Posted on August 29th, 2013 nrapp 4 comments
The fastest-growing companies list has always offered a revealing mix of past (which industries have been hot) and future (which seedling might become the next Apple or Genentech, both of which appeared on the list for years). So this year we’ve added a bonus: a look at how the burgeoning enterprises on the list have fluctuated over the past 15 years. Siebel Systems was No. 1 back in 1999, but today there are few software outfits—and a lot of companies selling tangible products. The media may be obsessed with the latest app maker, but as these pages show, there’s a less glitzy but still vibrant portion of the economy ascending to new heights.
In the latest issue of Fortune Magazine.