ClearStar, a leading background check technology and service provider, announced today that they have been ranked No. 2708 by Inc. magazine on its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000 list, 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 tops this year’s list. ClearStar joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly’s, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400, 000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
“During this period of record unemployment rates, HR executives are putting immense pressure on their service partners to provide added‐value, ” stated Robert J. Vale Jr., CEO of ClearStar. “We’ve responded – and been rewarded – for delivering flexible technology and intuitive services to our partners, employers and end user consumers of background screening information.”
ClearStar’s three‐year sales growth from 2008 to 2011 of 86 percent has earned them a ranking of 2708 on the list, a ranking of 84 in the Human Resources industry and a place on the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll as a five-time honoree. “Not many companies have the stamina to be listed five times in a row, ” concludes Vale, “This is a testament to the concerted efforts of our clients, strategic partners and the ClearStar team.”
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 www.inc.com/5000. View ClearStar’s listing at www.inc.com/inc5000/profile/clearstar.
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ClearStar, Inc. is a trusted provider of background check technology, strategic services and decision‐making information. ClearStar’s HR‐XML Consortium certified technology platform and innovative tools like Web services, Web Application Programming Interface (Web API) and shared source code separate ClearStar from its competitors the crowded background check industry. A five‐time Inc. 5000 honoree, ClearStar has provided innovative technology solutions to businesses in the human capital management industry from its corporate offices near Atlanta, Georgia since 1995. For more information about ClearStar, please visit: www.ClearStar.net.