Process and criteria
Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards 2019
Do you want to participate in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2019 programme? Find out whether your company meets the registration criteria and familiarise yourself with the selection process.
Do you qualify?
The eligibility criteria for entering the Fast 50 awards ensures the programme remains objective and unbiased. In order to be entered into the awards you need to fulfil all of the eligibility criteria set out below:
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Cyber Security Award
Ireland's ongoing transformation to a digital economy means that Cyber security is a key component of a Board's strategy. The increasing usage of new technology demonstrates how companies are adapting to and adopting new ways of doing business. The Cyber security award illustrates the breadth of innovation in Cyber security in Ireland and highlights those companies who are making an impact that matters.
This award is open to companies that meet the following criteria:
- Indigenous Irish companies focused on Cyber security
- In existence for a minimum of 3 years
- Year on year growth rate
- Substantial portion of income devoted to R&D
- NB: Consulting companies, professional services firms and resellers are not eligible to apply.
FinTech award in association with Silicon Valley Bank
For the third year running, Deloitte and Silicon Valley Bank are partnering in the FinTech category in order to attract new entrants in this dynamic, vibrant area. Financial Services is key to Ireland’s future growth and these players are influencing this space with their technology and innovation.
The award will not only raise the profile of winners, it aims to help them scale and evolve by providing support from both Deloitte and Silicon Valley Bank on a global scale. The winner will be brought to Silicon Valley, USA on a trip tailored to suit their growth trajectory where they will meet with key investors, strategic partners and prospects.
To apply for the Silicon Valley Bank FinTech award category, entrants must be in business for a minimum of three years and will be evaluated on criteria outlined in the online application form which can be found here.
Deloitte 2019 Multinational Patron award categories
1. Innovative New Technology Award in association with Google
This award is for the company that has created or introduced a new or innovative product or service to International markets that has helped grow their business over the last four years.
2. Export Award in association with Intel
This award rewards export based companies based on the percentage of exports, their export growth and their approach to exports.
3. Impact Award in association with PayPal
This award is for the company that has made the most significant impact within the current year. Companies will be given an opportunity to demonstrate how they have made an impact through their application.
4. Women in Technology Advocate Award in association with Vodafone
This award will be given to someone who has demonstrated through their actions that they are an advocate for increasing participation by and promotion of women in the technology sector.
5. Disruptive Technology Award in association with Facebook
This award is for the company that has disrupted the market, leading to growth in their business over the last four years.