A number of Bethesda companies made Inc. magazine’s just released list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing companies in 2012.

Leading the way at No. 265 on the Inc. 5000 list is IT market research company RainKing Solutions, which matches up IT vendors with companies buying their products. The Rockledge Drive firm brought home $8.6 million in revenue in 2011 and has added 57 employees to its total staff of 92 in the past three years.

Other Bethesda companies that made the top 500 include wedding services company WeddingWire at No. 309. The company recently announced it will be moving into a bigger office space in the Chevy Chase Metro Building in Chevy Chase. WeddingWire made a reported $10.1 million in revenue in 2011.

IT services company LongView International Technology Solutions came in at No. 489. The North Bethesda company on Rockville Pike near Old Georgetown Road made $21.8 million in revenue in 2011.

Hundreds of Maryland companies made the list. You can view them here.