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Boston-Based Food Delivery Service DASHED Ranked as One of Fastest-Growing Companies in the U.S. for Second Year in a Row

With Over $6M in Revenue & Three-Year Sales Growth of 351%, DASHED Ranks No. 1241 on the 2014 Inc. 5000

BOSTON, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DASHED, the leading restaurant delivery service in the Northeast, today announced it was ranked No. 1241 by Inc. Magazine on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The company also ranked among the top 40 fastest-growing private companies in Massachusetts for the second year in a row.  No other restaurant delivery service ranked higher on the list.

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In the past year, DASHED was the first to roll out a fleet of electric & eco-friendly SmartCars, further reducing delivery times & bringing a uniform, branded identity to its team of carriers.  Today, the company invests more in SmartCars, bikes, and scooters than any other company in the industry, with over 75 percent of its orders delivered by green vehicles.  

"We are honored to be on the Inc. 500|5000 for the second year in a row, and believe our focus on the fastest delivery from the best restaurants, above all else, will continue to speak for itself," said the 27-year-old DASHED Founder & CEO Phil Dumontet, one of the youngest CEOs on the Inc 500|5000.  "Having our rapid expansion & industry leadership recognized consistently by Inc. Magazine is a testament to the commitment of our tremendous team of people who have dedicated themselves fully to the company's success." 

DASHED has quickly risen as the leading restaurant delivery service in the Northeast, partnering with 650 top-rated restaurants across Baltimore, Boston, Hoboken, Philadelphia, and Providence. The company provides delivery and marketing services for award-winning ZAGAT-rated restaurants and national brands who typically don't deliver on their own, including P.F. Chang's, Pinkberry, and Panera Bread.  All DASHED restaurants are found exclusively on foodler.com, a leading online ordering platform for local restaurants. 

The 2014 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc., is the most competitive crop in the list's history.  "What surprises me, even though I know it's coming, is the sheer variety of the paths our entrepreneurs take to success, thematically reflecting how our economy has evolved," says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. "This year there are far more social media and far fewer computer hardware businesses than there were, say, six years ago. But what doesn't change is the fearsome creativity unleashed by American entrepreneurship.

"For more information, please contact: 
Phil Dumontet 
Founder & CEO 
646-820-3274 [email protected] about Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000

Methodology
The 2014 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2010 to 2013. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2010. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent--not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies--as of December 31, 2013. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2010 is $100,000; the minimum for 2013 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/5000.   

About Inc. and the Inc. 5000
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders.  Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today.  For more information, visit http://www.inc.com/ .

The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit http://www.inc.com/

Media Contact: Phil Dumontet, DASHED, 732-500-5803, [email protected]

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