ARCA ranked number 230 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™
Attributes 325 Percent Revenue Growth to Acquisitions, New Opportunities
MEBANE, N.C. — November 18, 2016 — ARCA today announced it ranked No. 230 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. ARCA grew 325 percent during this period.
ARCA’s CEO, Mort O’ Sullivan, credits several acquisitions, coupled with organic growth through new products in the retail and banking markets, with the company’s 325 percent revenue growth.
“We are honored to be named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 list for 2016; we had a strong year,” said O’Sullivan. “We pride ourselves on our ability to adapt to the future of banking technology, and I thank all of our global team members for their efforts with pushing out our new products, which certainly helped us reach this achievement through organic opportunities.”
“Today, when every organization can be a tech company, the most effective businesses not only foster the courage to explore change, but also encourage creativity in using and applying existing assets in new ways, as resourcefully as possible,” said Sandra Shirai, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications industry leader. “This ingenious approach to innovation calls for the encouragement of curiosity and collaboration both within and outside the office walls.”
“This year’s Fast 500 winners showcase that when organizations are open to diverse perspectives and insights, they are able to create an environment for their employees and customers to see the possibilities and ingenious solutions that might lie ahead,” added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging growth company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “Entrepreneurial environments foster change and innovation within businesses, and we look forward to watching these companies continue to drive change across all sectors.”
ARCA’s solutions help people control and streamline cash operations in financial institutions, retail stores, and self-service kiosks around the world. We develop technology and services that make transactions simpler, more efficient and more secure. Visit arca.com for more information.
About Deloitte’s 2016 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 2012 to 2015.
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.
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