Inc. Magazine’s Annual Exclusive List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies Includes Charlotte-Based Waypoint

Three-Year Sales Growth of 158% Earns Inc. 500|5000 Ranking of #1787

CHARLOTTE, June 11, 2013 – Inc. magazine has ranked Waypoint No. 1787 in its sixth 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.  Unified Payments topped the 2012 list. Waypoint joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani,, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly’s, among other prominent brands featured on the 2012 list.

“We are very honored and humbled to be listed in this prestigious ranking. We have worked hard over the past 3 years and I am very proud of our entire team.” said Dan Wilson, president and chief executive officer, Waypoint.

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remained an impressive 97 percent. The companies on the 2012 list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

“Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward.  Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.


Posted on: 06.11.13