Los Angeles – November 13, 2014 — TeleSign, the Mobile Identity Company, today announced its placement at number 38 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. This marks the fourth consecutive year TeleSign has made the list, credited to strong company revenue growth of 4,180 percent from 2009 to 2013.
TeleSign CEO Steve Jillings credits the company's growth to the increasing global demand for its mobile identity solutions that secure end user accounts and prevent fraudulent activity. TeleSign currently helps customers secure more than 3.5 billion end user accounts worldwide, in over 200 countries and 85 languages. “We are extremely proud to be acknowledged in this prestigious program and consider the ranking a testament to the innovation of our products, the hard work of our employees, and the support of our customers around the world.”
“The companies ranked on the 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 continue to set the bar for their industry higher each year,” said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “There are so many exciting products and smart thought leaders driving this list. We congratulate the Fast 500 companies and look forward to seeing them continue their momentum into 2015.”
“For 20 years, the Deloitte Fast 500 rankings have honored the innovation that is part of these companies’ DNA,” added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging growth company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “We’re glad to be serving these high-growth companies, and helping the technology sector recognize the great strides and transformation these companies are making in their respective areas.”
TeleSign previously ranked number 68 as a Technology Fast 500™ award winner for 2013.
Overall, 2014 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 135 percent to 123,678 percent from 2009 to 2013, with an average growth of 1,640 percent.
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte 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.
Every second, of every day, TeleSign protects the world's largest Internet, mobile, and cloud properties by establishing and verifying Mobile Identity. TeleSign's Mobile Identity platform gives digital businesses the ability to connect a unique identity with every account to verify new registrations and authenticate existing users. TeleSign created Mobile Identity to help businesses preserve their ecosystem by detecting a suspicious user before account creation, and to better protect their existing user base from account compromise.
TeleSign is trusted by the world's largest companies and helps secure more than 3.5 billion online accounts worldwide, in over 200 countries and 85 languages.
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