GMI Ranks #229 on 2007 Inc. 500 with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 1,004.5 Percent

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Inc. Magazine reveals its 26th Annual List of America's 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies.

Inc. Magazine announced its 26th annual Inc. 500 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. Global market intelligence solutions provider GMI (Global Market Insite, Inc.) ranks #229 on the list, with three-year revenue growth of more than 1,004 percent from 2003 to 2006. This is the second year in a row that GMI has made this prestigious list.

GMI also favorably ranked on Inc. Magazine's 2007 Inc. 5,000 Top 100 Lists, which are broken down by industry, metro region and intention to go public:

  •     #27 in the marketing and advertising industry
  •     #11 in the Puget Sound region

"Innovation in online research has spurred our tremendous growth. GMI was one of the early pioneers, but to stay a leader, GMI must keep the customer first," explains Mike Brochu, GMI's CEO. "We've already built a better mousetrap, looking ahead we must continue to make our products more effective and user friendly. Reliability, usability, and excellence in service, are our primary focus."

GMI, headquartered in Seattle, Wash., is the only company to provide comprehensive integrated solutions for global market intelligence. Solutions include Net-MR and Research Studio, a suite of software tools to manage and automate research throughout the project lifecycle, desktop analysis tools, 24x7x365 service bureau capabilities, and one of the world's largest, highly profiled, double opt-in panels, spanning across 200 countries and territories.

"If you want to find out which companies are going to change the world, look at the Inc. 500," said Inc. editor Jane Berentson. "These are the most innovative, dynamic, fast-growth companies in the nation, the ones coming up with solutions to some of our most intractable ills, creating systems that let us conduct business faster and easier, and manufacturing products we soon discover we can't live without. The Inc. 500 list is Inc. Magazine's tribute to American business ingenuity and ambition."

The companies listed in the 2007 Inc. 500 posted larger revenues than previous years, creating stiff competition. Last year, GMI ranked #93 with a revenue growth of 895 percent. This year, GMI came in at #229, even though its revenue growth increased by 109 percent over last year's ranking. The 2007 Inc. 500, as revealed in the September issue of Inc. Magazine, reported aggregate revenue of $16 billion and median three-year growth of 939 percent. Most importantly, the 2007 Inc. 500 companies were engines of job growth, creating more than 64,064 jobs since those companies were founded.

Methodology
The 2007 Inc. 500 list measures revenue growth from 2003 through 2006. To qualify, companies had to be U.S.-based and privately held, independent - not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies - as of December 31, 2006, and have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2003, and $2 million in 2006. For more information on the Inc. 500 methodology, please visit us online at http://www.inc.com.

About GMI
GMI (Global Market Insite, Inc.) is the only provider of integrated solutions for global market intelligence for market research firms and Global 2,000 companies. Solutions include market research software, desktop analysis tools, 24x7x365 service bureau, and one of the world's largest, highly profiled, double opted-in managed panels, providing reach to millions of consumers in more than 200 countries. Founded in 1999 with world headquarters in Seattle, Wash., GMI has operations on five continents. For more information, please visit us online at http://www.gmi-mr.com or email us at info@gmi-mr.com.

About Inc. Magazine
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, LLC., Inc. Magazine (http://www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 681,421, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology.

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