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.
2015 Key Dates
The 2015 application period closed on June 26, 2015. Applications will be reviewed beginning in July and companies will be contacted regarding 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 13, 2015.
Congratulatory events: Information on local events can be found here.
2015 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 2011 operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and fiscal year 2014 operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD with a growth rate of 100 percentage or greater; and
- 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.
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 2015 application period closed on June 26, 2015. The 2015 ranking will be released on November 13, 2015.
Percentage revenue growth is computed as [(FY'14 rev. – FY'11 rev.) / FY'11 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 FAQs document.
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