Entries are open for the 2017 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 awards. The awards rank and recognise the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the UK, based on the last four years of revenue growth.
- Awards recognise and rank the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the UK
- Last year’s winner Brainlabs topped the 2016 list with an average four-year revenue growth rate of 8,255%
- The average four-year growth rate recorded for the Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 companies was 1,240% in the year 2015/16
- Last year’s Fast 50 companies generated £884m of combined revenue in 2015/2016 and employed more than 7,100 people.
Since 1998 the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards have been recognising and ranking the fastest-growing technology companies in the UK. The awards showcase the UK’s dynamic technology ecosystem and some of the most exciting high tech companies out there. Supporting Deloitte’s initiative for the UK’s fastest growing companies are the award sponsors Oracle NetSuite and Silicon Valley Bank. Click here to read more and apply.
In 2016, the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the UK generated £884 million in total annual revenues, employed more than 7,100 people and recorded an average four-year growth rate of 1,240% in the 2015/16 financial year.
David Cobb, lead partner for the Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 programme, comments: “The UK technology start-up scene is truly fascinating. For the last two decades the UK Technology Fast 50 Awards have celebrated hundreds of aspirational companies from across the technology landscape. This programme is a perfect crystal-ball that offers a glimpse into what the future tech scene will look like in the UK.
“The class of 2017 will follow in the footsteps of last year’s winners, Brainlabs, and other illustrious alumni including the likes of WorldRemit, notonthehighstreet.com, Skyscanner and Just Eat. I would encourage technology start-ups to apply for what is an excellent opportunity for businesses to showcase their achievements." Read a full Q&A with David here.
For full details and the entry form please visit: www.fast50.co.uk.
Read the 2016 UK Fast 50 report: UK Tech’s got Talent.
Nominations close on Friday 08 September and the results are out on Friday 17 November.
Last year’s winner: Brainlabs
With a staggering four-year revenue growth rate of 8,255%, London-based Brainlabs, the performance marketing agency, was named the overall winner of the 2016 UK Technology Fast 50 competition. Since being founded in 2012, Brainlabs has blended automation, data analytics and innovative strategy to supercharge their clients’ online advertising offering.
Daniel Gilbert, CEO and founder of Brainlabs, commented on last year’s award win: "Coming top of last year’s Fast 50 awards was a fantastic achievement for our hard-working team. The significance hasn’t been lost on us; since then we have carried this momentum on to become bigger and, more importantly, better than ever before."
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