Aquatic Informatics Named One of Three Cleantech Leaders on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50™ List
Aquatic Informatics Inc. ranked 37 of the 50 fastest growing technology, media, and telecom companies in Canada.
Vancouver, Canada, November 12, 2015 – Aquatic Informatics Inc., a global leader in providing innovative software solutions for hydrologic data management and analysis, was named as one of Canada’s fastest growing technology companies in the 18th annual Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ awards for demonstrating bold innovation, dedicated leadership, and strong growth. The company was ranked one of the top three fastest growing clean technology award recipients.
“We appreciate this recognition as a Canadian cleantech leader. It’s a testament to the dedication, hard work, and innovative nature of our team. In the last four years, we’ve tripled revenues, fast outpacing the annual growth of our environmental software and services sector, which has grown between 2 and 9 percent annually in the US,” said Ed Quilty, President and CEO at Aquatic Informatics. “Water is gaining global attention. Timely insight is required to better manage droughts and floods, and to ensure adequate supply of clean water for our growing world population. Aquatic Informatics is as the forefront of water data management and analytics software solutions.”
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program celebrates leaders in the Canadian technology industry and tracks the successful growth of Canadian-grown leaders. Combining technological innovation, entrepreneurship, and rapid growth, Technology Fast 50™ companies – small, large, public, and private – span a variety of industry sectors and are leaders in hardware, software, digital media, telecom, and emerging areas such as clean technology.
“Fast 50 companies are innovators that transform great ideas into stunning realities,” said Robert Nardi, Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Managing Partner for Deloitte Canada. “Their passion and determination makes them all inspiring success stories. They are vital to the Canadian technology sector.”
To qualify for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM ranking, companies must have been in business for at least four years, have revenues of at least $5 million, be headquartered in Canada, own proprietary technology, conduct research and development activities in Canada, and invest a minimum of five percent of gross revenues in R&D.
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM program is Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features three distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50TM Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies in business less than four years, with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM candidate) and the Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership and innovation within the industry.) Program sponsors include Deloitte, Bank of Montreal, Bennett Jones, OMERS Ventures and Vistara Capital Partners. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
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.