Urjanet announced today that because of continued revenue growth, driven by an emphasis on innovation, it has been named to the University of Florida’s 2018 Gator100.
Sponsored by the UF Alumni Association, in partnership with the UF Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, the Gator100 recognizes the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or led by UF alumni. Ernst & Young calculated each company’s compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) over the past three years to generate the ranking.
Urjanet was ranked 10th out of 100 nominees with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 73.59%.
“We are delighted to be recognized by the University of Florida as one of the fastest-growing businesses in North America,” said Sanjoy Malik, CEO of Urjanet. “As we continue to grow our business in the U.S. and internationally, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit will be critical to further success in an evolving marketplace.”
“The Gator100 is a campus-wide initiative that recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit entrenched in the university,” said Kent Fuchs, president of the University of Florida. “The Gator100 celebrates the very best of our Gator Entrepreneurs, and Sanjoy and his company project the perfect profile of an innovative company with an entrepreneurial mindset that has shaken up a traditionally stale industry with new ideas and approaches.”
Founded in 2009 by CEO and UF Alum, Sanjoy Malik, and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Urjanet has become an innovative, award-winning business powering energy management, sustainability, identity verification, alternative credit scoring and more. The Urjanet Utility Data Platform delivers a standardized, automated feed of utility bill and interval data from thousands of disparate sources – including more than 5,000 utilities – to software and services providers, Fortune 1,000 companies, government and education.
Malik is a seasoned entrepreneur and experienced executive who has built several successful technology businesses including Cognosos, which provides a LPWA IoT platform, Air2Web, a leader in mobile marketing services, and Synchrologic, a company that created the first enterprise class data synchronization platform for mobile devices.
View the full list of Gator100 honorees at gator100.ufl.edu.