TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Just one year after receiving its first Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ award, Prodigy Game — an educational software startup — announced it has won the triple crown of business accolades – receiving a Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ Leadership Award, ranking in Deloitte Technology Fast 50™, and being named as one of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy tech companies in North America as part of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™.
Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Leadership Award winners are selected by a judging panel based on four key criteria: competitive advantage, growth and market attractiveness; management effectiveness and organization; and financial performance. Leadership Award winners demonstrate innovation, leadership and dominate in their sector to join the ranks of other Canadian global leaders.
The Prodigy Game co-founders Alex Peters and Rohan Mahimker credit the company’s impressive revenue growth of 2,387% to its mission and team. “This growth is a result of our team’s unrelenting pursuit of our mission to help every child in the world to LOVE learning. The talent bar in the company is incredible high, and when all of those people rally behind a singular mission, it creates an incredible environment for rapidly building and delivering value to your customers,” says Mahimker.
“Technology Fast 50 Leadership Award winners showcase a level of achievement that makes industry sit up and take notice,” said Erica Pretorius, Partner and National Leader for the Technology Fast 50™ program at Deloitte Canada. “Their competitive drive and vision for the future propels and strengthens Canadian innovation.”
To qualify for the Leadership Award, candidates must be headquartered in Canada and devote a significant portion of their operating revenues to creating proprietary technology or intellectual property.
This announcement marks an end to a successful award season, where Prodigy Game was recognized as the country’s fastest-growing software company by Canadian Business and was named as one of LinkedIn’s 25 Most Sought-After startups in Canada.
“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 brilliant innovators who have converted their disruptive ideas into useful products, services and experiences that captivate new customers and drive remarkable growth.”
“We are really proud to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies across all three of Deloitte’s’ Technology awards”. – Concludes Prodigy Game’s Co-Founder Rohan Mahimker.
“We’ve seen incredible growth over the last several years, which would not have been possible without all the amazing people we rely so heavily on”.
About Prodigy Game
Prodigy Game creates a free, self-paced math game aligned with Grade 1 to 8 math curricula across Canada, the United States, England, Australia and India.
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program is Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features three distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50 Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50 candidate) and the Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership and innovation within the industry.) Program sponsors include Deloitte, 3C Innovation, BCF Business Law, Bank of Montreal, Bennett Jones, CBRE, First West Capital and OMERS Ventures. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
About Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™
Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies — both public and private — in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2014 to 2017.
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, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.
SOURCE Prodigy Game