SOURCE: Vendini


November 13, 2014 12:35 ET

Vendini Joins Deloitte's 2014 Technology Fast 500™

Company Ranks in Top 500 Fastest Growing Companies in North America

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 13, 2014) - Today, Vendini, the company that makes the business of live events simple, announced it has been named one of Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. The company has been expanding across all fields of the live event spectrum to become one of the top live event management solutions in the country.

Created on a card table in Tahoe, CA in 2001, Vendini is now being used by thousands of live event venues and festivals across North America. From music venues, to playhouses, to music and arts festivals, Vendini offers its Members a comprehensive suite of tools to help manage their box office ticket sales, marketing, back office logistics, access control, data management, fundraising and much more.

"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."

"It's a tremendous honor to be named on the Deloitte Fast 500 list, and it is a testament to the hard work our team has poured into the company over the years," said CEO and founder Mark Tacchi. "We've been bootstrapped from the beginning and haven't raised a dime in outside capital. Remaining focused on creating easy-to-use solutions has paid off. We're over 100 employees strong in several offices, and cater to any type of live event you can imagine. We're excited to continue growing at a strong clip and expand even further into the live event space."

"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."

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About Vendini

Founded in 2001, Vendini makes the business of live events simple. Offering a full suite for the performing arts, live music, music festival and live event spaces, Vendini is helping thousands of venues increase revenue, collect valuable data and make running an event simple. In a world of endless single-use vendors, Vendini is the first company to offer one comprehensive solution for multiple aspects of live events including ticketing, marketing, fundraising, logistics and more. Vendini is based in San Francisco, CA, with offices in Boston, MA, New York, NY, Knoxville, TN and Vancouver, BC.

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.