A look back: 2021 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Businesses

Making Inc.’s list of fastest growing companies is a notable achievement for any company, and with the new 2022 rankings expected in August, we wanted to recap and honor those who earned the nod last year. After the pandemic, supply chain woes and a few years of general strangeness, the following companies deserve much credit and respect for joining this prestigious list based on their three-year growth data from 2017-2020. Kudos to all.

  • Beachly Brands (Oceanside) // No. 372 // 1,291% growth
    • Sells outdoor apparel, accessories and lifestyle products by subscription and direct to consumer
  • Shyne Brands (Carlsbad) // No. 645 // 750% growth
    • Parent company for BIOLabs Pro, a company offering products and brands focused on health and antiaging with bio-identical hormone solutions and topical vitamin creams manufactured in the U.S.
  • Evolution Hair Loss Institute and Advanced Trichology (Carlsbad) // No. 797 // 608% growth
    • Makes hair regrowth products that treat three core reasons for hair loss
  • Colson Health – Boobie Superfoods (San Marcos) // No. 876 // 554% growth
    • Producer of breastfeeding bars, lactation snacks, plant-based protein shakes, lactation gummies and hydration supplements for busy moms through all stages of motherhood
  • Kindred Bravely (Oceanside) // No. 877 // 554% growth
    • An online retailer that creates beautiful, useful clothing for nursing mothers with comfort, function and style in mind
  • Alastin Skincare (Carlsbad) // No. 1,041 // 465% growth
    • Maker of skin care products formulated with a patented combination of key peptides and other synergistic ingredients
  • SuiteCentric (Carlsbad) // No. 1,139 // 426% growth
    • NetSuite ERP and e-commerce software reseller committed to transparency and service with scalable long-term solutions
  • C Squared Social (Carlsbad) // No. 1,256 // 383% growth
    • A digital marketing agency specializing in targeted paid ads, website optimization, graphic design and social media content
  • Living Wellness Partners (Carlsbad) // No. 1,360 // 350% growth
    • Parent company of Buddah Teas, a tea maker offering 100 percent unaltered, organic and wildcrafted products packaged in bleach-free bags
  • Ready America (Vista) // No. 1,430 // 329% growth
    • Sells disaster preparedness products to retailers for resale, as well as to corporations, hospitals, universities and government agencies including FEMA
  • NewRocket (Vista) // No. 1,541 // 305% growth
    • Software and services company focusing on the design and delivery of enterprise employee portals on the ServiceNow platform
  • Express Companies (Oceanside) // No. 1,935 // 230% growth
    • Health, safety and medical services, products, sourcing, kitting, fulfillment and innovation; custom solutions for compliance and product development
  • JLab Audio (Carlsbad) // No. 2,2021 // 219% growth
    • Wireless headphone and audio equipment supplier
  • Applied Data Systems (San Marcos) // No. 2,164 // 200% growth
    • High-performance system integrator specializing in building super computers that include CPU/GPU clusters, networking, storage and parallel filesystems
  • Avacen (Carlsbad) // No. 2,241 // 190% growth
    • Provides products to households, clinics and hospitals and redefining the standard of blood glucose management for the global aging population
  • Fashionphile (Carlsbad) // No. 2,286 // 186% growth
    • The leader in buying and selling ultra-luxury pre-owned handbags and accessories from the top 50 brands
  • Cal State Electronics (San Marcos) // No. 2,564 // 162% growth
    • Parent company of Total Technology, helps education and enterprise clients process and repurpose over 500,000 tech devices annually
  • Neurohacker Collective (Carlsbad) // No. 3,305 // 109% growth 
    • Manufacturer of well-being products to support cognitive function, energy, sleep and immunity
  • Denny Cherry and Associates (Oceanside) // No. 3,741 // 88% growth
    • IT consulting company with a focus on optimizing data and cloud platform performance and architecture
  • Carol Cole Co. (Vista) // No. 4,053 // 75% growth
    • At-home microcurrent beauty device manufacturer creating products to help tone, firm and reduce the look of wrinkles, with instant results and cumulative benefits

After reviewing this list, we think you’ll agree that innovation comes in many forms along the 78 corridor. From health and wellness to high tech services, companies in North County San Diego continue to advance their industries and innovate while filling gaps in the marketplace. We look forward to acknowledging 2022’s honorees next month.

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