Winners of the Austin Business Journal’s annual Fast 50 contest have been ranked and revealed, putting on showcase some of the nation’s quickest-growing companies.

These companies run the gamut — from real estate to tech to health care to marketing and advertising agencies. Most are hiring right now, some will need investors soon to supplement profits, and they all seem to have tremendous needs for things such as new equipment and bigger office space. Oh, and it’s possible there is valuable data in here on one of your fearless competitors.

The slideshow above details the revenue growth for the companies and explains what they do — plus it breaks the companies up between small and large categories so everyone is on a more level playing field. Below is a simple list of the winners, ranked by revenue growth regardless of size. This year’s winners were revealed Thursday night at the annual Fast 50 awards event, held at the Hilton Austin downtown.

The Oct. 27 weekly print and digital edition of ABJ has an even deeper dive on these companies, the fastest-growing of which grew revenue by more than 1,000 percent in three years.

Here are links to the feature articles on this year’s winners in each of the two categories:

The 2017 Fast 50
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