Congratulations to the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe Programme winners!
Record growth of technology companies in the history of the ranking
The 2022 Deloitte CE Technology Fast 50 broke records reaching incredible growth:
- The average four-year growth of Central Europe’s Fast 50 technology companies is 2351%
- Winner takes the ranking for the second time with 25255% growth between 2018 and 2021
- Google Cloud as an official Regional Technology Partner is putting in the spotlight technological companies, through a special CE Tech Rocketship! category
- The main Fast 50 category includes companies from nine CE countries and six industry sectors
- Czech FTMO wins the main Fast 50 category for a second year in a row
- Companies to Watch category winner achieves incredible growth of 100 314%!
With 400 applications from 16 countries, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe ranking recognizes the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the region based on percentage revenue growth. 2022 marks the 23rd year of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranking in CE. This time, the Programme recognizes fast-growing technology companies in the following categories:
- Fast 50
- Companies to Watch
- Impact Stars
- CE Tech Rocketship!
Advancing technology continues to be an essential and powerful driver of success for companies, markets, industries and economies. We’re delighted to be creating a showcase for much of our region’s most shining talent, bringing together the stories of so many outstanding young companies to help maximise their shared positive impact.
Jiří Sauer, Partner, Regional Technology Fast 50 CE Programme Leader
The uncertain market and geopolitical situation, the skyrocketing inflation clearly show that the development of technology is a strong ground and driving force for business in our region.
Poland leads the Fast 50 ranking with 17 companies in main category, followed by the Czech Republic (13) and Croatia (8). In the main Fast50 ranking category, there are also representation from Slovakia (4), Hungary (3), Bulgaria (2) and one winner each from Lithuania, Romania and Serbia.
The ranking is dominated by companies from the software industry (33), and further industries are Fintech (6), Hardware (5), Media & entertainment (4), Healthcare & Life sciences (2). In the top 10 of the main category, we have 4 companies representing Fintech, 4 – Software, 1 – Healthcare & Life Sciences, 1 – Hardware.
Fast 50 – main category
FTMO Fintech, Czech Republic
25 255 % growth
FTMO has developed and runs a unique educational platform for traders in the financial markets, educating them about proper risk-management techniques and motivating them to be disciplined in their operations. Having effectively invented the sector in 2015, today FTMO has around 60 competitors and remains the undisputed market leader. It aims to broaden its offer by creating a sizeable technological holding and enabling clients to invest in multiple assets.
Companies to Watch category
DIANA Biotechnologies, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Czech Republic
Company description: DIANA (DNA-linked Inhibitor ANtibody Assay) is a leading and highly innovative Czech biotech company that develops products based on cutting-edge research in molecular diagnostics and drug discovery. During the pandemic, it developed one of the world’s most innovative COVID-19 tests and became the biggest Czech manufacturer of RT-PCR tests. Today, with close to 100 employees, it has the scale and ambition to run ambitious long-term projects.
CE Tech Rocketship! Category
Autenti, Fintech, Poland
Autenti has created and brought to market a solution enabling every entrepreneur to sign legally-binding documents online – securely, in just one click, 24/7, at home, at work or on the go. The platform uniquely combines electronic signature and innovative technology within a legal environment based on European and national regulation. Today, with the company poised to accelerate its international expansion, the Autenti platform has already enabled the e-signature of more than 4.5 million documents.
As part of the Technology Fast 50 Central Europe Programme, a special category – Impact Stars award was introduced in 2020.
The Impact Stars is a special classification of entities which successfully link great products/services with a positive impact on at least one of the following: society, business, innovativeness, environment and diversity. The list of the Impact Stars laureates is available here.