SOURCE: The Neat Company

The Neat Company

October 23, 2009 11:56 ET

The Neat® Company Receives Top Honor as Fastest-Growing Company in Greater Philadelphia

In Addition, Neat Ranked #42 in North America on Deloitte Technology Fast 500 ™

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - October 23, 2009) - The Neat Company, developers of user-friendly scanning software and hardware solutions, has been ranked #1 on the Deloitte Philadelphia Fast 50 ™, which ranks the fifty fastest-growing technology and life sciences companies in Greater Philadelphia. In addition to their placement on the Deloitte Fast 50, earlier this week The Neat Company was listed as #42 in North America on the 2009 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™.

The Neat Company's elite rankings by Deloitte are two of three significant business awards achieved in October, marking the company's noteworthy momentum over the past five years. Earlier this month, The Neat Company was also awarded the #13 spot on the Philly 100, an award sponsored by The Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Business Journal and Wharton, which tracks the fastest-growing, privately held companies in the greater Philadelphia area.


"This recognition is further validation of our role as both a leader and a pioneer in our industry," said Jim Foster, CEO of The Neat Company. "Our success and growth can be attributed to our ability to innovate, using feedback from our customers, to ensure that we're building technology solutions that meet their needs."

"We are honored to be recognized by Deloitte on the national level as the highest-ranked company in Pennsylvania," said Les Spero, Co-Founder and Chairman. "The Neat Company started simply to improve the expense reporting process; we have grown to offer a family of products that transform paper-based information into a dynamic, digital format."

Deloitte Technology Fast 500 ranks the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America, and are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the five year period from 2004-2008.

About The Neat Company

Founded in 2002 as a scanning solution for streamlining the expense reporting system, The Neat Company, formerly known as NeatReceipts, now offers a full range of products and a complete system for managing all the paper clutter in your life.

Much more than just creating digital copies of important papers, The Neat Company's combined software and hardware solutions activate the information trapped on the paper, then literally transform it into something more useful. The Neat Company is a privately-owned company headquartered in Philadelphia. For more information please visit

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Company Highlights

--  October 2009: The Neat Company named # 42 on the Deloitte Technology
    Fast 500 and #13 on the Philly 100 List
--  August 2009: The Neat Company named #169 on Inc. 500 list of fastest-
    growing private companies in the U.S. and #3 in the Philadelphia region
--  July 2009: NeatReceipts named an Ultimate Choice award by Laptop
--  March 2009: NeatDesk named a winner of the Red Dot Product Design
--  November 2008: NeatDesk named a winner of the iF Product Design awards
--  November 2008: NeatDesk named a Design & Innovation award winner by
    the Consumer Electronics Association
--  October 2008: NeatReceipts and NeatDesk named Spark! Award winners
--  October 2008: NeatReceipts named A Rising Star Company for Deloitte
    Fast 50
--  September 2008: NeatReceipts re-launches as The Neat Company and
    introduces an all-new product lineup and debuts NeatWorks 4.0 software
--  October 2007: NeatReceipts named Best Small Company To Work For by
    Philadelphia Magazine
--  October 2007: NeatReceipts named #4 Fastest Growing Company by
    Philadelphia 100
--  June 2007: Les and Rafi Spero named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the
    Year 2007 Award Winner in Greater Philadelphia
--  April 2007: NeatReceipts named NAPO's Organizer's Choice Award for
    Best Technology Product
--  December 2006: Named Startup Company of the Year by Eastern Technology

Contact Information

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