The 2010 Inc. 5000: Top 10 States

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New York, 353 companies

Coming in at No. 3 again this year, the Empire State makes another strong showing on the Inc. 500 list, driven by New York City's advertising and media sector. The top company based in New York is Yodle, an online advertising and marketing firm that works with local businesses; it topped $40 million in revenue in 2009.