Icon (formerly VoiceFriend) Ranks No. 3513 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List

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With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 147%, Icon Receives Ranking No. 3513 Among America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

NEW YORK, August 16, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Inc. revealed that Icon is No. 3513 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent businesses. Facebook, Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

"Icon is honored to be recognized on this year’s Inc. 5000 list," said Ryan Galea, CEO of Icon. "As the aging population continues to grow, we are excited to provide intuitive technology that enhances overall wellbeing and independence."

The companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 have not only been successful, but have also demonstrated resilience amid supply chain woes, labor shortages, and the ongoing impact of Covid-19. Among the top 500, the average median three-year revenue growth rate soared to 2,144 percent. Together, those companies added more than 68,394 jobs over the past three years.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000. The top 500 companies are featured in the September issue of Inc. magazine, which will be available on August 23.

"The accomplishment of building one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., in light of recent economic roadblocks, cannot be overstated," says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. "Inc. is thrilled to honor the companies that have established themselves through innovation, hard work, and rising to the challenges of today."

Announced in June of this year, VoiceFriend, provider of the leading HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based communication platform for senior care organizations, acquired Caremerge’s family and resident engagement business.

"As we look to expand our market presence, we are thrilled to welcome the Caremerge engagement suite to the VoiceFriend product family," said Galea. "Caremerge is known for delivering easy-to-use solutions that enhance engagement with seniors and their families. In addition to their world-class platform, they have an excellent culture which will meld well with ours."

The combined company is known as Icon and couples VoiceFriend’s omni-channel communication technology capabilities with Caremerge’s all-in-one engagement platform to empower families, residents, and staff with enhanced communication and engagement for senior living communities and skilled nursing facilities.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

Methodology
Companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2018 to 2021. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2018. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2021. (Since then, some on the list may have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2018 is $100,000; the minimum for 2021 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine company rankings were calculated to four decimal places. The top 500 companies on the Inc. 5000 are featured in Inc. magazine’s September issue. The entire Inc. 5000 can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

About Inc.
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 & Gala is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

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