LAS VEGAS, Nov. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CV Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB:CVSI), preeminent supplier and manufacturer of hemp-derived phytocannabinoids including CBD oil and developer of specialty pharmaceutical therapeutics, announced it has been named on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, an annual ranking of the fastest growing companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech sectors in North America. The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 is based on percentage of revenue growth from fiscal year 2013 to 2016, with CV Sciences growing by 403% during this period.
CV Sciences’ President and CEO, Michael J. Mona, comments, “We are proud to be named among the fastest growing technology companies in North America by Deloitte. This prestigious award reflects CV Sciences’ market leadership and our dedication to developing products that improve health and patient outcomes. We are honored by this recognition and look forward to the Company’s continued growth.”“The Deloitte 2017 North America Technology Fast 500 winners underscore the impact of technological innovation and world class customer service in driving growth, in a fiercely competitive environment,” said Sandra Shirai, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “These companies are on the cutting edge and are transforming the way we do business. We extend our sincere congratulations to all the winners for achieving remarkable growth while delivering new services and experiences for their customers.”“Emerging growth companies are powering innovation in the broader economy. The growth rates delivered by the companies on this year’s North America Technology Fast 500 ranking are a bright spot for the capital markets and a strong indicator that the emerging growth technology sector will continue to deliver a strong return on investment,” said Heather Gates, national managing director of Deloitte & Touche LLP’s emerging growth company practice. “Deloitte is dedicated to supporting the best and brightest companies of the future in the emerging growth company sector. We are proud to acknowledge the significant accomplishments of this year’s Fast 500 winners.”2017 marks CV Sciences’ first year named on the Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ list. Overall, 2017 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 135% to 59,093% from 2013 to 2016, with median growth of 380%.About CV Sciences, Inc.
CV Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB:CVSI) operates two distinct business segments: a drug development division focused on developing and commercializing novel therapeutics utilizing synthetic CBD; and, a consumer product division focused on manufacturing, marketing and selling plant-based CBD products to a range of market sectors. CV Sciences, Inc. has primary offices and facilities in Las Vegas, Nevada and San Diego, California.  Additional information is available from OTCMarkets.com or by visiting www.cvsciences.com.
About Deloitte’s 2017 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. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2013 to 2016.
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