09 Nov, 2017, 09:24 ET
TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Prodigy Game was recognized for rapid revenue growth, bold innovation and entrepreneurial spirit with a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program award. The Fast 50 program honours 50 Canadian technology companies with the highest revenue-growth percentage over the past four years. Prodigy Game ranked no. 2 with an 18,933 per cent increase in revenue growth from 2013 to 2016.
Founded in 2011 by University of Waterloo classmates and friends Alex Peters and Rohan Mahimker, Prodigy Game takes a unique, game-based approach to teaching math. The game is free, and aligns with the Grade 1-8 curriculum to help ensure students are ready for standardized testing. More than 20 million students, teachers and parents have used the game.
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program winners are companies in the technology sector that have transformed the industry. Prodigy Game's co-founder and co-CEO, Rohan Mahimker, credits the company's revenue growth to delivering questions and problems that adapt to each child's learning style and needs in an engaging game-based learning environment.
"Prodigy Game was developed as an interactive learning tool to relieve math anxiety and help increase math scores across Canada," Mahimker said. "We're honoured and excited that our innovative approach to math education was recognized by the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program."
Located in Burlington, Ontario, Prodigy Game is always looking for new talent to add to its fast-growing team. See job openings at Prodigy Game.
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, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50 candidate) and the Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership and innovation within the industry.) Program sponsors include Deloitte, Aequitas NEO Exchange, Bank of Montreal, Bennett Jones, CBRE, OMERS Ventures and Wellington Financial. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
About Prodigy Game - Loved by more than 20 million students, teachers and parents, Prodigy is an engaging math game and learning platform for students in Grades 1 – 8. Prodigy Game was founded in 2011 by Alex Peters and Rohan Mahimker. The company is located in Burlington, Ontario.
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