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Limeade

November 14, 2014 13:00 ET

Limeade Ranked #25 Fastest Growing Company in North America and #1 Fastest Growing Company in Washington State on Deloitte's 2014 Technology Fast 500™

Attributes 6813% Growth to High Demand of Employee Engagement Technology Among Fortune 1000 Companies

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwired - November 14, 2014) - Limeade today announced it ranked #25 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Limeade grew 6813% percent since 2009. Limeade was also ranked #1 fastest growing company in Washington State, among regional technology leaders Tableau Software, Amazon, Zillow and others.

Limeade CEO Henry Albrecht attributes the company's revenue growth to a relentless focus on customers, values and teamwork. He said, "Limeade is intentional, purpose-driven, and sustainably innovative in pursuit of building happy, healthy, high-performing workforces. As we continue to grow, we'll remain laser-focused on bringing company cultures to life and inspiring people to be their best."

"The companies ranked on the 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 continue to set the bar for their industry higher each year," said Eric Openshaw, Vice Chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. "There are so many exciting products and smart thought leaders driving this list. We congratulate the Fast 500 companies and look forward to seeing them continue their momentum into 2015."

"For 20 years, the Deloitte Fast 500 rankings have honored the innovation that is part of these companies' DNA," added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging growth company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. "We're glad to be serving these high-growth companies, and helping the technology sector recognize the great strides and transformation these companies are making in their respective areas."

Overall, 2014 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 135 percent to 123,678 percent from 2009 to 2013, with an average growth of 1,640 percent.

Limeade, established in 2006, recently announced $25 million in growth capital from Oak HC/FT, the premier venture growth-equity fund investing in healthcare information & services. The company is the proud winner of multiple culture and innovation awards, including Greatist's 'Healthiest Workplaces,' The Puget Sound Business Journal's 'Best Workplaces' award, Seattle Business Magazine's 'Tech Impact Award' and 'Best Company to Work For - Top 10' and 425 Magazine's 'Best Medium Business'. For more information about the Limeade employee engagement platform contact sales@limeade.com or visit www.limeade.com.

About Deloitte's 2014 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies -- both public and private -- in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2009 to 2013.

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 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years and be headquartered within North America.

About Limeade
Limeade is a technology company that delivers an employee engagement platform to Fortune 1000 companies. We inspire people and companies to improve their health, well-being and performance, bring culture to life and deliver the fresh insights and innovations critical to business success. Headquartered in Bellevue, Wash., Limeade serves over 100 employers and top global brands. Learn more on www.limeade.com, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

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