All Things Upwork
August 12, 2009 by Erica Benton

oDesk Ranks No. 110 on the 2009 Inc. 500 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 1,470%

Inc. Magazine announced the results of their 28th annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Inc. editor Jane Berentson said of the list: “If you want to know which companies are going to change the world, look at the Inc. 500. These are the most dynamic, fast-growth companies in the nation, the ones finding innovative solutions to problems, creating smart systems, and inventing products we soon discover we can’t live without. The Inc. 500 list is Inc. magazine’s tribute to American business ingenuity and ambition.”

We’re proud that oDesk has been able to join this elite group of companies, and we could not have done it without the fantastic buyers and providers in our marketplace, and the efforts of our phenomenal global workteam. Read the details of our ranking on the Inc. 500 here – and pat yourself on the back. We couldn’t have done it without you!

Erica Benton

Social Media Guru

Erica Benton joined oDesk in 2009, bringing with her nearly a decade of small business and freelance experience, and a love of all things social. Her passion for startups, technology and marketing was born during her tenure with Kulesa Faul Public Relations, while she learned the art of entrepreneurship firsthand through Equine Alternatives, a business she founded while earning her Bachelor of Science degree from… read more