Aquatic Informatics Recognized as One of the Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™
Aquatic Informatics credits its rapid growth to thriving international sales, new product launches, and a world-class, collaborative team of employees, partners, and customers.
Vancouver, Canada, November 13, 2014 – Aquatic Informatics Inc., a global leader in providing innovative software solutions for hydrologic data management and analysis, today announced it ranked No. 458 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 based on percentage growth over a five year period. This acknowledgement demonstrates Aquatic Informatics’ extraordinary enterprise performance, product ingenuity, revenue growth, and market leadership in the clean technology sector.
“Technology Fast 500 winners achieve success and strong growth as a direct result of their leadership and commitment to innovation,” said Pascal Lamoureux, Partner and Leader for Deloitte’s Fast 50 program. “They make significant contributions to the evolution of the technology industry.” The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 is the pre-eminent technology awards program in United States and Canada. Combining technological innovation, entrepreneurship, and a strong track record of rapid growth, Fast 500 companies are on the cutting edge and are transforming the way we do business.
“I would like to congratulate our exceptionally talented employees, loyal customers, and growing network of partners for their enthusiasm and dedication as we work together to create the timely environmental insight needed to drive the equitable use, sustainable management, and protection of the planet’s precious water resources,” said Ed Quilty, President and CEO at Aquatic Informatics. “Clean technology is a vibrant and rewarding market. Our rapid growth in the last five years can be attributed to our international expansion and new product launches, but most importantly to our collaborative group of customers that includes the world’s leading environmental monitoring organizations, who help our outstanding team build the best software for managing water data.”
Over the past five years, Aquatic Informatics has solidified its position as a global clean technology leader for water data management software, with over 400 customers in 37 countries. The world’s prominent environmental monitoring organizations – including Water Survey of Canada, the US Geological Survey, the New Zealand National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, and the Panama Canal Authority – trust AQUARIUS to support faster analysis and better decisions to protect global environmental health.
In the last year, Aquatic Informatics has been recognized in British Columbia, Canada, and the United States for its achievements. The company was awarded “B” Corporation Certification by B Lab, distinguishing Aquatic Informatics as the first natural water management software vendor to be the “Best for the World.” Aquatic Informatics won the Environmental Business Journal’s “Business Achievement Award” for international expansion. Rocket Builders recognized Aquatic Informatics as a “Top 15 CleanTech Achiever” for the sixth time. And the company was selected as “One of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2014” by Mediacorp.
One of the best companies to work for in Canada, Aquatic Informatics is continuing to expand its world-class team of seasoned hydrologists, software engineers, and business professionals. The company values independent thinking, initiative and team play, a relentless pursuit of quality, a playful spirit, and a sense of humor. Current career postings can be viewed at www.aquaticinformatics.com/about/careers/.
About Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte & Touche 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 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. Learn more at http://www.deloitte.com/us/fast500/.
About Aquatic Informatics Inc.
Aquatic Informatics™ provides leading software solutions that address critical water data management and analysis challenges for the rapidly growing environmental monitoring industry. Aquatic Informatics is the trusted provider of hydrologic management solutions to hundreds of federal, state/provincial and local government departments, hydropower operators, mining companies, academic groups, and consulting organizations around the world, who collect, manage, and process large volumes of water quality or quantity data.