Ezetop charges to number one in Deloitte Technology Fast 50

Ezetop, (www.ezetop.com) the company which enables people living or working abroad to instantly top up mobile phones of friends and family back home, has achieved top spot in this year’s Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards.

The company, whose services are available from more than 350,000 retail stores in 16 countries, as well as online and on mobile phones, achieved an aggregate growth rate of 6986% over the last five years. The company is a first time entrant to the Fast 50 awards.

The average growth rate of the Fast 50 companies named in this year’s ranking is 556%. Second place on this year’s ranking was taken by Compliance and Risks (www.complianceandrisks.com), another first time entrant to the awards programme. The company, which provides innovative online tools that deliver the most timely and accurate global regulatory intelligence, achieved this spot with a growth rate of 2886%.

The 2010 winner, Software Asset Management Ireland (www.sami.ie), a leading supplier of software and information technology solutions to the education and voluntary sector, continues to perform strongly in the ranking, taking third place with an average growth rate of 2428%. The highest ranked company from Northern Ireland was Rehabstudio Ltd in fifth place. The company demonstrated a growth rate of 1187% over the last five years.

The Fast 50 programme, now in its thirteenth year in Ireland, ranks the fastest growing technology companies in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The Technology Fast 50 awards are an opportunity for businesses to gain recognition for their successes and achievements.