September 21, 2020
The Houston Business Journal named Softeq Development Corporation one of the fastest-growing private companies in Houston. Softeq achieved an 88.91% revenue increase and ranks number 44 among the 100 honorees. Softeq made the list for the second year in a row.
The Fast 100 list is ranked by companywide revenue growth from 2017 to 2019. The applicants must be for-profit and privately held businesses, with headquarters in the Houston area. All honorees have been operating for at least five fiscal years and have earned a minimum of $1 million in revenue in the last year.
“We are excited to be recognized on the Houston Business Journal’s Fast 100 and admire the magazine’s mission to give insight into the entrepreneurial landscape of the Houston area,” says Christopher A. Howard, Softeq Development Corporation Founder and CEO. “Softeq was established in Houston in 1997 as a one-person business. Today we are an international full-stack, full-cycle development team of more than 300 people. We are capable of engineering end-to-end solutions from scratch, transforming analog businesses to digital, designing technology systems that scale for growth globally, while solving business-specific problems faced by our customers.”
Softeq supports innovative startups by helping them expedite solution delivery and implement revolutionary technologies. The company focuses on the Internet of Things, embedded systems, electronic hardware, mobile applications, desktop applications, cloud backends, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Key industries served by the company include consumer electronics, telecommunications, healthcare, automotive, oil and gas, and industrial automation.
To help Houston enterprises spur innovation and thrive in times of disruption 2.0, Softeq, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Integrated Design and Management (IDM) program, and Boundless Technology, launched the Softeq Innovation Lab. The initiative targets intrapreneurs and preeminent innovators from Houston and beyond. Lab participants gain access to the proper environment to implement transformative technologies at scale and co-create with the world’s preeminent innovators that deliver 20X the returns on innovation investment, and expedite the commercialization of ideas for Houston’s unique mix of enterprise companies.