Technology Fast 50 Central Europe 2018

Technology Fast 50 Central Europe

Technology Fast 50 is a programme that recognises and profiles the fastest growing public or private technology companies in Central Europe.

Technology Fast 50 Central Europe 2017

The application period is closed.

We are currently verifying submissions and compiling the ranking.
Watch this space for the announcement of results on October 11th, 2018.

  • Why apply?

  • Who can apply?

Recognition as a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 winner provides increased, national visibility, brand recognition, and growth
opportunities for your company. We understand that it takes passion, dedication, and innovation to join
this elite group of the fastest-growing technology companies, and being recognized as
a Technology Fast 50 winner helps propel your company even further.

Enhanced credibility and brand awareness in the eyes of potential business partners, investors, clients and employees

Instant nomination for the Deloitte Fast 500 EMEA where you get the chance to gain broader audience outside Central Europe

Valuable networking opportunities with other high performing technology companies and industry experts

Chance to win the Most Disruptive Innovation award in Central Europe

Positive exposure and recognition from media and industry groups

Companies eligible for the Programme are active in the following industry segments:

  • Communications
    See sub-categories
  • Environmental Technology
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  • Hardware
    See sub-categories
  • Media & Entertainment
    See sub-categories
  • Fintech
    See sub-categories
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
    See sub-categories
  • Software
    See sub-categories


  • Equipment manufacturer
  • Satellite telecommunications service
  • Service provider
  • Wireless service provider
  • Other

Environmental Technology

  • Clean tech
  • Energy tech
  • Green tech
  • Other


  • Electronic devices / Computers / Peripherals
  • Semiconductors / Components
  • Internet of things
  • Other

Media & Entertainment

  • Adtech
  • Digital commerce
  • Gaming
  • Over the top service
  • Social media
  • Other


  • Asset management
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Consumer credit / Lending
  • Digital banking
  • Insurtech
  • Money transfer
  • Payments
  • Regtech
  • Other

Healthcare & Life Sciences

  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Devices
  • Medtech
  • Other


  • App development / Mobile
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Blockchain
  • Consumer software
  • Data analytics
  • Enterprise software
  • Food Tech
  • Health Tech
  • HR training
  • Logistics
  • Real estate
  • SaaS / Cloud
  • Security
  • Smart city / Mobility / Transport
  • Social Enterprise / Not for profit / Charity
  • Tourism / Travel / Lodging
  • Other

Technology Fast 50 Programme categories

Fast 50

The Fast 50 is the main category of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe. It recognizes and profiles the 50 fastest-growing companies in the region based on the revenue growth over four years (2014-2017).

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Rising Stars

The Rising Stars is a special category which recognizes high-growth companies who are too young to be listed in the Fast 50 main ranking but are already growing rapidly.

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Big 5

The Big 5 is a special category which recognizes those technology companies which are too big to compete in growth rates with smaller companies participating in the main Fast 50 ranking but are still growing at a rapid pace for their size.

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Most Disruptive Innovation

The award for the Most Disruptive Innovation was introduced by Deloitte Central Europe in 2016. It recognizes a Central European company that develops a unique and innovative product or provides services that have a revolutionary impact on the market.

Social Impact

The newest addition to the Programme is a special award for Social Impact. It recognizes a company which successfully links great digital products/services with a positive impact on society and/or the environment.

Key dates

  • 1

    May 14th, 2018 through
    July 31st, 2018

  • 2

    August 1st, 2018 through
    September 31st, 2018

  • 3

    October 11th, 2018

Application period

If your company fulfills the entry criteria and you would like to participate in the Technology Fast 50 Central Europe Programme, please submit your application via our online form.

Verification period

We are verifying submissions and compiling the ranking. We will be in touch with all applicants.

Results announced

Stay tuned for publication of the official results for 2018.

Previous edition


countries represented
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largest growth

First place in the 2017 ranking went to the Czech search engine -, whose impressive growth rate of 7165% eclipsed 1534% it recorded in 2016 in the Rising Stars category.

Deeper (winner in the Rising Stars category in 2016) - a Lithuanian company that designs, develops and produces smart electronic devices for sports and outdoor activities - took second place, with a growth rate of 7048%.

Third place in the ranking was awarded to the Czech 3D printing company Prusa Research, with its four-year growth rate of 6910%.

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in Central Europe, please feel free
to reach out to us.


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