SpeechCycle Ranked Number 67 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2009 Technology Fast 500[TM].
NEW YORK -- SpeechCycle today announced that it ranked number 67 on Technology Fast 500[TM], Deloitte LLP's ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the five year period from 2004-2008. SpeechCycle grew more than 2700 percent during this period.
SpeechCycle's CEO, Zor Gorelov, credits the company's focus on contact center automation through its Rich Phone Application (RPA) innovation with the company's 2700 plus % revenue growth over the past five years. "From natural language voice portals, to smart virtual agent applications, to automated IVR tuning and application enrichment, SpeechCycle has been raising the bar on contact center innovation through voice self-service", Gorelov said. "And with our breakthrough Rich Phone Application platform and application authoring environment, a new wave of partner-driven growth is at hand, as we make it easy for contact center ISVs, systems integrators and voice-hosting providers to cut costs for their customers while delivering compelling phone experiences and service interactions," Gorelov added.
"Technology Fast 500[TM] recognizes innovative companies that have broken down barriers to success and defied the odds with their remarkable five-year revenue growth," said Phil Asmundson, Vice Chairman and U.S. Technology, Media and Telecommunications leader, Deloitte LLP. "We congratulate SpeechCycle on this accomplishment."
"With its impressive five-year growth, SpeechCycle has earned its position among the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America," said Mark Jensen, Managing Partner, Technology and Venture Capital Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP. "Deloitte is proud to honor SpeechCycle for its achievement."
Technology Fast 500[TM] Selection and Qualifying Criteria
Technology Fast 500[TM] provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. This ranking is compiled from nominations submitted directly to the Technology Fast 500[TM] website, and public company database research conducted by Deloitte. Technology Fast 500[TM] award winners for 2009 are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth during the five year period from 2004 to 2008.
Deloitte's 2009 Technology Fast 500(TM) Media Guidance 4
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500[TM] recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues. Using other companies' technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not satisfy this requirement. Consulting companies, professional service firms, etc. are not eligible unless they have proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of their operating revenues. Technology Fast 500[TM] award eligibility requirements also include 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. These revenues must have more than doubled between 2004 and 2008. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.
SpeechCycle, the leading provider of Rich Phone Applications (RPAs), powers innovative voice-based solutions for more than 50 enterprise deployments across more than 35 contact centers in North America and around the world. With hundreds of millions of minutes of phone-based user interactions processed through the SpeechCycle service to date, SpeechCycle is in the vanguard of a new generation of on-demand contact center automation innovators, delivering strategic customer value that speaks for itself. For more information please visit www.speechcycle.com.
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|Date:||Oct 21, 2009|
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