SterlingBackcheck Ranked Number 442 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2015 Technology Fast 500 - November 16, 2015
The Background Check Company Attributes 134.5 Percent Revenue Growth to Customer Service and Innovation
NEW YORK, November 14, 2015 – SterlingBackcheck, one of the largest background screening companies in the world, today announced it ranked No. 442 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. SterlingBackcheck grew 134.5 percent between 2011 and 2014.
SterlingBackcheck CEO, Clare Hart, credits commitment to clients and innovation with the company's substantial revenue growth. She said, "We are able to further our position as a leader in global background screening by ensuring the highest quality of service to the clients we serve across the world. It is an honor to be recognized among this innovative group of fast-growing companies and we are steadfast in our commitment to improving background check technology and continuing to be a leader and innovator in the industry."
"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.
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.
SterlingBackcheck is one of the largest background check companies in the world. Established in 1975, SterlingBackcheck is chosen by more than 25% of the Fortune 100, 20% of the FTSE 100 and more than 20,000 organizations to help them hire and retain the right people. As a global background-screening leader, SterlingBackcheck employs almost 3,000 people in five countries and its team offers expertise in compliance, client experience and applicant experience. Connected by the world’s most advanced background check technology platform, SterlingBackcheck continuously reinvests in its business and its customers to ensure it remains a global leader. To learn more about SterlingBackcheck, please visit: www.sterlingbackcheck.com
SterlingBackcheck is a trademark of Sterling Infosystems, Inc.