Toronto, November 13, 2012 — Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. is named as one of Canada’s fastest growing technology companies in the 15th annual Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM awards. The Fast 50 program recognizes the fifty fastest growing technology companies in Canada, based on the percentage of revenue growth over the past five years.
“Canadian Fast 50 companies innovate, demonstrate entrepreneurship, create jobs, and invest in R&D,” said Richard Lee, National Leader, Technology, Media & Telecommunications Industry Group, Deloitte. “Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. is an example of a company that shows passion, determination and drive that are so important for growth in the Canadian technology sector.”
Pointstreak Sports Technologies’ President/CEO Scott Secord credits the company’s success to its dedication to innovation and focus on the development and marketing of relevant software solutions for the sports industry. Secord said, “Pointstreak continues to realize our vision to provide innovative technologies to enhance the experience of the global sports community”.
Now in its 15th year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM program recognizes leaders in the Canadian technology industry and tracks the successful growth of Canadian-grown global leaders. The program augments the broader Deloitte North American Technology Fast 500TM initiative, with winners automatically eligible for this elite ranking.
“On behalf of everyone at Pointstreak Sports Technologies, we are extremely proud to be recognized in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM. Our employees share a passion for innovation and our continued commitment to the global marketing of these software solutions has been acknowledged by the sports industry and that achievement is reflected with this prestigious award”.
To qualify for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM ranking, companies must have been in business for at least five years, have revenues of at least $5 million, be headquartered in Canada, own proprietary technology, and conduct research and development activities in Canada. A panel of industry experts evaluates and judge companies based on four key criteria: competitive advantage; size, growth, and market attractiveness; management effectiveness and organization; and financial performance.
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM:
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM program is Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features four distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50TM Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies in business less than five years, with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM candidate,) Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership in four industry subcategories: hardware/semiconductor, software, telecommunications and emerging technologies) and the Deloitte Technology Green 15TM Awards (Canada’s leading GreenTech companies that promote a more efficient use and re-use of the earth's resources in industrial production and consumption.) Program sponsors include Deloitte, Gowlings, Wellington Financial, TMX Group, HUB International HKMB, National Angel Capital Organization, CVCA, MaRS and IGLOO Software.
For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
About Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc:
Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc.'s mission is to provide innovative technologies to enhance the experience of the global sports community.
Pointstreak provides innovative sports software solutions for sports organizations such as associations, leagues, clubs and teams that are geared towards streamlining operations and improving the experience of the sports participant, fan and media. Pointstreak's major brands include: Pointstreak Stats, a real-time scoring & official league statistics system; Pointstreak Registration; an online registration & payment processing system; Pointstreak Sites; a website content management system; Team Locker Room, a free team-based social network; and STEVA Sports Software; sports video indexing and analysis software; Cardinal Sports Management, recruiting and scouting services; 5050 Central; an automated electronic raffle system.
More information about Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. can be found at www.pointstreak.com or through the product information website www.pointstreaksolutions.com.
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