Several North Carolina-based firms cracked the latest Inc 500 magazine list for fastest growing companies, led by numbers 3 and 4 based in Charlotte.

The list also included four Triangle firms.

NStar Global Services, which provides staffing services for semiconductor clients, ranked 163rd.

Trio Clinical Research ranked 164th. The five-year-old firm provides clinical research firms to pharmaceutical clients., a provider of business communications services, ranked 201st.

Sageworks ranked 305th.

Ranking No. 3 and No. 4 on the list were Hospital Partners of America and Red Ventures respectively.


Data hosting and information services provider Peak 10 also cracked the list.