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INC. MAGAZINE UNVEILS 32ND ANNUAL LIST OF
AMERICA’S FASTEST-GROWING PRIVATE COMPANIES—THE INC. 500


Amped Wireless Ranks No. 16 on the 2013 Inc. 500 and No. 1 in the
Computer Hardware Industry with a Three-Year Sales Growth of 11,068%


Chino, CA – August 22nd, 2013Inc. magazine today ranked Amped Wireless, the leading manufacturer of high power, long-range wireless communications products for the home and office, NO. 16 on its 32nd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies and No. 1 for the Computer Hardware industry.  The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Zipcar, Clif Bar, Vizio, Oracle, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000.

“Being recognized by Inc. magazine today is a great honor for all of us at Amped Wireless,” said CEO Jason Owen. “This company was literally started out of a garage and it is incredible how quickly it has grown. We attribute our success to our great team of dedicated employees.  We fill a unique void in the networking industry by creating long-range wireless products and as more and more electronics in homes and offices become connected devices, our growth will only continue to build from here.”

From 2009 to 2012, Amped Wireless had a three-year sales growth rate of 11,068 percent.

The 2013 Inc. 500, unveiled in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 20 to November 20 and on Inc.com), is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. To make the cut, companies had to have achieved a staggering minimum of 918.59% in sales growth. The Inc. 500’s aggregate revenue is $14.1 billion, with a median three-year growth of 1,739 percent. The companies on this year's Inc. 500 employ more than 52,100 people and generated over 44,912 jobs in the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 500|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/500.

"Not all the companies in the Inc. 500 | 5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy,” says Inc. magazine Editor Eric Schurenberg.

For more information about Amped Wireless products, visit: www.ampedwireless.com.

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About Amped Wireless
Amped Wireless’ mission is to develop the highest quality, long-range wireless products through experience, passion, innovation and advanced technology that exceed customers’ needs and expectations. Amped Wireless specializes in providing long-range wireless consumer and business communication products for the home and office. For more information on Amped Wireless, The Leader in High Power Wireless Networking™, please visit the Amped Wireless website at www.ampedwireless.com.

Methodology
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 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 www.inc.com/500.

About Inc.
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.  Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today.  For more information, visit www.inc.com.

About the Inc. 500|5000 Conference
Each year, Inc. and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of today’s entrepreneurial superstars—the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 honorees and the list’s alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us October 10–12, 2013, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC. For more information about the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony and to register, visit www.inc500conference.com or call 866-901-3205.

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