Photographer and BlackRapid founder Ron Henry with one of his company’s signature camera slings.

Consumer Internet companies dominate the Seattle region’s startup scene, as documented on GeekWire’s own Startup List, but the technology companies experiencing the fastest growth in the region are focusing on different areas — such as database migration, camera accessories and technology for measuring rooftops.

That’s one of the insights to be gleaned from this year’s Inc. 500 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, released this week. The top 5 companies from the Seattle region are all from the region’s tech industry, but none of them is a pure-play consumer Internet startup.

Here are the top 5 from the Seattle metro area.

DB Best Technologies: Database migration and custom software development. No. 76 on the overall list, 2011 revenue of $4.4 million, three-year growth of 3,602%.

EagleView Technologies: Technology for accurately measuring rooftops, used by the insurance and construction industries. No. 133, 2011 revenue of $35.4 million, three-year growth of 2,406%.

MangoApps: Enterprise social networking, collaboration and knowledge management. No. 163, 2011 revenue of $2.3 million, three-year growth of 2,059%.

Contour: Hands-free mobile cameras and accessories. No. 277, 2011 revenue of $27.3 million, three-year growth of 1,303%.

BlackRapid: The original camera sling, and other camera accessories. No. 285, 2011 revenue of $6.2 million, three-year growth of 1,282%.

See the full list of Seattle-area companies on the Inc. ranking.

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  • Mike Blumenstein

    Thanks for the mention Todd, we are proud of our ranking on the Inc 500 list! Your readers can try MangoApps FREE at and if they put “Geekwire” in the “Code” box at signup, I’ll give them unlimited use until 2013, for FREE. Just for your readers, Todd. (but feel FREE to promote this) :)

  • Thiago

    Wow, a roofing technology is one of the last things I’d have expected to be in the list of fastest growing. That’s pretty impressive! My wife will be more excited by those camera slings, she’s the photographer. Thiago |

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