The Financial Times Names ATLAS #133 of The Americas’ Fastest-Growing Companies 2022

Traverse City, Michigan — May 10, 2022 — ATLAS Space Operations has been recognized in The Financial Times list of The Americas’ Fastest-Growing Companies 2022. This prestigious award is in recognition to companies in the Americas that have experienced the fastest growth between 2017 and 2022.

ATLAS is honored to be ranked #133 of the top 500 companies in North and South America with the strongest revenue growth by percentage between 2017 and 2020. “I am incredibly proud of the ATLAS team for being highlighted by The Financial Times,” said Mike Carey, CSO & Co-Founder of ATLAS Space Operations. “This acknowledgement is a result of the hard work and passion our team showcases day in and day out. Our goal is to make communication in the space industry simple and effective for our clients. ATLAS being ranked #1 in our industry category, and #133 overall, is a testament to that work.”

The 2022 list showcases companies with impressive growth rates across all industries throughout the Americas. ATLAS Space Operations achieved a compound annual growth rate of 87.5% and an absolute growth rate of 559.5%. ATLAS was ranked #1 in the Aerospace & Defense industry on this year’s list – followed by Setna iO and ICESS.

Read the full FT The America’ Fastest-Growing Companies report and rankings.

About FT Americas’ Fastest Rankings

The Financial Times list ranks companies all over the Americas based on their compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2017 and 2020. Private companies that made it into this list have shown an incredible growth rate in this study.

According to FT, the ranking does not indicate the size of countries’ economies but rather their “ability to innovate and the willingness of their high-growth companies to be candid with financial information.”

The inclusion in The Americas’ Fastest-Growing Companies goes beyond the specific industry and country—the recognition gains attention for businesses, allowing them to connect with potential partners, customers, and investors worldwide.

About The Financial Times

The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading news organizations, highly regarded for its honesty, accuracy, and authority. FT provides important news updates, valuable information, and multiple services to the business community. Its prestigious Fastest 500 list was compiled with the help of the research company Statista and analyzes growth data of companies all over the Americas.

About ATLAS Space Operations

ATLAS Space Operations is the fastest-growing teleport operator in the world according to the World Teleport Association’s Fast 10, and was recognized as the 15th fastest-growing software company in the Inc. 5000, placing 102 overall. The company conducts secure and efficient space communications that drive critical decisions on Earth, all supported by Freedom™, ATLAS’ cloud-based platform. Employing a revolutionary approach that is fluid and quick to adapt to industry changes, ATLAS brings data down from space faster and more affordably than ever before. For more information visit

Contact Information:
Dan Carey
Marketing Director, ATLAS Space Operations
+1 (231) 598-6814 ext 105

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