Local Firms Rank In Deloitte Fast 500

Deloitte announced its national Fast 500 winners today, the firm's annual list of fastest growing technology firms in the nation. The highest ranking firm in Southern California was Tustin-based Radient Pharmaceuticals, which was number 12 nationally with 12,669% five year growth. San Diego's Halozyme Therapeutics was number 13 at 10657% growth; Irvine-based Spectrum Pharmaceuticals ranked 23, with 6490% growth; and Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal, was ranked #34, with 4,489% revenue growth over the past five year. Other highly ranking firms were Carlsbad-based Genoptix, with 3,451% growth; Marina del Rey-based Awareness Technologies, ranked #42, with 3,317% growth; San Diego's Entropic Communications, with 3027% growth, and Calabasas-based BlackLine Systems, ranked at #61, 2,063% five year growth. Entropic also had the distinction of being the fastest growing semiconductor company on the national listing, holding the number one position for a firm in its industry.

Other highly ranking firms included Irvine's Composite Technology, ranked at 69 with 1843% growth; Temecula-based Walz Group, ranked at 74, with 1,733% revenue growth; Irvine display maker VIZIO, at 77 with 1640% growth; and Simi Valley-based Volusion, ranked at 87, with 1,305% revenue growth.