Angie’s List Named one of the Fastest-Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™
INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 14, 2014) - Angie's List, a local services marketplace and consumer review site, today announced it ranked 219th 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.
"We are honored to again be recognized by Deloitte as one of the fastest-growing companies in North America,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “We remain focused on building our marketplace and promoting happy transactions between consumers and service providers.”
“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.”
Angie’s List ranked 252nd as a Technology Fast 500™ award winner last year.
About Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides an annual 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.
Angie's List helps facilitate happy transactions between nearly 3 million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly rated service providers in 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of authentic reviews of local service, Angie's List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.
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