Technology Fast 500™ EMEA


Czech producer of 3D printers Prusa Research placed 3rd in the prestigious Deloitte EMEA Fast 500 Ranking

The 2018 overall winner of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award in Central Europe – the Czech producer of 3D printers Prusa Research – has scored high in the Fast 500 category, which recognises the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. With a growth rate of 17,122%, Prusa Research placed third, which is an outstanding achievement. The top ten also features the Czech flight ticket portal, which placed fifth. Other winners include five additional tech companies from the Czech Republic: Pilulka distribuce, Proficio Marketing, ZOOT, Creative Dock and IDEA StatiCa. Congratulations!

The average growth rate of Deloitte EMEA Technology Fast 500 finalists was a respectable 969% in 2018, with the ranking topped by the Swedish firm Strossle International AB achieving a growth rate of 19,900%.

Ranking of firms in the Deloitte EMEA Technology Fast 500 for 2018
Ranking Based on EUR Company Country Growth rate (EUR)
1. Strossle International AB
2. EMFA Yazılım Danışmanlık
Prusa Research s.r.o.
Czech Republic
4. Deliveroo UK 14,474%
5. Czech Republic 14,380%
6. UK 14,289%
7. Teknofix Turkey 10,251%
8. PowerInbox Israel 8,808%
9. Guide to Iceland Iceland 7,484%
10. Readly International AB Sweden 7,300%
59. Pilulka distribuce s.r.o. Czech Republic 1,682%
84. Proficio Marketing s.r.o. Czech Republic
185. ZOOT a.s.
Czech Republic
406. Creative Dock s.r.o. Czech Republic
424. IDEA StatiCa/IDEA RS Czech Republic

Note: In the 2018 ranking, the growth rate for 2014 - 2017 was evaluated.

Download the complete 2018 Technology Fast 500 EMEA ranking

Prusa Research: A firm that doubled its growth rate in two years and achieved worldwide dominance over the 3D printer segment

What is its recipe for success? “It is extremely simple. You only need to take good care of your customers. This is what works best,” explained Josef Průša, founder and CEO of Prusa Research, in receiving the award for the fastest growing tech company in Central Europe in 2018. A year earlier during an awards ceremony of the 2017 EMEA Technology Fast 500 in Paris, he revealed that the firm had never had any investors to boost its rapid growth. The then results were enough for it to place ninth, while this year’s to place third! Learn more about the bronze Fast 500 award winner, the producer of 3D printers Prusa Research.


Technology Fast 50 CE Award Ranking

Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA is a competition that recognises the 500 fastest growing technology firms in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Firms winning the regional rounds – Deloitte Technology Fast 50 for Central Europe in respect of the Czech Republic – are automatically eligible to take part in the Fast 500 EMEA competition. Find out more at

About Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500 EMEA program

Deloitte 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 tech 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

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