zSpace Honored to Rank Top 5 in Education, Only VR Technology Company to Make List
SUNNYVALE, California, August 18, 2016 — zSpace joins the ranks of America’s fastest growing companies by placing in the top third of its first listing on the prestigious Inc. 500. Inc. magazine ranked zSpace number 143 on its 35th annual ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies - and was the only virtual reality technology company to make the list. Companies such as Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, GoPro, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000.
zSpace is a leading-edge technology provider that delivers a new way of learning with its flagship product, zSpace®. Focused on learning experiences, zSpace inspires and accelerates understanding through screen-based virtual reality. Using a virtual reality stylus, teachers and students lift and manipulate items out of the screen in front of their eyes for a truly interactive and collaborative learning experience.
zSpace is currently focused on delivering the power of virtual reality for learning, and today hundreds of thousands of students at schools, colleges and universities around the world are learning with the company’s technology. Recently, zSpace announced more than 400 school districts across the US have adopted zSpace and they have expanded content to include chemistry, math manipulatives, a partnership with Visible Body and collaboration with Google Expeditions.
“We are honored to be ranked on the Inc. 500,” said Paul Kellenberger, CEO of zSpace. “We’ve achieved tremendous success over the last several years and, as we continue to innovate, we will continue to grow. Being named to the Inc. 500 puts zSpace in exclusive company.”
The 2016 Inc. 500, unveiled online at Inc.com and featured in the September issue of Inc., is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. Complete results of the Inc. 500, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
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zSpace delivers a new way of learning that inspires and accelerates understanding using screen-based virtual reality with its flagship product, zSpace®. Using the world's first virtual reality stylus, teachers and students lift items off the screen and into the air, as if they are real, creating an interactive and collaborative learning experience. Among its numerous awards and accolades, zSpace was named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner, Inc., “Best in Show at ISTE” by Tech & Learning Magazine for three consecutive years and was ranked #143 on the 2016 Inc. 500. zSpace is a privately held, venture backed company located in Sunnyvale, California, and has been granted more than 30 patents for its innovative technologies. For more information, visit www.zspace.com, or follow on Twitter @zSpace.