15th Annual 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned and -Led Companies Announced
2022 marks the 25th anniversary of the Women Presidents Organization and the 15th anniversary of the 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies™ Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking.
This year's 50 Fastest list is led by companies focused on healthcare, government and technology, and for the second year in a row, the top three companies are run by women of color. From January to December of 2021, the 50 Fastest generated a combined $6.8 billion in revenue and collectively employed more than 30,000 people.
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The top three 2022 awardees are:
1. SimpleHealth, Inc.
SimpleHealth, Inc. in New York, NY, a telemedicine platform focused on reproductive health, returns to the 50 Fastest list this year, moving up from the number two spot in 2021. Helmed by CEO Carrie SiuButt, the company—which has one of the most accessible platforms for accessing birth control products online—has more than doubled in size and increased its revenue by 571% over the past two years.
2. Highlight Technologies, Inc.
Newcomer Highlight Technologies, Inc., based in Fairfax, VA, debuts at number two on the list. Highlight, which is led by Founder and CEO Rebecca Andino, has quadrupled their revenues over the past two years by providing critical development and modernization, secure IT and mission solutions to more than a dozen U.S. federal government customers.
Fintech start-up Stax also returns at number three on the list, up three spots from 2021 after a whirlwind year of growth. Stax is an all-in-one platform that helps businesses simplify payments with an innovative, flat-fee, subscription-style approach. Based in Orlando, FL and led by 34-year-old CEO and Founder Suneera Madhani, Stax has grown from one to 180 employees in seven years and recently attained “unicorn” status, announcing a $1 billion valuation after its latest round of investment.
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2022 WOMEN 2 WATCH
The Women 2 Watch of 2022, sponsored by JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking, features the fastest-growing WPO members from around the world who are experiencing significant revenue growth as they reach new levels of success.
We are excited to highlight the impact these diverse and vibrant women-owned and -led companies have on the WPO and the global economy through the jobs they create and communities they serve.
The 2022 list will be announced soon.