Refresh Financial today announced it ranked 121st on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Refresh Financial grew 934 percent from 2014 – 2017.
Refresh Financial’s CEO Michael Wendland credits the company’s growth to its revolutionary, ﬁrst-to-market product and tech-enabled high-touch client experience. “Being named as one of the fastest growing companies in North America is conﬁrmation of our company’s focus and dedication, and the meaningful impact and appeal that our product and service platform has for a large and growing market”, said Wendland. “We are excited and honoured to be recognized for the second consecutive year, and we look forward to continuing to scale our brand by harnessing technology to create unique and exclusive experiences for the underserved ﬁnancial services market.”
“Congratulations to the Deloitte 2018 Technology Fast 500 winners on this impressive achievement,” said Sandra Shirai, Vice Chairman, Deloitte LLP, and U.S. Technology, Media and Telecommunications leader. “These companies are innovators who have converted their disruptive ideas into products, services and experiences that can captivate new customers and drive remarkable growth.”
“Software, which accounts for nearly two of every three companies on the list, continues to produce some of the most exciting technologies of the 21st century, including innovations in artificial intelligence, predictive analytics and robotics,” said Mohana Dissanayake, Partner, Deloitte LLP, and Industry Leader for Technology, Media and Telecommunications, within Deloitte’s Audit and Assurance Practice. “This year’s ranking demonstrates what is likely a national phenomenon, where many companies from all parts of North America are transforming the way we do business by combining breakthrough research and development, entrepreneurship and rapid growth.”
Overall, 2018 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 143 percent to 77,260 percent from 2014 to 2017, with median growth of 412 percent.