Tampa, Fla. (Nov. 9, 2015) Nitro announced today that it was named Technology Company of the Year by the Tampa Bay Technology Forum at the highly anticipated Industry Achievement Awards Gala on November 6. The award “recognizes an established technology company headquartered in the Tampa Bay area that has been in business five or more years, has achieved industry success and made a positive impact on the region.”
This is the 12th year that TBTF has honored the the top technology organizations and individuals in Tampa Bay. Nominees were recognized in 12 categories: Emerging Technology Leader of the Year (30 and under), Emerging Technology Leader of the Year (31-40), Technology Leader of the Year, CIO of the Year, CISO of the Year, Impact Project of the Year, Innovative Project of the Year, Veteran Program of the Year, Student Program of the Year, Excellence in Service, Emerging Technology Company of the Year, and Technology Company of the Year.
This acknowledgment for Nitro comes soon after it joined the elite Inc. 500 list for its three-year growth rate of 1,797 percent, making it the third fastest-growing private company in the Tampa Metro Area.
“We love Tampa, we love what it’s doing, and we are so honored to be recognized as the Technology Company of the Year. We’re proud to be part of the tech community here,” said Nitro’s founder and CEO, Pete Slade, during his acceptance speech.
Special guests at the ceremony included Mayor Bob Buckhorn and Bay News 9 anchor, Rick Elmhorst.
About Nitro Solutions:
Nitro Solutions is a software development company providing businesses with patent-pending tools for streamlining enterprise integration, superior mobile technology and unparalleled consulting expertise. In 2015, Nitro has been named one of the top 100 small businesses in America and received the Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, presented with a Bright House Regional Business Award, and joined the elite Inc. 500 list, securing position #248 for its exceptional growth. Additionally in 2015, Nitro has been named Top Software Developer and Best Place to Work by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.