Deadline looms for 2017 Fast 50

Each year we rank the fastest growing small businesses in the government market. But to be considered, you need to apply and the deadline is Friday.

Time is running out to submit your nomination for the 2017 Washington Technology Fast 50.

Each year we rank the fastest growing small businesses in the government market but to be considered you need to apply.

The deadline for submitting your nomination is July 15. This Friday.

Click here to submit your application.

Our annual Fast 50 recognizes the 50 fastest-growing small businesses in the government market according to their compound annual growth rates from 2012 to 2016.

To be considered, your company must be a small business. And you need at least $100,000 in government revenue for 2012.

Government revenue can include subcontracting work and prime contracting work in the federal and state and local markets. Work in the education market qualifies as well.

A key part of your nomination is the submission of your revenue data. We will use this data to calculate the compound annual growth rate. It also is important to note that we will publish this information as part of our special report this summer. Click here to see the 2016 Fast 50.

As part of your nomination, we also are asking for information on your business such as capabilities, major customers and major contracts. This information also will be published as part of our profiles of each Fast 50 companies.

We’ll also do more in-depth profiles of several companies.

The entire Fast 50 package will be published in early September. This will include the rankings, our analysis of the companies and profiles of the companies.

Please don’t hesitate to email me any questions you have at

Good luck.