The graphic below allows you to take an interactive look at data related to 2013’s fastest growing businesses in America, as listed on the 2013 5,000. It was created by Michael Carper, a tech analyst at the Indianapolis IT managed services company, Apparatus.

First click the purple “start” arrow. Choose a state and industry, and hover over the packed bubbles to get detailed information about the companies, including a link to their websites. (Don’t see it? Click here.)

(via:, see “geek notes” at the bottom of this post for more information about how the graphic was made.)

(Geek notes: The interactive graphic was made with data scrapped from the Inc. 5,000 website with, edited with Excel and SQL Server Management Studio, visualized with Tableau, and hosted to Tableau Public.)

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