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London, 30 November 2012 - Unruly today announced that it ranked Number 14 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2012, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in EMEA. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over five years and Unruly grew 6,695 percent during this period.
Unruly’s CEO, Scott Button, credits the company’s innovation, R&D and agile technology practices with delivering Unruly’s 6,695% revenue growth over the past five years. He said, "Our cutting edge technology platform keeps us at the forefront of the rapidly changing social video advertising landscape.”
He continued: “Unruly’s Media Engagement and Measurement Engine (MEME) enables us to reach a global audience of super sharers in socially-enabled environments across multiple devices. This delivers maximized sharing and advocacy for the growing number of brands that are investing in a medium that that genuinely engages and galvanizes their target audience.”
“Because Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA measures sustained revenue growth over five years, being one of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in EMEA is an impressive achievement,” said David Halstead, Deloitte United Kingdom and partner in charge of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA programme. “Unruly deserves a lot of credit for its remarkable growth.”
This accolade comes hot on the heels of Unruly being named as the winner of the Digital Innovation Prize at the Sunday Times TechTrack 100 Awards. In addition, Unruly was recently ranked second in the UK Deloitte Technology Fast 50, which is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology firms in the UK.
Overall, companies that ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2012 programme had an average growth rate of 1,549% percent.
You can see the full list of winners here.
Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA selection and qualifications
The Technology Fast 500 list is compiled from the Deloitte EMEA Technology Fast 50 programmes, nominations submitted directly to the Technology Fast 500, and public company database research. To qualify for the Technology Fast 500, entrants must have had base-year operating revenues of at least €50,000 and current-year operating revenues of at least €800,000.
Entrants must also be public or private companies headquartered in EMEA and must be a “technology company,” defined as a company that develops or owns proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues; or manufactures a technology-related product; or devotes a high percentage of effort to the research and development of technology. Using other companies' technology in a unique way does not qualify.