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Two Loudoun companies make Deloitte’s ‘Fast 500’ list

Leesburg's PhishMe and Ashburn's Insigma Inc. are two of the 500 fastest-growing tech companies in the U.S., according to Deloitte’s annual ranking of North America’s fastest-growing tech, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy technology companies.

PhishMe, located in The Village at Leesburg, landed the 200th spot. The company operates a phishing threat management system and, according to its website, serves more than a 1,000 customers around the world.

Insigma Inc. came in at 278th. The company on Yukon Drive in Ashburn provides outsourced application design and development.

Taking the highest rank in northern Virginia was Reston-based LookingGlass Cyber Solutions. It was named 105th. The company offers cybersecurity against phishing, malware and cyber attacks for small business, global enterprises and government agencies.

Two other companies based in Reston made the list – Canvas Solutions Inc. and Amyx, Inc.

GTT Communications Inc. in Tyson's Corner was 347th, while LD Topco, Inc. of McClean was given the 427th spot.

“Deloitte’s research provides more confirmation that the Washington area is becoming a top-tier hub for technology and innovation,” Tamika Tremaglio, Deloitte's Greater Washington managing principal, said in a prepared statement. “Technology is a significant factor in the region’s economy, with a strong foundation for more growth.”

Honorees were selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2013 to 2016.

According to Deloitte, the 2017 Technology Fast 500 companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 135 percent to 59,093 percent in from 2013 to 2016, with a median growth rate of 380 percent.

PhishMe grew at a rate of 519 percent, while Insigma grew 328 percent in the selected time frame.

LookingGlass held a growth rate of 1,326 percent.

Taking the top spot in the U.S. was Washington state-based Donuts Inc., a global registry for new domain extensions, extending beyond the traditional dot-com. Donuts Inc. experienced 59,093 percent growth rate from 2013 to 2016.

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