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Deloitte Technology Fast 50 FAQs

What is the Deloitte Technology Fast 50?
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 is a program that ranks the 50 fastest growing technology companies, public or private, based on percentage revenue growth over five years and includes all related industry sectors - life sciences, computers & peripherals, internet, software, communications, semiconductors and components & electronics.

How long has the program been in existence?
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 is a global program that began in the United States in 1995. The program was successfully launched in Israel in 2000 and now also runs In 15 US regions, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Russia, Sweden, Netherlands, Turkey, UK (6 regions), Central Europe (Czech, Hungary, Latvia, Slovakia Poland and Romania), Australia, Hong Kong - China, India, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Israel.

How does the program determine winners?
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 winners are ranked based on percentage revenue growth for five years. The 2008 program will rank companies based on percentage revenue growth from 2003 to 2007.

How do companies qualify?
To be eligible for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, your company must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a technology company defined as follows:
  • Must own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues.
  • Devotes a significant proportion of revenues to research and development of technology (using other companies' technology in a unique way does not qualify).

    2.   Revenues for 2003 must be at least $57,000 USD and revenues for 2007 must be at least $1.1 Million USD.

    3.   Be in business a minimum of five years.

    4.   Be headquartered within Israel.

Does a company have to be publicly listed?
No, the program includes both private and public companies.

How do companies nominate?
Companies can nominate for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award by completing our online nomination form.

What information is required to nominate?
To nominate, you must provide the following information:

  1. Company details in both Hebrew and English
  2. Brief description of company and proprietary technology (maximum of 300 words)
  3. Company logo in JPG format
  4. Color portrait of CEO in JPG format

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