Richardson, TX, October 27, 2009 - HRsmart today announced it ranked number 459 on Technology Fast 500, Deloitte LLP’s ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the five year period from 20042008. HRsmart grew 241 percent during this period.
“Our 241 percent revenue growth over the past five years is a testament to the aggressive strategy and investment we’ve made to be the world’s leading Talent Management Software Company,” said Mark Hamdan, HRsmart’s CEO.
“Technology Fast 500 recognizes innovative companies that have broken down barriers to success and defied the odds with their remarkable five-year revenue growth,” said Phil Asmundson, Vice Chairman and U.S. Technology, Media and Telecommunications leader, Deloitte LLP. “We congratulate HRsmart on this accomplishment.”
“With its impressive five-year growth, HRsmart has earned its position among the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America,” said Mark Jensen, Managing Partner, Technology and Venture Capital Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “Deloitte is proud to honor HRsmart for its achievement.”
Overall, Technology Fast 500 award winners for 2009 had growth rates ranging from 212 to 146,050 percent over five years, with an average growth rate of 2,486 percent.
Technology Fast 500 Selection and Qualifying Criteria
Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. This ranking is compiled from nominations submitted directly to the Technology Fast 500 website, and public company database research conducted by Deloitte. Technology Fast 500 award winners for 2009 are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth during the five year period from 2004 to 2008.
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In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company’s operating revenues. Using other companies’ technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not satisfy this requirement. Consulting companies, professional service firms, etc. are not eligible unless they have proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of their operating revenues Technology Fast 500 award eligibility requirements also include 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. These revenues must have more than doubled between 2004 and 2008. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.
HRsmart provides the fully-integrated Talent Management Application suite, including applicant tracking, performance management, learning management, career development, and succession planning on a single unified platform. HRsmart helps organizations of all sizes attract, identify, develop, motivate and retain top performers. HRsmart is headquartered in Richardson, Texas has operations in the United States, Europe, Canada, Latin America, South Africa, Australia and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.HRsmart.com.
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