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Ascent Payment Solutions Ranks No. 13 on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Rocky Mountain Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies


Companies on the 2023 Inc. 5000 Regionals: Rocky Mountain list had an average growth rate of 414 percent.


Boulder, Co, March 1, 2023 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Ascent Payment Solutions is No. 13 on its third annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Rocky Mountain list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Rocky Mountain private companies, based in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Rocky Mountain economy’s most dynamic segment–its independent small businesses.

"We are honored to receive this recognition for our outstanding revenue growth. It's a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team, as well as the trust of our valued clients and partners.  We remain committed to delivering exceptional products and services, and we look forward to continuing to drive growth and success for our company,” stated Paul Guccione, CEO of Ascent.Ascent Payment Systems Logo  

The companies on this list show a remarkable rate of growth across all industries in the Rocky Mountain region. Between 2019 and 2021, these private companies had an average growth rate of 414 percent and, in 2021 alone, they added 3,399 jobs and nearly $1.3 billion to the Rocky Mountain region’s economy.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals: Rocky Mountain, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria, can be found at starting February 28, 2023.

This year’s Inc. 5000 Regional winners represent one of the most exceptional and exciting lists of America’s off-the-charts growth companies. They’re disrupters and job creators, and all delivered an outsize impact on the economy. Remember their names and follow their lead. These are the companies you’ll be hearing about for years to come,” said Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. magazine.

Ascent Payment Solutions, headquartered in Boulder, Colorado provides technology backed payment processing solutions including credit/debit card processing, ACH solutions, cryptocurrency payment processing, and more. Ascent has a long history of providing payment technology to its clients and partners with service, security, and savings.

Contact: Ascent Payment Solutions,, 888-721-9301

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Regionals


The 2023 Inc. 5000 Regionals are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2019 and 2021. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2019. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2021. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2019 is $100,000; the minimum for 2021 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.    

 About Inc. Media   

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent.  

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