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Nitrobox makes it into the Top 10 at the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award

The Hamburg-based company has been recognized as one of the fastest growing software companies in Germany.

Hamburg, 01 December 2020 | Innovative technologies meet economic success: For the 18th time, Deloitte has presented the Technology Fast 50 Award to the fastest growing companies in the German technology sector. The Nitrobox made it into the top 10 in the evening and was awarded 9th place. The enormous growth of Nitrobox has transformed the company from a successful start-up to a global software provider – on a par with internationally renowned companies.

Due to the pandemic, the award ceremony of the 50 fastest growing companies took place online for the first time. The atmosphere at the virtual presentation of the awards was nevertheless festive and exciting. The nominated companies feverishly awaited their awards together online at the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards. Nitrobox achieved a fantastic ranking with 9th place in the ranking of the fastest growing software companies. The evaluation criterion is the percentage growth in turnover over the last four financial years. Here Nitrobox was able to convince with 1,284.06 percent.

“We are very proud that Nitrobox is one of this year’s prize winners and that it is also among the TOP 10 of the award-winning companies. This ninth-place award not only confirms our fantastic company growth over the past four years, but also the great success of our smart cloud platform, which enables companies to realize sophisticated digital business models in the shortest possible time and automate complex order-to-cash processes,” says Henner Heistermann, founder and CEO of Nitrobox GmbH. “We owe this award in particular to the tireless efforts of the entire Nitrobox team,” Heistermann continues.

With the Technology Fast 50 Award, Deloitte annually honors the fastest growing technology companies in the fields of biotechnology & pharmaceuticals, energy technology, communication, digital content, media & entertainment, hardware, medical devices, software and FinTech.

“With their products and services, the winners of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 show how innovation and entrepreneurial success can be combined,” explains Dr. Andreas Gentner, partner and head of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications EMEA division at Deloitte. “I wish our participants and award winners all the best for their entrepreneurial future. Their success makes us optimistic about Germany as a tech location.

The first Technology Fast 50 competition was held in the USA in 1995. In Germany, Deloitte has been awarding the prize to fast-growing technology companies for eighteen years now.


About Nitrobox

Companies using Nitrobox Software (SaaS) can achieve growth through recurring revenues and benefit from a shorter time-to-market because the pronounced flexibility of processes enables worldwide rollouts within a few weeks. The high scalability of the platform allows the number of micro-transactions to grow rapidly and creates plenty of scope for business development. With teams in Hamburg, Stuttgart and Krakau, Nitrobox serves customers from more than 70 countries worldwide with a team of 40 experts.

About Deloitte

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