Flyover 50: Five Elms Capital Lists Fastest Growing Companies in the Midwest

Examiner.com, by Allison Way

This week, Five Elms Capital announced the winners of theFlyover 50, a list of the fastest-growing companies that originated in the flyover states. Of the 50 companies, 11 reign from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska (a part of the country that is becoming known as Silicon Prairie).

The Flyover 50 highlights companies in the middle of the country for potential employees and customers, according to Fred Coulson, managing partner of the private equity firm, Five Elms Capital. These companies applied or were nominated to be considered for the Flyover 50. The nominees were then ranked based on percentage of revenue growth.

A big congratulations to the following Flyover 50 companies (list from Silicon Prairie News):

  • Appcore – Des Moines
  • Motivity Solutions – Denver, Colo.
  • Brightbox – Houston
  • InQuicker – Nashville, Tenn.
  • VeteranCorps – O'Fallon, Ill.
  • Mill Haven Foods – New Lisbon, Wis.
  • Kutenda – Denver
  • Twentyseven Global – Overland Park, Kan.
  • Dancin' Dogg Golf – Traverse City, Mich.
  • C&J Energy Services – Houston
  • Onsite Occupational Health & Safety – Princeton, Ind.
  • Marketplace Homes – Livonia, Mich.
  • BidPal – Indianapolis, Ind.
  • MentorMate – Minneapolis
  • ebQuickstart – Austin, Texas
  • TEKPROS – Plano, Texas
  • Catapult International – Lenexa, Kan.
  • Tarsus CFO Services – Kansas City, Mo.
  • Gorilla Commerce – Chicago
  • Abstrakt Marketing Group – St. Louis
  • Rise Interactive – Chicago
  • Great Northern Building Products – Louisville, Ky.
  • Red Arrow Labs – Milwaukee
  • Sun King Brewing Company – Indianapolis
  • Aspen Contracting – Lee’s Summit, Mo.
  • Justin's – Boulder, Colo.
  • LeanDog – Cleveland, Ohio
  • Viverae – Dallas
  • Eating Recovery Center – Denver
  • Enviro Clean Products & Services – Yukon, Okla.
  • The Grand River – Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • AXYS Industrial Solutions – Houston
  • Velociti – Kansas City, Kan.
  • The Whitestone Group – Columbus, Ohio
  • Bill Bartmann Enterprises – Tulsa, Okla.
  • The Nerdery – Minneapolis
  • MobileDemand – Hiawatha, Iowa
  • Structura – Austin, Texas
  • MMY Consulting – Indianapolis
  • FTS International – Fort Worth, Texas
  • mPay Gateway – Minneapolis
  • Sonic Equipment Company – Iola, Kan.
  • ITWC – Malcom, IA
  • Innovative-IDM – Carrollton, Texas
  • Pallas Partners – Louisville, Ky.
  • Genova Technologies – Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Kinnser Software – Austin, Texas
  • Proforma Promotionally Yours – Kansas City, Kan.
  • Search Influence – New Orleans
  • Sightline Health – Bellaire, Texas
  • What's next for the Flyover 50? Each will be recognized at an awards ceremony at the Association for Corporate Growth's Mid-America Corporate Growth Conference today in Kansas City. Congratulations, Flyover 50!