TOMS RIVER, N.J., Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yashi, the leader in location focused video advertising, announced today that it ranked number 123 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. The 2014 rankings are based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2009 to 2013. During this time, Yashi grew 970% percent, ranking 2nd overall in New Jersey.
Yashi's Chief Executive Officer, Jay Gould, credits Yashi's consistent commitment to innovation and his award winning team with the company's 970% revenue growth. "We are extremely proud and honored to be named to Deloitte's 2014 Technology Fast 500™," Gould said. "My wife and I co-founded Yashi in 2007 from our home, but the team we have since surrounded ourselves with has expanded the business beyond our wildest dreams. Yashi has become the leading location focused video advertising technology platform. We're honored and humbled to have been named among such amazing technology leaders on this year's Fast 500™ list."
"The companies ranked on the 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 continue to set the bar for their industry higher each year," said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. "There are so many exciting products and smart thought leaders driving this list. We congratulate the Fast 500 companies and look forward to seeing them continue their momentum into 2015."
"For 20 years, the Deloitte Fast 500 rankings have honored the innovation that is part of these companies' DNA," added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging growth company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. "We're glad to be serving these high-growth companies, and helping the technology sector recognize the great strides and transformation these companies are making in their respective areas."
Yashi is an award winning privately held location-focused video advertising platform. The company's platform analyzes tens of billions of video ads in real time on a monthly basis across thousands of websites. To learn more about Yashi and the company's leadership role in programmatic video advertising, please visit www.yashi.com
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.