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Bluesnap Named to Inc. Magazine's 37th Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000


Inc. magazine today revealed that BlueSnap,
an online payments technology company, is No. 4133 on its 37th annual
Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing
private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most
successful companies within the American economy's most dynamic
segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino's
Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other
well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the
Inc. 5000.

"At BlueSnap, continuous, rapid growth is built into our DNA, and our
success is a direct result of our customers' ability to grow their
businesses, which is why we strive to pass this mindset onto them," said
Ralph Dangelmaier, CEO of BlueSnap. "As an industry leader, it's
important for BlueSnap to be positioned alongside such a distinguished
list of organizations as we continue to innovate and deliver on our
promise of helping mid-market businesses increase sales and reduce

BlueSnap is a global payments technology company that provides an
All-in-one Payment Platform designed for B2B and B2C businesses.
BlueSnap's Platform supports online and mobile sales, marketplaces,
subscriptions, invoice payments and manual orders through a virtual
terminal. With a single-integration to the Platform you can accept any
payment with ease. The Platform also includes access to 110 payment
types, including popular e-wallets, built-in world class fraud
prevention to protect your sales and detailed analytics to help you grow
your business. And with built-in integrations to platforms and shopping
carts, you can start processing payments immediately.

Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 (which are listed
online at, with the top 500 companies featured in the September
issue of Inc., available on newsstands August 15) 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.

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

"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."

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be
held October 17 to 19, 2018, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country
Resort, in San Antonio, Texas. As always, speakers include some of the
greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation.

This is the latest recognition for BlueSnap which was recently named Best
eCommerce Platform/Gateway
at the 2018 CNP Expo and the Best
30 Companies of the Year
by CIO Bulletin. These recent recognitions,
in addition to being named to the 2018 Inc. 5000 list, are a direct
result of the efforts of BlueSnap's dedicated employees and continued
customer growth over the past year.

To learn how BlueSnap can help your business accept payments and sell
more, visit:

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to
percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 and 2018. To qualify,
companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31,
2014. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and
independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of
December 31, 2017. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have
gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2014 is
$100,000; the minimum for 2017 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

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

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

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