Nominations are now open entries for the 21st Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 awards. The awards rank and recognise the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the UK, based on the last four years of revenue growth. Nominations close on September 8th.
Last year’s Fast 50 winners generated cumulative revenues of £960 million in 2016/17, and employed more than 9,000 people in the UK, including 1,800 in research and development alone.
Duncan Down, lead partner for the Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 programme is optimistic about this year’s awards: “Without question, the UK technology start-up scene is in rude health.
“These awards have celebrated one thousand aspirational and influential new companies in the past two decades. This year we look forward once again to showcasing the breadth of innovative and talented companies who will participate in the 2018 awards, and wish them all good luck in the competition.”
With a record-breaking four-year revenue growth rate of 107,117%, last year’s winning entrant was online food courier service Deliveroo. In the twenty-year history of the Fast 50 awards, no other company has grown at a faster rate.
Supporting Deloitte’s initiative for the UK’s fastest growing companies are the award sponsors DLA Piper, Oracle NetSuite and Silicon Valley Bank.
Nominate for the Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 at www.fast50.co.uk