Behaviour Interactive Ranked as one of Canada’s Enterprise Fast 15 and Technology Fast 500 in Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 50™ Awards
Montreal, November 7, 2019 – Behaviour Interactive, one of North America’s largest independent video game developers, today announced that is has been named one of the fastest-growing technology companies in North America by the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program.
Behaviour was ranked in the Deloitte Fast 500 and the Enterprise Fast 15, a new category that requires applicants to meet the same criteria as for Technology Fast 50 nominees except they must have a minimum revenue of $10 million in 2015 and a minimum revenue of $25 million in 2018.
“To be recognized as one of Canada’s Enterprise Fast 15 and North America’s Technology Fast 500 is a remarkable achievement and a fantastic recognition for our team’s hard work given that our success is the result of relentless drive, innovation, and passion at every level,” said Rémi Racine, CEO and Executive Producer of Behaviour Interactive. “Behaviour is seeing exponential growth in both workforce and revenue. We plan to pursue our investments in original games and collaborations with the industry’s biggest names as we expand globally into high-priority markets such as China. This award will only serve to drive us to further consolidate our position as an industry leader.”
The Enterprise Fast 15 leadership category recognizes fastest-growing enterprise-level technology, media, and telecommunications companies by revenue-growth percentage over their last four years of operation.
“We’re proud to recognize Enterprise Fast 15 winners, the program’s newest category. They are amongst the elite of Canada’s technology sector, and showcase a level of achievement that makes industry sit up and take notice,” said Erica Pretorius, Partner and National Leader for the Technology Fast 50™ program at Deloitte Canada. “Their passion, integrity and vision define the unique strengths of Canadian innovation. I’m looking forward to how they will change the business and technology landscape in the future.”
To be eligible for recognition in the elite ranking of the Technology Fast 500 program, companies must be headquartered within North America, have fiscal year 2018 operating revenues of at least $5 million.
About Behaviour Interactive
Founded in 1992, Montreal-based Behaviour Interactive is one of North America’s largest independent game developers with close to 600 employees and over 70 million games sold on every platform. To date, the company’s mobile games have reached more than 200 million players worldwide. In 2019, its most successful IP, the award-winning Dead by DaylightTM, celebrated 12 million players. Behaviour counts amongst its partners some of the world’s most recognized brands such as Sony, Disney, Netflix, Activision, Warner Bros, Ubisoft, Xbox Game Studios, Google, Bombardier, Wargaming, HBO, NetEase, Gaea, La Capitale, and many more. For more information: bhvr.com.
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program is Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features three distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50 Ranking, Enterprise Fast 15 category (recognizes fastest-growing enterprise-level technology, media, and telecommunications companies by revenue-growth percentage over their last four years of operation), and Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50 candidate). Program sponsors include Deloitte, Bank of Montreal, CBRE, First West Capital, Miller Thomson, OMERS Ventures, 3C and Lafond. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
About Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500™
Now in its 25th year, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy tech companies—both public and private—in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2015 to 2018.
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 USD 50,000, and current-year operating revenues of at least USD 5 million. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.
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