About the North America Technology Fast 500™
Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth over a three year period. The ranking is compiled from applications submitted directly to the Technology Fast 500 Web site and public company database research conducted by Deloitte LLP.
Register today for the 2016 Technology Fast 500 program. The application period will begin in April 2016.
2016 Key Dates
Application period: April through June 2016
Application review period: The review period will begin in July 2016 and companies will be contacted regading their eligibility status in mid-September. Correspondence pertaining to your company's application should be directed to Kevin Schimmel or Dina Bettinsoli, national program managers, at Fast500@deloitte.com.
Winner’s announcement: November 2016
2016 Eligibility requirements
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must:
- Be in business for a minimum of four years;
- Be headquartered within North America;
- Have fiscal year 2012 operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD, and fiscal year 2015 operating revenues of at least $5 million USD with a growth rate of 75 percentage or greater;
- Own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology and it must be sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues; and
- Fall within one of the following industry categories:
- Biotechnology / pharmaceutical
- Energy tech
- Communications / networking
- Digital content / media / entertainment
- Electronic devices / hardware
- Medical devices
Who should apply
Private companies must apply as well as public companies traded via over–the-counter exchanges by completing an online application form.
Public companies listed on the NYSE, NASDAQ or AMEX stock exchanges are encouraged to complete the application form, or confirm their inclusion in the research/application process, with the National Fast 500 team at Fast500@deloitte.com.
The 2016 application period will run from April through June 2016. The 2016 ranking will be released in November 2016.
Percentage revenue growth is computed as [(FY'15 rev. – FY'12 rev.) / FY'12 rev.] x 100
What we disclose
The Ranking discloses percentage revenue growth. Revenue is not disclosed, however, participants are required to provide revenue support to Deloitte.
For more guidance on the program, eligibility requirements, the application process and information for award winners, please download our 2015 FAQs document. 2016 FAQs are coming soon.
For more information about the program, visit our About the Technology Fast 500 page, our main Technology Fast 500 home page, or contact Kevin Schimmel or Dina Bettinsoli, national program managers, at Fast500@deloitte.com.
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