Call for Entries for 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Competition in Central Europe
Bratislava, 22 May 2013 — Today Deloitte opens registration for the 2013 edition of the Technology Fast 50, an annual ranking of the fastest-growing technology companies in Central Europe. This is the 14th consecutive year that Deloitte have run this programme in the countries of Central Europe (consisting of Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia).
Online registration and eligibility criteria can be found on the regional Technology Fast 50 website at
The Central Europe Technology Fast 50 ranks the fastest-growing technology companies based on their revenue growth over a five-year period. For the 2013 ranking, revenues from 2008 to 2012 will be analysed. The competition is divided into three categories Fast 50,
Rising Stars and Big 5 category.
Romanian Internet airline ticket retailer Vola.ro has placed first in Deloitte's 2012 Central Europe Technology Fast 50 for the second year in a row with a revenue growth rate of 17,323% over the past five years. This was the second-highest growth rate in the history of the Central European programme, and the fastest five-year growth observed since 2005.
Last year's Rising Stars were topped by Polish software company Netwise S.A. with a three-year revenue growth rate of 643%.
In the Big 5 category, Internet Shop s.r.o., the Czech Internet perfume retailer and 2011's third-fastest growing company, was the fastest-growing company with 2011 revenues of over €25 million, and managed to remain in the Fast 50 main category in the seventh position.
Technology Fast 50 winners in 2012 posted average revenue growth of 1026%, a decrease on the 1068% average growth in 2011.
Online registration and eligibility criteria can be found on the regional Technology Fast 50 website at www.deloitte.com/fast50ce. Eligible registrants will be entered automatically into the Europe-wide competition known as the Deloitte EMEA Technology Fast 500.
Registration for this year’s ranking will close on 15 July 2013. The ranking will be announced in October 2013.
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