12 local companies on Deloitte's fastest 500

Nov 17, 2014
Austin Business Journal

Twelve Austin-area companies are included in this year's Deloitte Technology Fast 500 rankings

The local presence compares with eight Austin companies on the list last year, with five of the companies coming in as consecutive-year repeats. Several of these fast-track local companies also made the grade on the recently published Austin Business Journal Fast 50 list

Mobile application developer Phunware Inc. is ranked No. 4 on the Deloitte list, and online advertising firm Q1 Media Inc. ranked No. 69 — the only two local companies to crack the top 100

Phunware, which launched in 2009, develops branded mobile applications and the infrastructure to enable companies to connect with end-user devices. It employed 230 workers in June

The company was ranked No. 1 in the Austin Business Journal's 2013 list of the fastest growing businesses with less than $10 million in annual revenue in Central Texas. It grew revenue from about $534,000 in 2010 to more than $8 million in 2012

Q1 Media, founded in 2004, works with Web publishers to improve display and video advertising revenue. The firm employed 55 workers in April. It reported reaching more than 200 million unique monthly visitors and posting a 90 percent revenue growth while reaching profitability in 2013

In the top 200, local tech companies included One Source Networks Inc. (No. 160), Kinnser Software Inc. (No. 181), and Bazaarvoice Inc. (No. 186)

The other Austin-based list makers are SailPoint Inc. (No. 233), Cirrus Logic Inc. (No. 266), Zenoss Inc. (No. 299), HomeAway Inc. (No. 404), SolarWinds Inc. (No. 405), Asure Software Inc. (No. 459) and Starmount Inc. (No. 498)

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