A diverse group of Black businesses have made this years’ Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies. Ten companies from a variety of fields including real estate, technology and healthcare all showed significant gains, with three making Inc.’s list of 100 fastest-growing companies for 2011.

The largest company on the magazine’s list, Urban Lending Solutions, a real estate settlement service firm founded by ex-NFL player Charles Sanders, had 2010 revenues of $127 million. The next biggest was A10 Clinical Solutions, a clinical-research firm with $19.7 million in revenues. Each of the other eight  had revenues below $11 million.

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