Vye Made the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies


ST. CLOUD, MN — Inc. revealed that Vye has earned a spot on its annual Inc. 5000 list, which ranks the fastest-growing private companies in America.

The list highlights the most successful companies within the economy's most dynamic segment—its independent businesses. Inc. 5000 honorees have not only been successful but have also demonstrated resilience amid challenging market conditions.

President and CEO Dan Soldner states: 

"In volatile economic times, many businesses — especially those that don’t understand how effective inbound marketing can be a powerful, predictable driver of growth — automatically slash their marketing efforts. I’m not only incredibly proud that our agency has completely bucked this trend in 2023, but I’m also honored to witness how hard the entire Vye team has worked to make sure all of our clients continue to achieve exceptional results year after year."

Originally founded in 2009 under the name Leighton Interactive, Vye officially branched out in 2020. 

Vye’s leadership credits its exponential growth to:

  • Adding a second office within the Rail Yard Innovation District in Green Bay to better serve clients throughout Wisconsin
  • Constantly adapting its strategies and tools to deliver impressive, measurable results 
  • Crafting award-winning campaigns 
  • Maintaining close relationships with clients, and making sure their goals are the agency’s goals
  • Honoring and incentivizing its core values: exceptional creativity, stay sharp, be humbly confident, make it fun, serve others, and give a damn. 
  • Being a people-first organization so every employee has the time, flexibility, support, and resources they need to do their best work
  • Increasing employee satisfaction and reducing turnover through an employee-owned stock program, unlimited PTO, and more
  • Not only offering remote work but also intentionally attracting highly skilled talent throughout the US and beyond 

Jennifer Lawrence, COO, expresses her thanks to Vye’s clients:

"It has been an absolute delight to work with our long-term clients and watch them hit some very big milestones. When Vye began, we defied the expectations of typical business owners seeking a marketing partner. I’m grateful for each client that puts their trust in us, but I’ll always have a soft spot for those who saw that there was something special about our team…perhaps even before we did. To grow hand in hand with our clients has been a unique pleasure — one that encourages me to set even bigger goals for the agency in 2024.” 

About Vye

Vye is a full-service, digital marketing agency that drives growth through empathy-based marketing to help businesses crush their goals. Our team of 40+ creative professionals based throughout the U.S. tackle difficult problems — and partner with clients who have lofty ambitions. As a HubSpot Partner specializing in inbound marketing, we’re committed to our work, long-term client relationships, our talented team, and our creative process. We’ll never settle because we’re always vying for something more. Learn more at vye.agency

About the Inc. 5000 Methodology

Companies on the 2023 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 www.inc.com/inc5000.

Media Contact
Dan Soldner
President and CEO
Email: dsoldner@vye.agency
St. Cloud office: (320) 203-4840


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