New York, NY (Jan 3, 2017) — New York SmartCEO is pleased to announce the 2017 Future 50 Award winners. The program recognizes the region’s 50 fastest-growing mid-sized companies, 6 Blue Chip companies and 4 Emerging Growth companies. These companies have demonstrated significant growth based on a combined three-year average of revenue and employee growth. The 2017 Future 50 winners collectively generate more than $3.51 billion in annual revenue and employ 11,075 individuals in New York. This impressive group will be recognized in SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards ceremony on March 16, 2017 at 180 Maiden Lane.
“Ask any CEO and they’ll tell you that leading a fast-growing company is one of the most exhilarating and challenging endeavors an entrepreneur can experience. From growing a startup to scaling an established organization, this year’s Future 50 winners have executed their growth strategies year after year. More impressively, they have created job opportunities and fueled economic prosperity in our region,” says Jaime Nespor-Zawmon, President of SmartCEO. “These passionate and driven entrepreneurs embody the true definition of leadership. We honor them for their unwavering commitment to building their businesses, shaping our communities and making our region a better place to work and live.”
More than 500 local business executives and guests are expected to attend this year’s awards gala at 180 Maiden Lane to celebrate the winners and their achievements. The event will kick off with a cocktail reception and high-energy networking followed by a video-packed awards ceremony and dinner. The evening and celebration will culminate with dessert and additional networking.
RiskVal is a fast growing financial engineering company founded in 2001 by Jordan Hu, who brought together talents from Wall Street and academia. The RiskVal team has successfully integrated its members’ experiences and expertise to design the RiskVal Financial System for pricing, portfolio management, and risk management. The RiskVal System covers fixed-income, credit derivative, equity, foreign exchange, and derivatives securities. In addition, RiskVal provides consulting services in risk management, trading strategies, and financial engineering.
The Future 50 Awards program is the largest and most anticipated SmartCEO awards program of the year. This program recognizes 50 of the region’s fastest growing, mid-sized companies. Winners in large “Blue Chip” and small “Emerging Growth” categories will also be announced. These companies represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success. The winners, chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth, are listed alphabetically, not ranked. Winners are profiled in SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at a business cocktail awards gala.
SmartCEO’s mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award-winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO’s integrated media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Long Island, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, metropolitan areas.