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Kipsu Makes Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America

by Carolyn Cooper

Minneapolis -- August, 16 2018 -- Kipsu has been named #536 on the prestigious Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America roster for 2018. Kipsu, a Minneapolis-based tech company, has tripled its revenue and headcount since 2016 and continues to grow and expand at a rigorous rate, establishing relationships in all 50 states as well as 30 countries and counting. Notable companies included in past Inc. 5000 lists include names like Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Chobani, Oracle, and Zappos.com.


Kipsu was established in late 2010 by CEO Chris Smith and his co-founders as a bootstrapped side project. Present day, this enterprise software solution is the leader in Real-Time Engagement, enabling service leaders around the globe to instantaneously and frictionlessly connect with consumers through digital messaging channels like SMS texting and in-app solutions. Kipsu partners with over 1,600 organizations across a multitude of industries from hospitality, transit, higher education, retail, and facilities management. Kipsu recently launched their first British satellite office to accommodate the growing interest in the EU and surrounding areas.


Kipsu currently boasts over 50,000 users and has processed nearly 100 million messages to date. Established partners contributing to these numbers include Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, Mall of America, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, and Macerich Shopping Centers. As the numbers continue to grow, so do CEO Chris Smith’s sights, “We’ve always had a long term vision for our company and it’s incredible to see that plan come to life. Inc 5000 is only the beginning- It’s the second inning of a nine inning game.”

 

About Inc 5000:
Inc. is an American weekly magazine that publishes printed and digital content about small businesses and startups. The Inc. 5000 list, established in 1979, is a prestigious list produced annually which highlights the 5,000 fastest-growing, independent and privately-owned companies in the United States. 

 

About Kipsu:

Kipsu is a Minneapolis-based tech startup that leads the industry of Real-Time Engagement with over 50,000 active users processing nearly 100 million digital messages through SMS, Live Web Chat, Social Messengers, In-App Messengers, and more. Kipsu currently operation in over 20 countries and partners with over 1,600 brands and organizations in industries like hospitality, retail, higher education, transit, facilities management, and more.

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