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Chesterfield, MO, March 16, 2021 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Aspire Software is No. 115 on its 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The company achieved a three-year growth rate of 125% to rank 13th among software companies in the region and 3rd among software companies in Missouri.

Aspire Software provides landscaping business solutions to help green-industry contractors of all sizes improve their bottom line. The company’s Aspire platform is an industry-leading business management solution featuring the end-to-end functionality landscape company owners and operators need to gain full visibility into their business, make proactive decisions, and ultimately increase their profit margins. In early 2021, Aspire acquired Crew Control software, an easy-to-use application that simplifies crew scheduling for smaller lawn care and landscape contractors.

Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Midwest economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.

“We’re thrilled to receive recognition for the success Aspire has experienced in such a short amount of time,” says Mark Tipton, CEO of Aspire Software. “Now more than ever, we’re committed to providing green-industry businesses with the tools they need to succeed in today’s competitive market. As we look forward with a focus on delivering innovative solutions, we anticipate continued growth for our clients as well as Aspire for many years to come.”

The companies on this list show stunning rates of growth across all industries in the 12 Midwest states. Between 2017 and 2019, these 250 private companies had an average growth rate of 199 percent and, in 2019 alone, they employed more than 43,000 people and added more than $11 billion to the Midwest economy. Companies based in the Chicago, Detroit, and Cincinnati areas brought in the highest revenue overall.

“This list demonstrates the power of companies in the Midwest,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “Across every industry, the impressive revenues and growth rates posted by these companies prove the insight and innovation of their founders and CEOs.”

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest , including company profiles and an interactive database sortable by industry, metro area, and other criteria, is available at https://www.inc.com/inc5000/regionals/midwest..

About Aspire

Aspire Software offers a business management system built specifically for companies in the landscape and snow/ice industries. Aspire makes a real difference in customers’ lives with a cloud-based platform that offers the end-to-end functionality contractors need to gain full visibility into their business, make better decisions, and increase profit margins. Aspire is trusted by nearly 41,000 users in more than 1,000 locations to manage over $3 billion in landscape-industry revenue.

About Inc. Media

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.