Acquia Fastest Growing Software Company on East Coast in Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500
BURLINGTON, Mass. – November 13, 2014 – Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced it is the fastest-growing software company on the East Coast in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a listing of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in North America. Acquia, which saw five-year sales growth of more than 4,900 percent, ranked 35 overall on the list. It’s the second consecutive year that Acquia has been included on the Fast 500; the company ranked second overall in 2013.
“Our growth speaks to the critical role Acquia plays in helping organizations transform how they deliver innovative digital experiences to their customers and the world. We’re honored to be named among the world’s fastest growing companies in Deloitte’s Fast 500 listing, and remain ever committed to helping our customers succeed,” said Acquia CEO Tom Erickson. “We’re proud to help the world’s top brands navigate a rapidly changing technology landscape, powering their digital transformation to help them reach new levels of customer engagement and success with greater efficiency than ever before possible.”
The engine powering Acquia’s ascent on the Technology Fast 500 is the Acquia Platform, which brings together Acquia’s key capabilities to help organizations reduce their time-to-market, optimize customer engagement, and increase revenue.
Companies included in the 2014 Technology Fast 500 achieved revenue growth ranging from 135 percent to 123,678 percent from 2009 to 2013, with an average growth of 1,640 percent.
About Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2009 to 2013.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years and be headquartered within North America.
Acquia is the digital experience company. Pinterest, Mercedes Benz, Warner Music Group, Stanford University are among the more than 4,000 organizations that are transforming their digital businesses with Acquia’s open platform for integrated digital experiences. Global 2000 enterprises, government agencies and NGOs rely on Acquia to create new revenue streams, lower costs, and engage audiences more deeply through content, community, commerce and context.
For more information visit www.acquia.com or call +1 781 238 8600.
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