CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- kCura, the developers of Relativity—web-based software for searching, analyzing, and managing massive amounts of data associated with litigation and investigations—today announced they ranked 100th on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in North America. kCura is also the highest-ranked Chicago-based company on the list and grew 1,691 percent from 2008 to 2012.
"It's awesome to be recognized for our growth among so many great tech companies," said Andrew Sieja, president and CEO of kCura. "We're fortunate to be in an exciting industry that is rapidly growing, challenges us with hard problems to solve, and filled with great people that make life fun for us."
"The 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 companies are exemplary cases of those spurring growth in a tough market through innovation," said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman and U.S. technology, media, and telecommunications leader, Deloitte LLP. "This year's list is a who's who of companies behind the most exciting and innovative products and services in the technology space. We congratulate the Fast 500 companies and look forward to what they do next."
"The fastest growing companies in the U.S. are drivers of constant innovation and operate with the agility to stay ahead of a quickly evolving marketplace, and software, biotech, pharmaceuticals, and internet companies continue to be at the forefront," added James Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging growth company practice, Deloitte Services LP. "The companies excelling in these sectors have a startup mentality that allows them to be nimble and adapt quickly, which is why they consistently lead the list of fast-growing companies each year."
About Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies–both public and private—in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2008 to 2012.
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 or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.
Recognized as a "Leader" in Gartner's 2013 E-Discovery Magic Quadrant, kCura are the developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, a web-based platform for the processing, review, analysis, and production of electronic data. Relativity has more than 85,000 active users worldwide from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice and all of the top 100 law firms in the United States. Relativity also powers Method, kCura's workflow and notification system for managing legal hold and risk assessment processes. kCura helps corporations, law firms, and government agencies meet e-discovery challenges by installing Relativity and Method on-premises and providing hosted, on-demand solutions through a global network of partners. kCura has been ranked the 100th fastest-growing technology company in North America on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 and named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune. Please contact kCura at email@example.com or visit www.kcura.com for more information.
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