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SPOKEO NAMED ON DELOITTE’S FAST 500™ FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Written by November 16, 2016

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Spokeo is ranked #309 on the Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™ list, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America.

The Technology Fast 500™ award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2012 to 2015. Spokeo grew 239 percent during this period. This is Spokeo’s second appearance on the prestigious list, previously ranking #195 in 2015.

“We are humbled once again by this recognition from Deloitte,” said Harrison Tang, Spokeo’s chief executive officer. “It is an honor to be recognized for our innovation and growth alongside such notable companies.”

 “Today, when every organization can be a tech company, the most effective businesses not only foster the courage to explore change, but also encourage creativity in using and applying existing assets in new ways, as resourcefully as possible,” said Sandra Shirai, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications industry leader. “This ingenious approach to innovation calls for the encouragement of curiosity and collaboration both within and outside the office walls.”

“This year’s Fast 500 winners showcase that when organizations are open to diverse perspectives and insights, they are able to create an environment for their employees and customers to see the possibilities and ingenious solutions that might lie ahead,” added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging growth company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “Entrepreneurial environments foster change and innovation within businesses, and we look forward to watching these companies continue to drive change across all sectors.”

Overall, 2016 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 121 percent to 66,661 percent from 2012 to 2015, with median growth of 290 percent.

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Vanessa
Director of Public Relations & Community Initiatives

Vanessa joined Spokeo in 2012 and oversees all social media, media relations and community relations efforts for Spokeo. She is especially passionate about Spokeo programs focused on search and reunion and promoting STEM careers for women and children. During her free time, she enjoys writing, DIY home decor and crafts, and eating dessert!

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