MN has only 1 of the 100 fastest-growing companies in the US, Inc. says


Inc. released its annual list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America – and while only one from Minnesota cracked the top 100, there are some notable names throughout.

At the top of the list is Loot Crate, an LA-based service that delivers monthly mystery boxes of stuff to subscribers. It's generally geared toward the geek/gamer crowd.

Here are the rest of the top 5, none of which are in Minnesota.

Minnesota companies on the list

In all, there are 93 Minnesota companies on the list. To see all of them click here.

And you might recognize some, like Surly Brewing at No. 1,410, Code42 at No. 1,690, or The Nerdery at No. 4,016.

But here's a look at the six that made top 500.

No. 33 – Inspire Medical Systems, Maple Grove

2015 revenue: $8 million

Inspire, which launched in 2007, develops medical equipment aimed at sleep disorders – specifically those with "obstructive sleep apnea," Inc. says. It's the highest-rated Minnesota company on the list, and the only one in the top 100.

No. 148 – Leadpages, Minneapolis

2015 revenue: $16.2 million

A software service company, Leadpages does custom, mobile-friendly webpage templates.

No. 176 – Channel Partners Capital, Maple Grove

2015 revenue: $2.2 million

Channel Partners Capital provides loans to small and mid-size businesses. They've been around since 2011.

No. 310 – Vighter Medical Group, Winona

2015 revenue: $4 million

Vighter is in the medical support field, and does work with governments – including the U.S. Armed Forces and other government organizations.

No. 359 – Morning Sun Financial Services, Golden Valley

2015 revenue: $54.9 million

Providing social and financial services to people with disabilities, chronic illness, traumatic brain injuries and seniors, Morning Sun has now been operating for 10 years. They operate in the South and Midwest.

No. 372 – Edge Home Finance Corporation, Edina

2015 revenue: $4.4 million

Edge Home does real estate investments and home financial opportunities.

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