LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackLine (Nasdaq: BL) took the No. 323 spot on Deloitte's 2016 Technology Fast 500™ ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America - marking the seventh year in a row the financial controls and automation software company has made the prestigious list. The 2016 rankings are based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2012 to 2015.
"We are pleased to be named to the Fast 500™ list again this year," said Therese Tucker, BlackLine CEO. "We believe this accomplishment is testament to our constant focus on customer satisfaction and the market demand for our cloud -based platform on a global basis from both midsize and large organizations looking to improve their financial controls, accelerate the financial close and automate key Finance & Accounting processes." About Deloitte's 2016 Technology Fast 500™Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies - both public and private - in North America. In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America. About BlackLineBlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions for Finance & Accounting (F&A) that centralize and streamline financial close operations and other key F&A processes for midsize and large organizations. Designed to complement ERP and other financial systems, the BlackLine Finance Controls & Automation Platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management, fueling confidence throughout the entire accounting cycle. BlackLine's mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance & Accounting by centralizing key functions within a single, unified cloud platform. Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities, BlackLine helps companies achieve Modern Finance status, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close. More than 1,500 companies with users in approximately 120 countries around the world trust BlackLine to ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements. BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Financial Corporate Performance Management (FCPM) Solutions and as a pioneer of the Enhanced Financial Controls & Automation (EFCA) software category.