Health Union Ranked No. 209 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500™
– Company, recognized for second consecutive year, attributes 521% revenue growth to dedication to mission, putting people first –
PHILADELPHIA — November 7, 2019 — Health Union today announced it ranked No. 209 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, now in its 25th year. Health Union grew 521% from 2015 to 2018.
Health Union, which has ranked among Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ for the second consecutive year, continues to experience exponential growth since the company started in 2010. The company cultivates a growing portfolio of condition-specific online communities that provide safe and supportive environments for people with chronic health conditions to find the information, connection and validation they seek. Simultaneously, these communities enable healthcare companies to create smarter, more effective solutions to meet patient needs.
“Health Union’s mission is – and will always be – to help people live better with challenging health conditions,” said Health Union co-founder and CEO Olivier Chateau. “Staying true to this mission has enabled us to build an online health community model that puts people first and inspires a culture within our company that creates win-win partnerships to make a real difference for both the people in our communities and our healthcare clients.”
Overall, 2019 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 166 percent to 37,458 percent from 2015 to 2018, with median growth of 439 percent.
“This year marks the 25th anniversary of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, so we are especially pleased to announce and congratulate the 2019 winners,” said Sandra Shirai, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP, and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “Once again, we saw innovation across the board, with software companies continuing their dominance of the top 10. It’s always inspiring to see how the Fast 500 companies are transforming business and the world we live and work in.”
About Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500™
Now in its 25th year, 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 2015 to 2018.
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 $US50,000, and current-year operating revenues of at least $US5 million. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.
About Health Union
Health Union encourages social interactions that evolve into valuable online health conversations, helping people with chronic conditions find the information, connection and validation they seek. The company creates 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. Today, the Health Union family of brands includes 24 online health communities, including LungCancer.net, ParkinsonsDisease.net, MultipleSclerosis.net and Migraine.com.
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