Led by Duluth-based Clearleap at No.58, 11 companies from the state of Georgia have made the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list this year.
The top 3 companies on the list – MobileIron, Fuhu, Inc., and Twilio – are all located in California. While MobileIron and Twilio are software companies, Fuhu manufactures computer-based consumer products for children.
The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 ranks the fastest-growing public and private companies in technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology sectors located in the U.S. and Canada. This year marks the rankings’ 20th anniversary. The ranking is compiled from nominations submitted directly to the Technology Fast 500 website, and public company database research conducted by Deloitte LLP.
The study found that 15 of the top 500 companies had 10,000% growth or higher. Software sector led all industry categories with 241 companies, followed by companies involved in the Internet sector. There was a growth of 1640% across the industries in 2014, with the software sector registering 1881% growth. Companies involved in the manufacturing and sales of computers and peripherals saw the maximum average growth, at 6282%.
To be considered for the listing, companies needed to have base-year (2009) operating revenues of at least USD or CD $50,000 and operating revenue of at least $5 million USD or CD in 2013.
Here are some of the companies based in Georgia that made the top 200 ranks on the Technology Fast 500 list of 2014:
|155||Contact At Once!||Alpharetta, GA||Software||691%|
|177||Amendia, Inc.||Marietta, GA||Medical Devices||594%|
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