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Sharecare named to Deloitte 2018 Technology Fast 500™ for second consecutive year
ATLANTA, Nov. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced it was recognized on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of North America’s fastest growing companies disrupting the technology industry. Sharecare ranked no. 213 out of 500 companies across technology sectors including media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy, moving up from no. 242 on the 2017 Deloitte Technology Fast 500.
“Not only are we proud of our track record for growth, but also for the continued recognition from organizations like Deloitte that recognize the transformative impact that technology has across all industries,” said Jeff Arnold, founder and CEO of Sharecare. “As we prepare to scale the Sharecare platform to millions more people in 2019 and inspire a movement of community-driven healthcare, I’d like to acknowledge the critical role our innovative partners play in helping us drive disruption – simply put, without them, our success wouldn’t be possible.”
Sharecare was chosen based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth during the period from 2014 to 2017, which was measured by Deloitte as 455 percent. Overall, 2018 Technology Fast 500™ winners achieved a median growth rate of 412 percent between 2014 and 2017.
In addition to the Deloitte 2018 Technology Fast 500™ award recognition, some of Sharecare’s notable growth milestones in 2018 include:
- New client partnerships with large health plans and employers, including CareFirst, Highmark, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota and Walmart to bring the Sharecare platform to the people and communities they serve;
- Launch of the Sharecare Movement, a community-driven health initiative in partnership with Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, the Georgia Department of Community Health and the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club, among others, with the goal of making Atlanta and Georgia among the healthiest places to live in the United States;
- The acquisition of Window Channel Network, which expanded the company’s content capabilities in digital mindfulness, relaxation and meditation; and
- A $20 million investment from Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, bringing Sharecare’s total funding to $380 million
“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.”
For more information about the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 including a full list of winners, click here.
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Sharecare is the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place. The Sharecare platform provides each person – no matter where they are in their health journey – with a comprehensive and personalized health profile where they can dynamically and easily connect to the information, evidence-based programs and health professionals they need to live their healthiest, happiest and most productive lives. In addition to providing individual consumers with direct access to award-winning and innovative frictionless technologies, scientifically validated clinical protocols and best-in-class coaching tools, Sharecare also helps providers, employers and health plans effectively scale outcomes-based health and wellness solutions across their entire populations. To learn more, visit www.sharecare.com.
Sharecare PR Team