LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 19, 2018–GoGuardian, a leading software provider for K-12 schools, announced it ranked 27 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. GoGuardian grew 4,409 percent over the last four years.
“We are extremely proud to be recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in North America by Deloitte,” said Advait Shinde, co-founder and CEO of GoGuardian. “A key reason for our success is that we are a mission-based company, attracting employees who want to make a difference in the K-12 learning experience. Our employees are passionate about putting student potential and well-being at the center of our technology, and this drives the innovative tools that we provide to schools.”
GoGuardian’s success is powered by its proprietary products, uniquely designed for the K-12 market. Its proprietary machine learning engine provides context-aware insights that have defined effective digital learning environments. As part of its mission to serve the holistic needs of students, GoGuardian also provides self-harm prevention tools that help schools proactively identify and support students in need.
“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 innovators who have converted their disruptive ideas into products, services and experiences that can captivate new customers and drive remarkable growth.”
“Software, which accounts for nearly two of every three companies on the list, continues to produce some of the most exciting technologies of the 21 st century, including innovations in artificial intelligence, predictive analytics and robotics,” said Mohana Dissanayake, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Industry Leader for technology, media and telecommunications, within Deloitte’s audit and assurance practice. “This year’s ranking demonstrates what is likely a national phenomenon, where many companies from all parts of America are transforming the way we do business by combining breakthrough research and development, entrepreneurship and rapid growth.”
GoGuardian’s 120 employees serve 10,000 schools and more than 5.5 million students. GoGuardian also ranked as the #1 Fastest Growing Education Company by Inc. 500 in August 2018.
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.
GoGuardian has changed the way K-12 schools maximize the learning potential of every student. Its products help educators identify learning patterns, protect students from harmful and distracting content, and support students who are at risk of self-harm and suicide. With GoGuardian, educators can seamlessly connect students with engaging resources and communication. No other platform provides such actionable insight into student needs, which is why GoGuardian is the fastest-growing education company in the United States.
Learn more about GoGuardian’s industry-defining analytics, student engagement, and self-harm prevention products at www.goguardian.com.
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