Here Are the Top 5 Women-Led Companies in Portland


Portland might be famous for its largepopulation of bearded microbrewers, but that's not all Stumptown has to offer.Here are the city'sfastest-growing women-owned businesses on this year'sInc. 5000.

5. Dunthorpe Marketing Group

Susan Linman (right)leads thismarketing services firm with the help of client services leadMairi Burns (left). Founded in 1996, the B2B firm booked $2.5 million in 2014 revenue, which grew79 percentsince 2011.

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4. Certified Languages International

Founded in 1996, this foreign language translationservice ranks 3,306 on this year'sInc. 5000.CEO Kristin Quinlan helped thecompany reel in $23.1 million last year, a 101 percent increase from 2011.

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3. SET

Sabina Teshler's experiential and environment-basedbrand marketing firmlanded the 2,161st spot on this year's list. Founded in 2009, SET raked in $35.3 million last year, a 181 percent increase from 2011.

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2. Ruby Receptionists

Founded in 2003, this virtual receptionistsprovider is helmed byCEO Jill Nelson. Shehashelped growRuby Receptionists by 194 percent since 2011, posting$15.3 million last year. Ruby landedthe 2,028th spot on this year'sInc. 5000.

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1. Zapproved

Helmed by Monica Enand,Zapproved develops compliance software platforms for businesses. With $4.2 million in 2014 sales, Zapproved grew 811 percent from 2011--nabbing No. 563 on this year's list.

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