Redmond, WA – July 23, 2012 – Puget Sound Business Journal announced that Protingent ranked number 17 on the Eastside Fastest-Growing Private Companies list at an awards event at The Golf Club at Newcastle on July 19. The event, which drew nearly 350 people, announced and honored all 50 companies on the list and revealed each company’s ranking. The Eastside Fastest-Growing Private Companies are listed, with select companies profiled, in a special publication of the Business Journal on July 20.
To be eligible, companies must: be privately held and headquartered on the Eastside; have at least $500,000 in net revenue in 2009; show overall growth for FY 2009 through 2011, and agree to have their net operating revenues verified with Puget Sound Business Journal. All 50 Eastside honorees are automatically entered for possible selection into the state-wide 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies competition which is announced in September. The state-wide awards event is on October 11, 2012 at Meydenbauer Center.
Protingent attributes its growth to a continued focus on technology staffing while successfully expanding into new markets. “This has been an exciting year for Protingent,” stated Donn Harvey, founder and President of Protingent. Earning a #17 ranking on this list is icing on the cake.”
The Eastside Fastest-Growing Private Companies program is presented by the Puget Sound Business Journal and sponsored by Wells Fargo and Comcast Business Class.
Protingent is a top provider of highly-skilled engineering and IT talent for technology businesses. Over the past 10 years, more than 300 companies have used Protingent in order to quickly and cost effectively staff technology projects.
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