The 2009 Inc. 500: The Top 10 States

Washington, fast-growth companies
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No. 8 (tie): Washington, 18 companies

Most of the 18 Inc. 500 companies located in Washington state are in the business services, consumer products, and software sectors. The state's fastest-growing business is Revel Consulting (No. 34), based in Kirkland, which helps businesses enhance operations and minimize costs.