• Award for outstanding growth in the technology industry
• MyHammer achieved 4769 percent sales growth in 5 years
• Also nominated for the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA Award
London/Berlin, 21 October 2010 – MyHammer won first place at the renowned Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards on Thursday, 20th October, in Berlin. The Technology Fast 50 ranking comprises of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Germany. MyHammer was honored for its outstanding sales growth of 4769 percent from 2005 to 2009. Prize winner MyHammer is also nominated for the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA award, which will include the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Markus Berger-de León, CEO of MY-HAMMER AG, is delighted with the award: “In winning this prestigious award we need to recognize and praise for all 60 MyHammer employees. It confirms our belief that trade services on the internet is a growing market. We are planning to keep the MyHammer growth rate steady in the coming years as well as introducing the business model and its success to other countries such as the U.S.”
Dieter Schlereth, Partner and Industry Leader TMT at Deloitte, said: “Our award winners prove that technology companies can establish themselves even during economically difficult times. With the necessary degree of risk taking and entrepreneurial spirit, they have pursued their vision consistently and successfully.”
The Deloitte Fast 50 is one of the most prestigious awards for fast growing companies in the technology industry and has been awarded in the U.S. since 1995. This year saw the competition being held in Germany for the eighth time.
The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA will take place on November 25th 2010 in London.