midwest--lagging just behind Chicago--with major business sectors including publishing, milling, food processing, education, and more.
The 2014 Inc. 5000 tracked company performance, including the three-year revenue growth rate, between fiscal years 2010 and 2013. Here's a list of the top 10 companies that are benefitting from all that this Twin City has to offer:
The third of four IT services firms to make it onto our top 10 fastest-growing companies in Minneapolis, Agosto is thriving under the leadership of CEO Irfan Khan. The fifth fastest-growing company in the metro area, and No. 1,343 on the Inc. 5000, Agosto caters to more small and midsize businesses, with a focus on Google services such as Google Apps, Google Cloud Platform and Google Enterprise Search services.
Boasting an impressive $7.7 million in 2013 revenue, the 13 year-old company has grown by more than 322 percent over the past three years.