Bucharest, 11 December 2017 – Trencadis, Tremend, APSISWARE and Qualitance represent Romania in this year’s Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ rankings for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Now in its 17th year, the list is compiled by Deloitte Global’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) industry group.
The four Romanian companies are part of the 62 Central European group of companies that have made it to the ranking.
Systems integrator Trencadis of Baia Mare ranked 176th with a 710% growth. The next ranked was Bucharest-based Tremend, who came 371st with a growth of 324%, followed by APSISWARE, place 467 after a growth of 241% and Qualitance, position 493 with a growth of 226%. Both Trencadis and Tremend were also included in this year’s CEE ranking Fast 50.
“I would like to congratulate the Romanian winners of the competition and we are looking to see their continued successes in the years to come,” said Alina Mirea, Partner Deloitte Romania and local coordinator of the program. “Being part of the Fast 500 ranking is a testimony that Romanian companies are highly competitive internationally. Through this initiative Deloitte is at the heart of the most dynamic industry and thus walks hands in hand with the future.”
Deliveroo, a UK company, was the number-one ranked company on the 2017 EMEA Technology Fast 500 list, with an exceptional increase of 107,117%. Deliveroo grants consumers the ability to order food from local restaurants, both private and chain, who otherwise may not offer delivery.
Overall, this year’s Technology Fast 500 list for the region features winners from 18 countries, with an average growth rate of 1,377%, up from 967% in 2016. Growth for individual companies on the list ranged from 220% to 107,117%.
Most companies in the ranking came from software, media, hardware and communication.
The 2017 Deloitte Global Technology Fast 500 EMEA top 10
|1||United Kingdom||Deliveroo (Roofoods Limited)||107117%||Software|
|3||Iceland||Guide to Iceland||30314%||Software|
|5||United Kingdom||Bloom & Wild||13818%||Software|
|7||Czech Republic (Central Europe)||Kiwi.com s.r.o.||7165%||Software|
|8||Lithuania (Central Europe)||Deeper, UAB||7048%||Hardware|
|9||Czech Republic (Central Europe)||Prusa Research s.r.o.||6910%||Hardware|
|10||Sweden||Fingerprint Cards AB||6858%||Software|
France had the most winners in the Technology Fast 500 for EMEA for a seventh consecutive year — though narrowly surpassing the UK in second. The other top represented regions and countries included Central Europe, the Netherlands and Sweden.
|Country||Number of ranked companies|
The companies with the highest cumulative growth percentages in this year’s rankings were in media, communication and software.
|Sector||Number of ranked companies||Average growth per sector|
About Deloitte Global’s 2017 Technology Fast 500 EMEA program
Deloitte Global’s Technology Fast 500™ EMEA program is an objective industry ranking focused on the technology ecosystem. It recognizes technology companies that have achieved the fastest rates of revenue growth in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) during the past four years. The program is supported by Deloitte Global’s Technology Fast 50 initiatives, which rank high-growth technology companies by location or specifically defined geographic area, and are run by Deloitte Global’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) industry group. More information on the program is available at https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/ro/Documents/Fast%20500_071217.pdf.
Now in its seventeenth year, the Technology Fast 500 program in EMEA included over 18 countries. This year’s winners were selected based on percentage fiscal-year revenue growth from 2013 to 2016.