Inc. magazine has revealed that Bushel Inc. is No. 62 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.
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.
“It is honorable and validating to be recognized by Inc.” says Jake Joraanstad, Bushel Inc. CEO. “We are growing fast to meet the needs of the industry and doing so in a strategic way.”
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 of199 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. Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria, can be found at inc.com.
“This list proves the power of companies in Midwest states no matter the industry,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “The impressive revenues and growth rates prove the insight and diligence of CEOs and that these businesses are here to stay.”
Bushel’s ecosystem powers APIs, apps, websites, and digital solutions to support business operations across the entire agriculture industry. Bushel creates digital tools and services that support agribusinesses, from single-location country elevators to multinational enterprises. With a focus on building and connecting the digital infrastructure throughout the agriculture supply chain, Bushel allows people to share information faster, complete transactions more efficiently, and give users more insight into commodity management.
Bushel, Inc., Fargo, ND, is an independently owned software company and leading provider of software technology solutions for growers, grain buyers, protein producers and food companies.