NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- StartApp, a mobile advertising platform, today announced it ranked number one on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. StartApp grew 21,984 percent from 2011 to 2014.
"StartApp is truly honored to be recognized by Deloitte as the fastest growing company on the Fast 500 list of technology companies in North America," said Gil Dudkiewicz, CEO and co-founder of StartApp. "This award reflects our efforts to build an ad platform that provides not only the most targeted advertising but by far the most creative and innovative advertising options that developers and publishers can use to monetize their apps, all while providing a great user experience. We are thrilled to receive this industry recognition and we'll continue our efforts in supporting our customers' growth and enhancing their user engagement. Finally, we emphasize that it is a collaborative effort and we thank our employees and partners around the world for helping us achieve this milestone."
"Amid a fierce business climate, there seems to be no shortage of new and established companies that are unlocking a seemingly unlimited potential for growth and advancement through technology's continued disruption and proliferation across industries," said Sandra Shirai, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. "It is inspiring to witness the innovative ways that companies are incorporating emerging technologies for business gains, be it cognitive computing, or the Internet of Things. We congratulate all those ranked on this year's Fast 500 and look forward to seeing their continued growth into 2016."
"Through the efforts and utilization of new and emerging technologies from these companies, we are witnessing greater business demands from across almost all industries," added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. "We look forward to the opportunity to serve these companies as they strive to grow to the next level – be it towards introducing new solutions or entering new markets – and with it make important and long lasting impressions on the technology market as a whole."
Overall, 2015 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 109 percent to 21,984 percent from 2011 to 2014, with an average growth of 850 percent.
StartApp was also recently named number one on the list for NYC companies in the 2015 Inc. 5000 and number one on the Crain's Fast 50, an award/list that recognizes the fast growing companies in New York from Crain's New York Business.
About Deloitte's 2015 Technology Fast 500™
Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2011 to 2014.
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 four years and be headquartered within North America.
StartApp is a mobile advertising platform that helps publishers and advertisers monetize, distribute and advertise in apps and on mobile websites. The company offers a variety of products including rich media ads, exit ads, 3D App Wall, text ads, 360 ads, interstitials and display ads. StartApp reaches to over 350 million users and is embedded in over 150,000 Android and iOS apps. The company was formed in 2010 by Gil Dudkiewicz (board member of the Mobile iAB) and Ran Avidan. StartApp is headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco, China, Russia, Israel, Brazil and India.