Being ranked for the third year alongside some truly incredible companies on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ is a proud moment for all of us.
WASHINGTON (PRWEB) November 17, 2022
HUNGRY today was ranked No. 278 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a list of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 28th year. Overall, 2022 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 241% to 125,138% from 2018 to 2021, with median growth of 611%.
HUNGRY Co-Founder and CEO Jeff Grass credits his team’s focused determination during the pandemic to find innovative and industry-disrupting solutions to corporate food needs, both virtual and in real life and at home and in the office.
“While other companies in the food and event spaces were forced to retreat in recent years, we doubled down — tripled down, actually — with new business lines that are thriving and driving sustainable revenue growth,” Grass said. “Being ranked for the third year alongside some truly incredible companies on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ is a proud moment for all of us.”
Backed by celebrity investors who include Kevin Hart, Usher, Tom Colicchio, and Ndamukong Suh, HUNGRY is foodtech marketplace that provides clients a suite of services, such as: connecting businesses around the country with top local chefs and restaurants for catered lunches and events; Virtual Xperiences with celebrity chefs for customizable corporate parties, celebrations, and classes; and last-mile food delivery and logistics to better serve catering and events professionals throughout the U.S.
“[T]echnology must keep pace with ever-changing consumer and corporate demands for faster, safer, and more efficient solutions to new societal challenges, “ said Paul Silverglate, Vice Chair, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology sector leader. “Each year I am in awe of the immense talent the Technology Fast 500 rankings reveal, confirming the winners’ relentless pursuit of creativity and their ability to solve real-world problems that benefit us all.”
Added Christie Simons, Partner, Deloitte LLP: “This year’s Technology Fast 500 list is a true reflection of some of today’s most determined and inspiring pioneers who have prospered by anticipating what’s next, understanding what’s needed to succeed and driving creativity forward.”
HUNGRY, the innovative food-tech marketplace that connects businesses with top local chefs and restaurants, was founded in 2017 by entrepreneurs Eman Pahlavani, Shy Pahlevani, and Jeff Grass. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., with a growing national footprint, HUNGRY has rapidly disrupted the $60-billion corporate food and events market with its curated catering solutions as well as live and virtual experiences. HUNGRY is laser-focused on improving the lives of the chefs, clients, and communities it serves, donating over 1 million meals to people in need through its Fighting Hunger program and actively promoting waste reduction through its Environmental Sustainability initiatives. HUNGRY’s notable investors include Jay-Z’s Marcy Venture Partners, Kevin Hart, Usher, Ndamukong Suh, and celebrity chefs Tom Colicchio and Ming Tsai. In addition to Washington, HUNGRY has operations in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Nashville, New York, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and San Jose. For more information, visit tryhungry.com.
About the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™
Now in its 28th year, the Deloitte 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 2018 to 2021.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 $50,000, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.