Process and criteria

Deloitte's 2017 Technology Fast 50

Do you want to participate in Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 50 competition or in the Rising Star category? Find out whether your company meets the registration criteria and familiarise yourself with the selection process.


Fast 50 and Rising Star selection process


To offer more companies the opportunity to gain recognition as a high growth winner, we are extending the Fast 50 competition award categories in 2016. We are now looking for the fastest-growing companies in these sectors:


  • Business applications (CRM, FinTech, health care, supply chain, etc.)
  • Data & information management (analytics, business intelligence, etc.)
  • IT management
  • Security
  • Application integration & middleware
  • Operating systems


  • Semiconductor & other components (processors, memory, transformers, etc.)
  • Computers & peripherals (servers, desktops, printers, 3D printers, etc.)
  • Networking equipment (modems, switches, routers, etc.)
  • Mobile devices (laptops, tablets, smartphones, wearables, etc.)
  • Scientific and technical instruments
  • Drones


  • Mobile
  • Fixed-line
  • Internet and cloud service providers
  • Value added services (VAS)
  • Managed services (outsourcing)


  • Advertising and marketing
  • E-commerce
  • Digital media (TV, video, radio, music, games, social media, mobile apps, etc.)
  • Education and training

Clean Technology

  • Renewables
  • Energy storage
  • Machinery
  • Zero emission vehicles
  • Power network and city solutions
  • Residential and consumer products
  • Engineering, construction and related services

Life Sciences

  • Biotech
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Clinical trials
  • Contract research organisation (CRO)
  • Medical technology (MedTech)

Read more about the competition

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