PHILADELPHIA — November 17, 2021 — Health Union today announced it ranked No. 449 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 27th year. Health Union grew 247% from 2017 to 2020.
Health Union, which has ranked among Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ for the fourth consecutive year, continues to experience exponential growth since the company started in 2010. The company, which cultivates a growing portfolio of condition-specific online communities, acquired WEGO Health in June 2021 and is on a mission to pioneer the most powerful force in social health – the digital means by which health consumers engage with their health.
“Since its inception, Health Union’s mission has been to help people live better with challenging health conditions,” said Health Union co-founder and CEO Olivier Chateau. “By combining the reach and scale of our online health communities with the largest patient leader network, Health Union enables meaningful connections that help people better manage their condition. As our ability to do this evolves, we will simultaneously be able to create valuable opportunities for industry partners to thoughtfully reach and engage patients at any point in their journey.”
Overall, 2021 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 212% to 87,037% from 2017 to 2020, with median growth of 521%.
About Deloitte’s 2021 Technology Fast 500™
Now in its 27th year, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech 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 2017 to 2020.
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 US$50,000, and current-year operating revenues of at least US$5 million. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.
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About Health Union
Health Union, with the recent acquisition of WEGO Health, maintains the largest team of experts, patient advocates and healthcare leaders dedicated to social health. The company encourages social interactions that evolve into valuable online health conversations, helping people with chronic conditions find the information, connection, and validation they seek. Health Union does this by creating condition-specific online communities – publishing original, daily content and continuously cultivating social conversation – to support, educate and connect millions of people with challenging, chronic health concerns. Health Union’s growing portfolio of condition-specific communities includes 38 online health communities, including LungCancer.net, ParkinsonsDisease.net, MultipleSclerosis.net and Migraine.com.