Belfast, Northern Ireland 04/01/2021 —AquaQ Analytics today announced that it ranked number 30 in the 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Ireland.
AquaQ’s CSO, James Bradley, credits the quality of the company’s consultants and the focus on innovation within the company as key factors in its recent growth. He said, “We are delighted to have been listed as a Deloitte Fast 50 Company 4 years in a row now. It is a testament to the great work everyone in the company has pitched in over recent years, across all areas of the company. We look forward to continued growth in the company, across both our consultancy offerings and our product output from our AquaQ Innovation Pods.”
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards is one of Ireland’s foremost technology award programmes. It is a ranking of the country’s 50 fastest-growing technology companies based and this year marks 21 years of the programme celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship in Ireland’s indigenous technology sector.
Cumulatively, the 2020 Fast 50 winners generated approximately €3.3 billion in total annual revenues and employed over 4,600 people in 2019. The average revenue of companies featured in the ranking was approximately €90 million, while the average growth rate of the companies over the last four years was over 400%. Compared with last year, there are 13 new companies on the ranking.
Announcing the winners at the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 programme, Peter Allen, Partner, Deloitte (NI) Ltd said: “Congratulations to our 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 companies. These awards are a celebration of entrepreneurial tech businesses across Ireland. The pandemic has presented huge challenges to the way we work and live, and technology has responded to provide innovative solutions. Although the economy has come under severe pressure, this crisis has presented unprecedented opportunities for NI tech businesses to shine.