Bottle Rocket Apps Ranks No. 62 on the 2012 Inc. 500 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 4,064%

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Inc. Magazine Unveils 31st Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—Bottle Rocket Apps Ranks No. 62 on the 2012 Inc. 500 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 4,064%

Calvin Carter, Founder & President, Bottle Rocket Apps

Inc. magazine announced Bottle Rocket Apps ranked NO. 62 on its 31st 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 Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Zipcar, Clif Bar, Vizio, Oracle, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000.

Bottle Rocket Apps has completed more than 80 iPhone, iPad and Android apps for leading brands such as NPR, PBS, Disney, ESPN, A&E Television Networks, Discovery Channel, BET, SPIN Magazine, American Express, WWE and AARP. The company’s apps have won numerous industry accolades for innovative and user-centered design, and frequently appear at the top of their categories on the iTunes App Store.

The 2012 Inc. 500 list is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. To make the cut, companies had to have achieved a staggering minimum of 770% in sales growth. The Inc. 500’ s aggregate revenue is $15.7 billion, with a median three-year growth of 1,431 percent. The companies on this year's Inc. 500 employ more than 48,000 people and generated over 40,000 jobs in the past three years. 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 http://www.inc.com/500.

CONTACT: Adrienne Thomas, 214.310.1817, adrienne(dot)thomas(at)bottlerocketapps(dot)com

More about Inc. 500 Methodology
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 http://www.inc.com/500.

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