Every entrepreneur knows that if you're not growing, you're dying. It's not enough for companies to remain stagnant in the business world, as new and innovative ideas are popping up every day ready to dethrone even the most solidified of unicorns. In fact, you've probably never heard of some of the fastest growing companies in the world, because they're just starting their journey to the top. Fortunately, Deloitte did a little digging for us.
In their 2017 North American Technology Fast 500, Deloitte ranked the 500 fastest growing companies in the US based on revenue growth. Take a look at the top ten below and make sure to remember these names; they're going places.
1. Donuts Inc. (Kirkland, WA) – 59,093 percent
Donuts Inc is the world's largest registry of next generation domain names. With nearly 200 top-level domains, and millions of registrants, Donuts offers a wide variety of clear and meaningful names that represent your identity online in the best possible way.
2. ClassPass (New York, NY) – 46,556 percent
ClassPass is the leading membership to the world’s largest fitness network. With over 8,000 partners in 39 cities worldwide, ClassPass provides members a variety of fitness experiences to choose from, including yoga, cycling, Pilates, barre, running, strength training, dance, sports, videos and more.
3. Toast (Boston, MA) – 31,250 percent
Toast is a tablet point-of-sale app for restaurants, cafes, bars, clubs, and other businesses in the food service and hospitality space.
4. Aratana Therapeutics (Leawood, KS) – 31, 242 percent
Aratana Therapeutics is a newly-formed company focused on the development of innovative therapies for the animal health industry.
5. Theravance Biopharma (San Francisco, CA) – 21,426 percent
Theravance Biopharma is a biopharmaceutical company with one approved product, VIBATIV® (telavancin), that was discovered and developed internally, a pipeline of internally discovered product candidates and strategic collaborations with pharmaceutical companies.
6. Liftoff (Palo Alto, CA) – 16,981 percent
Liftoff is a full-service mobile app marketing and retargeting platform that uses post-install data to run true CPA-optimized user acquisition and retention campaigns.
7. SalesLoft (Atlanta, GA) – 13,759 percent
SalesLoft is a platform for sales development and the simplest way on the internet to email and call prospects in order to set up more qualified appointments.
8. ShipHawk (Santa Barbara, CA) – 13,638 percent
ShipHawk is a modern transportation management system (TMS) that helps businesses save money, automate workflows, provide an on-brand buying experience, and run data-driven supply chains.
9. iSpot.tv (Bellevue, WA) – 13,323 percent
iSpot.tv measures TV advertising in real-time by automatically cataloging and tracking all nationally airing TV ads and measuring their earned digital impact across social, search and online video.
10. Cylance (Irvine, CA) – 13,057 percent
Cylance is the first company to apply artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cybersecurity and improve the way companies, governments and end users proactively solve the world’s most difficult security problems.