Dark Slope and Lumeto Recognized as the Only Canadian Spatial Technologies-Focused Companies on North America’s Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ and Canada’s Deloitte Technology Fast 50™
TORONTO, Nov. 16th. 2022 —Dark Slope and Lumeto, subsidiaries of Spatial Industries Group Inc., today announced they are ranked #15 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ in Canada and #80 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™in North America.
The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 ranks the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 28th year. Dark Slope and Lumeto are the only Canadian spatial technology-focused companies on the list. The Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ and Deloitte Technology Fast 50™recognize the fastest-growing technology companies with the highest percentage revenue growth from 2018 to 2021.
Dark Slope and Lumeto were founded on a vision rooted in leveraging spatial technologies to create compelling new forms of entertainment and education. Co-Founder and Chair Raja Khanna commented “We are proud to have assembled such an incredible global team of spatial technology experts and creative leaders. Our team has built unique, market-defining technology and content using its expertise in game engines, VR, immersive gaming, TV and virtual production. We are determined to create the next generation of entertainment at Dark Slope, and to revolutionize healthcare education at Lumeto. Neither of which is a small task!”
Dark Slope and Lumeto collaborations have helped to accelerate their growth. Dark Slope continues to develop television and immersive games for distribution through broadcast TV, OTT and location based entertainment channels including NBC Peacock, Wildbrain, Nickelodeon International, TVOntario, Warnersmedia, Dave & Busters and more. Lumeto’s InvolveXR platform is currently being used by several healthcare institutions including hospital systems, nursing schools, medical schools and the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) for Difficult Airway Management training. CHEST also conducted an IRB-approved study to evaluate the efficacy and ease of use of this training across three institutions – Mayo Clinic, NYU and Wake Forest- with significant results in knowledge improvement.
“As the demand for creating previously impossible entertainment and education experiences expands, we are poised for further growth” shared Khanna. “Our investors including MaRS IAF, Slaight Communications, TELUS Ventures, Graphite Ventures, Golden Ventures, Radical Ventures and Globalive Capital Inc., are helping us set the stage to have an even greater impact”
“This year’s Technology Fast 500 list is a true reflection of some of today’s most determined and inspiring pioneers who have prospered by anticipating what’s next, understanding what’s needed to succeed and driving creativity forward,” said Christie Simons, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP and industry leader for technology, media and telecommunications within Deloitte’s audit and assurance practice. “Representing all facets of technology, the winners have shown they not only have the vision but can also expertly manage their companies through rapid growth. We congratulate each winner on their impressive achievements.”
About Dark Slope – a subsidiary of Spatial Industries Group
Dark Slope is an entertainment company with a singular focus to make the impossible – possible. With advanced motion capture, biometric and virtual production technologies, Dark Slope develops genre defining television programs and unforgettable immersive games for clients and partners including Dave & Busters, Hasbro, Epic Games, NBC Peacock, Wildbrain, Nickelodeon International, TVOntario, Warnersmedia, Zero Latency and Hologate. Visit https://darkslope.com/ to learn more.
About Lumeto – a subsidiary of Spatial Industries Group
Lumeto enables effective healthcare training through its flexible and advanced XR simulation and skills assessment platform, Involve XR. The platform enables healthcare institutions looking to deploy data-driven, enterprise-grade, immersive training and assessment across their programs and learner groups. The company currently operates across the health care and safety fields, enhancing learning outcomes tied to individual and team decision-making, problem-solving, de-escalation and complex procedures. Lumeto is on the cutting edge of XR and as a two time EPIC mega grant recipient drives enhanced levels of learner assessment and benchmarking, providing educators and learners the ability to learn in live, synchronous or asynchronous, immersive learning environments independently or as an interprofessional group. Lumeto is based in Toronto, Canada, and employs a global workforce. Visit www.lumeto.com to learn more.
About the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™
Now in its 28th year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech companies — both public and private — in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2018 to 2021.
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 US$50,000, and current-year operating revenues of at least US$5 million. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.
About the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 50™
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program is Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the program recognizes business growth, innovation, and entrepreneurship in four distinct categories: Technology Fast 50 ranking, Enterprise Fast 15, Clean Technology, and Companies-to-Watch. The program also recognizes companies within the North American Technology Fast 500 ranking, identifying thriving technology companies in the United States and Canada. The 2022 program sponsors include Deloitte, RBCx, Osler, EDC, CBRE, Vector Institute, Council of Canadian Innovators (CCI), Clarity Recruitment, Lafond, and TMX. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
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