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Send Word Now Ranked Number 292 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2011 Technology Fast 500(TM)(October 24, 2011)
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/11 -- Send Word Now, the worldwide leader in emergency notification and incident-management services, announced today that it was ranked No. 292 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.
"We are extremely proud to be recognized in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 list," said Tony Schmitz, President and CEO of Send Word Now. "Every year, Send Word Now's best-in-class, fully automated notification system helps more and more organizations around the world put communication first. We are committed to providing our customers with simple, effective, and cutting-edge communications tools, and we look forward to continued growth in the future."
"Send Word Now, like all 2011 Technology Fast 500 companies, has excelled in fostering innovation and channeling it into spectacular growth -- against the backdrop of one of the most a challenging economies in history," said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader, Deloitte LLP. "Deloitte recognizes Send Word Now for this remarkable accomplishment."
"We are pleased to honor Send Word Now as a 2011 Technology Fast 500 company," said Mark Jensen, managing partner, technology and venture capital services, Deloitte & Touche LLP. "As one of the fastest growing tech companies in North America, Send Word Now has demonstrated excellence in technological innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid growth."
Overall, 2011 Technology Fast 500 companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 134 percent to 70,211 percent from 2006 to 2010, with an average growth of 1,736 percent. Send Word Now achieved a revenue growth of 291% during that time period.
About Send Word Now
Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting and incident-response services for both routine and emergency communication. The easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification service is used by government agencies, municipalities, universities, non-profit organizations, and businesses, including many Fortune 500 companies, to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication in real-time. Send Word Now's Alert Tracer® provides a full audit trail of messages sent and received for after-action reporting and follow-up. Designed to reach anyone, anywhere, anytime, with any device over any type of connection, Send Word Now's mass notification system is capable of transmitting hundreds of thousands of voice and text messages in minutes. The company is headquartered in New York City. Visit our website at http://www.sendwordnow.com or email us at [email protected].
About Deloitte's 2011 Technology Fast 500
Technology Fast 500, which was conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, a subsidiary of 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 2006 to 2010.
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.
Sheri Ann Laza-Schmitz
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