Posted on 12/13/21 by Cara O'Donnell
Earlier this month, Arlington Economic Development honored the winners of its fastest growing companies competition – known as the Arlington Fast Four. The winners were formally announced and recognized at a small reception on Thursday, December 9 at Ballston Local. County Board Chair Matt de Ferranti presented the award to the four winning companies.
Award nominees were privately held companies that showcased sound revenue growth from 2018-2020. Applicants were required to provide income statements to show proof of growth and revenue. The competition recognized the leading companies within four levels of revenue, spanning from $500,000 to $25 million and above per year.
Congratulations to the 2021 Fast Four winners:
$500k - $1.5M: Eminent Future (Rosslyn) is a digital product and innovation company that focuses on helping organizations and government agencies revamp business processes and technologies. Eminent Future began operations in Crystal City in 2009 and has since expanded and moved to Rosslyn, with a client roster that includes the Department of Defense, Air Force as well as nonprofits such as Global Village. This is the second Fast Four win for Eminent Future.
$1.5M - $5M: GoTab (Ballston) empowers consumers with contactless technology that puts them in control. GoTab operators run lean, profitable hospitality operations like contactless ordering, contactless payment, and a QR-based Point of Sale system. It’s a favorite tool of a number of Arlington restaurants.
$5M - $25M: Quantitative Scientific Solutions (Ballston) is a scientific and technical consulting and data analytics firm that supports Federal, State, local and commercial clients with science and technology needs. Clients include the Office of Naval Research in Ballston, NASA and the U.S. Army to name a few.
$25M and above: Fors Marsh Group (Ballston) combines the power of research and strategy to solve social, commercial, and health-related challenges. In business since 2002, it has applied science and strategy to create positive behavior changes in people and program improvements in government. As a B Corporation, FMG governs from a unique set of values that compound the positive impact achieved for employees, clients, and partners.
These four companies are true representatives of Arlington's resilience, innovation and status as a fast-growing technology hub in the capital region.