Press release Recognized as One of North America’s Fastest-Growing Companies by Deloitte

Sponsored by Businesswire, the world’s largest enterprise marketplace for outsourced R&D services, announced today that it was no. 86 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. Within the Biotechnology-Pharmaceutical Industry sector, ranked no. 12 nationwide.

“Our mission at is to empower and connect scientists worldwide and make it possible to cure all human diseases by 2050,” stated Kevin Lustig, PhD,’s CEO and Founder. “ has the potential to solve the major challenge facing the pharmaceutical industry – how to create more drugs in less time for less money.”

Founded in 2007, is the pharmaceutical industry’s largest online marketplace for outsourced research. By connecting research scientists with global service providers and facilitating the creation and purchase of complex services and products, enables pharma and biotech companies to save time, reduce costs and find innovation, while also ensuring that all transactions are compliant with internal and governmental regulations.

“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 ten. It’s always inspiring to see how the Fast 500 companies are transforming business and the world we live and work in.”

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.

About is the world’s leading enterprise gateway marketplace for outsourced R&D. The marketplace simplifies R&D sourcing, saving time and money, reducing risk and providing access to the latest innovative tools and technologies. operates private enterprise marketplaces for most of the world’s major pharmaceutical companies, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). Since its founding in 2007, has raised $32 million from 5AM Ventures, Leerink Transformation Partners and Heritage Provider Network among others. Visit to learn more.

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