Seven Durham Businesses were recognized on the "Fastest Growing Companies" list including ReverbNation, BioAgilytix Labs, Bronto Software, Appia, Research Square, Scale Finance and WorkSmart.
Source: Inc 5000
The Durham-Chapel Hill metro area came in at No. 6 in the nation among the top markets for health and wealth, which took into account 13 factors from data across five major categories, including lifestyle, disease, environment, economy and real estate.
Source: RealtyTrac and Local Market Monitor.
Mateo bar de Tapas was named #5 on a list of "The South's Best New Restaurants." Pizzeria Toro was also named among "Champions of Casual Dining."
Source: Southern Living
The Parlour was named one of "The 16 Hottest Ice Cream Shops in the US Right Now."
Durham Technical Community College was named one of "100 Colleges Where Graduates Save Lives"
Source: Fire Science Online
Durham's American Underground was selected by Google to become one of seven Entrepreneur Tech Hubs in the United States and Canada.
Durham was recognized (along with Raleigh) as part of "10 Up and Coming Cities for Entrepreneurs."
Source: Forbes Magazine
World Overcomers Christian Church in Durham was ranked 16th fastest growing church in the U.S. Newhope Church was ranked 26th fastest growing, and the Summit Church ranked 96th.