Achievers Ranks No. 20 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50™ List

TORONTO and SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2014 — Achievers, the only true cloud Employee Success Platform™, today announced that it has been named one of Canada’s fastest growing technology companies in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ awards for technological innovation, entrepreneurship, rapid growth and leadership, based on the percentage of revenue growth over five years. Achievers ranked 20th with a 727 percent in revenue growth from 2009 to 2013.

"Achievers is honored to be named to the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list, for the third year in a row," said David Brennan, Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer at Achievers. "Our success stems from our world-class team of A-players who are dedicated to creating innovative approaches to engage, align, and recognize employees, resulting in improved business performance for our clients across the globe."

"Fast 50 companies are entrepreneurial, innovate and demonstrate leadership," said Pascal Lamoureux, Partner and Leader for Deloitte’s Fast 50 program. "Their commitment and achievements are critical to the growth of the Canadian technology sector."

The Achievers Employee Success Platform™ helps companies engage, align, and recognize their employees, driving higher employee engagement, retention, and improved business results. The company has been consistently named as one of the top workplaces in Canada and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Now in its 17th year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program celebrates leaders in the Canadian technology industry and tracks the successful growth of Canadian-grown leaders. To qualify for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ ranking, companies must have been in business for at least five years, have revenues of at least $5 million, be headquartered in Canada, own proprietary technology, and conduct research and development activities in Canada. A panel of industry experts evaluate and judge companies based on four key criteria: competitive advantage; size, growth, and market attractiveness; management effectiveness and organization; and financial performance.

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About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program is Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features four distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50™ Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies in business less than five years, with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ candidate) and the Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership and innovation within the industry). Program sponsors include Deloitte, Bennett Jones and OMERS Ventures. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.

About Achievers

Achievers’ Employee Recognition and Rewards solution provides companies with a robust foundation for their employee engagement initiatives that enables both social and rewards-based recognition. Designed for today’s workplace, Achievers’ innovative SaaS platform can increase employee engagement and drive business success. It empowers employees to recognize and reward each other in real time and aligns employees with company values and goals. Delivering millions of recognitions annually, the Achievers platform inspires employee loyalty, engagement and performance in 150 countries. Visit us at www.achievers.com. Achievers is a Blackhawk Network company and is headquartered in Toronto and San Francisco.

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