The UK Fast 50 is one of the UK's foremost technology awards programmes. Now in its twenty-seventh successful year, it is an acknowledgement of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the UK. The ranking is based on revenue growth over the last four years.

Launched in 1998, the UK Fast 50 awards are all about growth driven by leading intellectual property and are a celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Take a deeper look into the Fast 50’s ability to make and execute quick decisions and how this has helped them position themselves for success.

Previous winners have come from across the UK, are both large and small, and include some of the most dynamic players in all areas of technology – from IoT to BioTech, digital media technology to life sciences, FinTech to software, and clean energy to telecommunications.


The UK Technology Fast 50 programme has four categories: The UK Technology Fast 50, Fast 50 Women in Leadership, Regional Winners, and Rising Stars. More information on each of these can be found on the FAQs page.

EMEA Technology Fast 500 ranking

Supported by the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 initiative, this objective industry ranking programme recognises the top 500 fastest-growing technology companies in EMEA.

All businesses who submit a nomination for the UK Technology Fast 50 will be automatically submitted for the EMEA Technology Fast 500. Find out more about the EMEA Technology Fast 50 programmes.