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Technology Fast 500 EMEA

Thirteen Portuguese companies are among the 500 fastest growing tech companies

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Portugal has thirteen companies in the Technology Fast 500 EMEA Ranking, an annual ranking compiled by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL), which distinguishes the 500 companies in the technology sector in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region with the largest growth rates turnover in the last five years.

 

 

AdClick heads the front for Portuguese companies, positioned in 44th place in the top 50, with a relevant increase of 3,113 per cent, followed by Go4Mobility (115th position in the overall ranking) and CJSuper - Telecommunications Offices and Services (121th place).

 

 

National Ranking

 

Global position

Company

5 year growth

Sector

44

Adclick, Lda

www.adclick.pt

3113%

Media/ Entertainment

115

Go4Mobility, Lda.

www.go4mobility.com

1299%

Software

121

CJSuper - Telecomunicações,
Representações e Serviços Lda.

www.cjs.pt

1207%

Telecommunications/

Networking

145

Gatewit

www.gatewit.com

983%

Software

222

Ubiwhere, Lda.

www.ubiwhere.com

623%

Software

272

E-goi

www.e-goi.com

505%

Internet

283

Edge Innovation

www.edgeinnovation.pt

489%

Software

293

InnoWave Technologies, S.A.

www.innowave-technologies.com

480%

Software

404

GLOBAZ, S.A.

www.globaz.pt

367%

Internet

406

G9SA - Telecomunicações, S.A.

www.g9telecom.pt

366%

Telecommunications /

Networking

416

CMAS- Systems Consultants, Lda

363%

Software

427

Profimetrics Software Solutions, SA

www.profimetrics.com

347%

Software

438

Byside – Made to Work ­ 
Telecomunicações e Serviços 
Informáticos, Lda.

www.byside.com

328%

Telecommunications /

Networking

 

 

Global performance

 

In its 13th edition, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 annual ranking classifies public or private technology companies, media, telecommunications, life sciences and "green technologies" in 24 countries in the EMEA region, based on percentage growth over the past five years . This year, the program received more than 1,000 applications.

 

 

Leading the Fast 500 is France, through the company Ymagis whose impressive growth stood at 59,096%. Digital cinema specialists, this company has been leading a revolution in cinema in Europe, helping its partners make the transition from traditional 35 mm film for more efficient digital solutions.

 

 

Overall, and for the fourth consecutive year, France leads the ranking represented by 86 companies, followed by the UK with 71 companies and the Netherlands with 52 companies.

 

 

This year, the Fast 500 recorded an average revenue growth of around 1403 percent, with a slight decrease compared to 1.549 percent in 2012.

 

 

Top 10 ranked companies

 

France had a strong presence with two companies in this year`s top ten ranking.  Israel also had significant presence with three companies placing in the top ten.

 

 

Position

Company

Country

Five-year revenue growth

Sector

1

Ymagis

www.ymagis.com

France

59096%

Media/

Entertainment

2

MyThings

www.mythings.com

Israel

23205%

Internet

3

Adyen

www.adyen.com

Holland

 

14284%

Software

4

Beepsend

www.beepsend.com

Sweden

12407%

Telecommunications/

Networking

5

Trusteer

www.trusteer.com

Israel

11240%

Software

6

Infectious Media

www.infectiousmedia.com

United Kingdom

9774%

Media/

Entertainment

7

Talentsoft

www.talentsoft.com

France

9457%

Software

8

1001teknooji

www.1001teknoloji.com.tr

Turkey

9444%

Telecommunications/

Networking

9

Vector

www.vector-tr.com

Turkey

9188%

Telecommunications/

Networking

10

MyHeritage

www.myheritage.com

Israel

9041%

Internet

 

 

 

Geographic trends

 

Overall, France remains the most represented country for a fourth consecutive year, followed by the United Kingdom and Netherlands.

 

Top 10 countries

# of 2013 winning submissions

# of 2012 winning submissions

# of 2011 winning submissions

1

France

86

90

93

2

United Kingdom

71

74

86

3

Holland

52

46

53

4

Sweden

50

55

54

5

Norway

41

52

48

6

Turkey

30

29

27

7

Germany

28

24

23

8

Finland

27

27

23

9

Israel

20

14

18

10

Poland

17

21

15

 

 

Sector trends

 

The software sector represents 43 percent of the overall ranking, with 232 companies represented in this year's Fast 500, followed by the Internet sector with 22 percent. Rounding out the sector list was telecommunications / networking (15 percent), semiconductors / components / electronics (7 percent), biotech / pharmaceutical / medical equipment (5 percent), "green technologies" (3 percent), media / entertainment (3 percent) and computers / peripherals (2 percent).

 

The sector winners are:

 

Sector winners 2013

Overall ranking

Country

Company

Five-year revenue growth

Sector

1

France

YMAGIS SA

59096%

Media/Entertainment

2

Israel

MyThings

23205%

Internet

3

Holland

Adyen

14284%

Software

4

Sweden

Beepsend AB

12407%

Telecommunications/Networking

14

Finland

iLOQ Oy

7379%

“Green technologies”

20

Norway

OPTIMARIN AS

5534%

Semiconductors/Components
/Electronics

25

Israel

EndyMed (AppliSonix)

4217%

Biotech/Pharmaceutical
/Medical Equipment

31

Finland

Multi Touch Oy

4024%

Computers/Peripherals

 

 

The full list of ranked companies as well as additional details on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 program can be accessed at www.deloitte.co.uk/fast500emea

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