Omaha, NE – August 15, 2018 – Carson Group, a family of companies committed to being the most trusted for financial advice and guidance via service to both advisors and investors, today announced its inclusion in Inc.Magazine’s 37th annual list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – the Inc. 5000. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.
This is Carson Group’s second consecutive inclusion, an extraordinary feat considering a mere one in three ever make the list twice. Companies making the list this year have, on average, grown sixfold since 2014. Not only have the firms been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2018 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 538.2 percent, and a median rate of 171.8 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $206.1 billion in 2017, accounting for 664,095 jobs over the past three years.
“Microsoft, Dell, Pandora, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known brands gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000,” said Ron Carson, CEO and founder of Carson Group. “With tens of thousands of private companies applying to make the list every year, it’s an incredible honor to be among the select group of trailblazers that are revolutionizing the modern marketplace and redefining consumer behavior.”
“If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “The lines of business may come and go or come and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”
About Inc. Media
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Inc.took home the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. The total monthly audience reach for the brand has been growing significantly, from 2,000,000 in 2010 to more than 18,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.
The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of these companies. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.
For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit https://conference.inc.com/.
About Carson Group
Carson Group serves financial advisors and investors through its businesses including Carson Wealth, Carson Group Coaching, and Carson Group Partners. The conglomerate of companies offers coaching and partnership services to advisor firms – and straightforward financial advice to the investing public.
All three organizations are headquarteredin Omaha, Nebraska, and share a common mission to be the most trusted for financial advice. For more information, visit www.carsongroup.com.
Carson Group Partners offers investment advisory services through CWM, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Carson Group Coaching and CWM, LLC are separate but affiliated companies and wholly-owned subsidiaries of Carson Group Holdings, LLC. Carson Group Coaching does not provide advisory services.