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2014 Tech Titans Fast Tech announced

The top five fastest growing technology companies in North Texas for 2014 were announced at the Fast Tech Reveal, a Tech Titans award. Fast Tech is sponsored by Comerica Bank’s Technology and Life Sciences Division and TravisWolff. View photos  from the 2014 reveal. Read the initial story and the final story in the Dallas Business Journal. Congrats to the final fastest growing mid-size company, Azpen Innovation, Inc.!

Fast Tech, a Tech Titans Award, recognizes the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in the DFW Metroplex. The fastest-growing ranking is compiled from the nomination form and independent research using publicly available information conducted by Travis Wolff, LLP and Comerica Bank. Fast Tech award winners for 2014 are determined based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2011 to 2013.

This year’s top five in alphabetical order include: Azpen Innovation Inc., NQ Mobile, Simpli.fi, Tango Analytics, and Think Tech Labs (REthink CRM).

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Event partner Texchange also announced the winner of their One to Watch award: Koupon Media.

Here is a list of the 30 fastest growing technology companies in the Metroplex in 2014:

 

 

 

 

 

Rank Company Name Address Website Percentage Growth
1 Azpen Innovation Inc. 4112 W. Spring Creek Parkway, Suite D100
Plano, Texas 75024
www.azpenpc.com 2920.33%
2 Think Tech Labs, and REthink CRM 1409 S. Lamar Street, Suite 705
Dallas, Texas 75215
www.thinktechlabs.com 496.00%
3 Simpli.fi 1407 Texas Street, Suite 202
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
www.simpli.fi 466.27%
4 Tango Analytics 5525 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 450
Irving, Texas 75038
www.tangoanalytics.com 435.31%
5 NQ Mobile 4514 Travis Street, Suite 200
Dallas, Texas 75205
www.nq.com 383.64%
6 Lumenate 16633 Dallas Parkway, Suite 450
Addison, Texas 75001
www.lumenate.com 329.74%
7 OneSource Virtual 5601 N. MacArthur Blvd, Ste 100
Irving, Texas 75038
www.onesourcevirtual.com 199.08%
8 ZeOmega 3010 Gaylord Parkway, Suite 201
Frisco, Texas 75034
www.zeomega.com 151.16%
9 MarketingFX 8350 N Central Expressway, 16th Floor
Dallas, Texas 75206
www.marketingfx.com 136.66%
10 projekt202 5080 Spectrum Drive, Suite 320W
Addison, Texas 75001
www.projekt202.com 117.84%
11 BizNet Software, Inc. 14755 Preston Road, Suite 800
Dallas, Texas 75254
www.biznetsoftware.com 109.66%
12 Mavenir 1700 International Parkway, Suite 200
Richardson, Texas 75081
www.mavenir.com 104.65%
13 M-Files Corporation 5050 Quorum Drive, Suite 600
Dallas, Texas 75254
www.m-files.com 103.54%
14 Aprima Medical Software, Inc. 3330 Keller Springs Road, Suite 201
Carrollton, Texas 75006
www.aprima.com 102.40%
15 Ntegrated Solutions 1320 Greenway Drive, Suite 575
Irving, Texas 75038
www.ntegrated.net 99.74%
16 Geoforce 750 Canyon Drive
Coppell, Texas 75019
www.geoforce.com 91.94%
17 Granbury Solutions 201 N. Starnes Street
Grapevine, Texas 76051
www.granburyrs.com 81.12%
18 Vertical Nerve, Inc. 8350 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75206
www.verticalnerve.com 80.62%
19 ExamSoft Worldwide Inc. 12720 Hillcrest Road, Suite 650
Dallas, Texas 75230
www.examsoft.com 79.73%
20 Optimal Blue, LLC 5601 Democracy Drive, Suite 245
Plano, Texas 75024
www.optimalblue.com 76.14%
21 eShipGlobal 5800 Campus Circle
Irving, Texas 75063
www.eshipglobal.com 73.14%
22 epaCUBE, Inc. 201 Main Street, Suite 600
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
www.epacube.com 72.78%
23 OrgSync, Inc. 13140 Coit Road, Suite 405
Dallas, Texas 75240
www.orgsync.com 66.46%
24 Infolob Solutions Inc. 1231 Green Way Drive, Suite 105
Irving, Texas 75038
www.infolob.com 64.93%
25 Viverae 10670 N. Central Expressway
Dallas, Texas 75231
www.viverae.com 64.70%
26 T-System Inc. 4020 McEwen Road
Dallas, Texas
www.tsystem.com 59.38%
27 Brainspace 2130 Commerce Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
www.brainspace.com 52.86%
28 Motio 18333 Preston Road, Suite 475
Dallas, Texas 75252
www.motio.com 51.29%
29 CyberlinkASP 1825 Market Center Boulevard, Suite 460
Dallas, Texas 75207
www.cyberlinkasp.com 31.65%
30 Masergy Communications, Inc. 2740 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 260
Plano, Texas 75093
www.masergy.com 30.06%

About TravisWolff, LLP  
TravisWolff is a growing, independent accounting and advisory firm that offers a full range of assurance, tax and consulting services to emerging companies, established companies, and successful individuals and families. Additionally, TravisWolff provides specialized services in the areas of business valuation, compensation and benefits planning, IT auditing, collaborative divorce consulting, employee benefit plan audits, estate planning, exit planning, litigation services and forensic accounting. Operating from offices in Dallas and San Antonio, TravisWolff serves clients in Texas, throughout the country and offshore. As a member of Moore Stephens International, TravisWolff extends its services to the global market. TravisWolff participates in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Peer Review Program and is registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). For more information, please visittraviswolff.com.

About Comerica Bank’s Technology and Life Sciences Division
Comerica Bank’s Technology and Life Sciences Division is one of the nation’s leading technology banking practices, offering a wide range of financial services tailored to corporate customers, entrepreneurs and professionals. Veteran bankers provide credit and financial services and products to young, growing, professionally backed technology and life sciences companies, as well as their more mature counterparts. The Technology and Life Sciences Division serves all major U.S. technology centers from offices coast-to-coast and its headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. Comerica Bank is a subsidiary of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA), a financial services company that is among the 20 largest U.S. banking companies, with $57 billion in assets at March 31, 2010. For more information, visit www.comerica.com

 

Companies applying for Fast Tech must meet the following qualifications:

  1. Be in business for a minimum of three (3) years.
  2. Be headquartered in the DFW Metroplex.
  3. Have base-year (fiscal year 2010) operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD,
  4. Have current-year (fiscal year 2013) operating revenues of at least $2 million USD, but no larger than $200 million USD.
  5. Own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Augmenting other companies’ technology or intellectual property, that is marketed and sold separately, may satisfy this requirement.
  6. Consulting companies, professional service firms, resellers and others are not eligible unless a majority of the company’s operating revenue is derived from product sales that incorporate the company’s proprietary technology, exclusive of related service revenue.
  7. Subsidiaries or divisions are not eligible unless they have some public ownership and are separately traded.
  8. A completed Fast Tech Certification Form, signed by the nominee’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or Chief Financial Officer (CFO), is required along with a nomination form and any combination of the following for fiscal years 2011 and 2013.
    • Audited Financial Statements, including the signed opinion by an Independent Public Accountant.
    • Reviewed Financial Statements, including the signed review report by an Independent Public Accountant.
    • Federal Tax Return as submitted to the IRS and signed by nominee.
    • Unaudited Financial Statements (prepared on a GAAP basis).