Deloitte Technology Fast 50

Central Europe

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 in Central Europe is a programme that recognises and profiles fast growing technology companies in the region. The programme, which is now in its 21st year, ranks the 50 fastest growing public or private technology companies.

The application period is now open.

Does your company have what it takes to be ranked among the fastest-growing technology companies? Applications must be completed online and are due August 14, 2020. Don't miss out!

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Why 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.

Who can apply?

The Central Europe Technology Fast 50 ranks the region’s fastest-growing tech companies, based on revenue growth over a four-year period. For the 2020 ranking, revenues from 2016 to 2019 will be analysed. Companies eligible for the Programme are active in the following industry segments: Communications, Environmental Technology, Fintech, Hardware, Healthcare and Life sciences, Media and Entertainment, Software.

Programme categories

Fast 50 - the main category

Companies must meet a number of criteria to be considered eligible for the main CE Fast 50 ranking:

  • Be in business a minimum of 4 years - founded on or prior to December 31, 2015.
  • Own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology, sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues.
  • Have base-year operating revenues of €50,000 in 2016, 2017, 2018 and a current year operating revenue (2019) of at least €100,000.
  • Be headquartered within Central Europe (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Moldova, Albania and Kosovo).

Rising Stars

This Technology Fast 50 Central Europe subcategory recognizes companies that are too young to be listed in Fast 50, but are growing rapidly. Companies must have exceeded €30,000 in each of the past three years (2017 – 2019).


Impact Stars

This category recognizes a company which successfully links great products/services with a positive impact on at least one of the following:
society, business, innovativeness, environment and diversity.

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