MADISON, WI--(Marketwired - August 28, 2013) - Quincy Bioscience, a Wisconsin-based biotech company, has been included in the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the nation, for the second consecutive year. Ranking at number 1662, Quincy Bioscience is honored to be grouped with the most successful business in the United States and the 17th fastest growing private company in Wisconsin.
Quincy Bioscience is best known for the development of the nation's number one selling brain health supplement, Prevagen, which has been clinically tested to improve memory. Prevagen is the flagship brand driving the company's revenue increase and is available for purchase in major chain pharmacies including Walgreens, CVS, Rite Aid, and Vitamin Shoppe -- along with many independent health food stores across the country.
In addition to the original Prevagen product, Quincy Bioscience also manufactures and markets Prevagen Extra Strength and Prevagen Professional. Each offers a different strength which is designed to reach various target markets including physicians and consumers. All Quincy Bioscience products are clinically tested and undergo careful manufacturing procedures.
Quincy Bioscience has added 22 jobs in the last three years alone. The company has added associates in all departments with an emphasis in sales and marketing, and intends to add more.
President and CEO of Quincy Bioscience, Mark Underwood, shares his excitement and expresses his goals moving forward. "I am very proud of the teamwork and dedication of all of our associates here at Quincy Bioscience. It is through their hard work and commitment that we have become a successful organization," he said. "We have had a wonderful opportunity to take a scientific discovery and turn it into a successful consumer product that is helping many people."
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About Quincy Bioscience
Quincy Bioscience is a biotechnology company based in Madison, Wisconsin, focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel technologies to support good health in aging. The company's products focus on supporting memory and cognitive health. Quincy Bioscience is set apart by its cutting-edge applications of the protein apoaequorin, which is breaking new ground in the area of brain health.
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