Xtremepush attributes its growth to world-class software and a customer-centric approach. 

Dublin, Ireland, December 22nd, 2020 – Xtremepush today announced that it ranked number 9 in the 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Ireland. Rankings are based on average percentage revenue growth over four years.

Xtremepush’s CEO Tommy Kearns credits the capabilities and performance of its platform and the company’s customer-centric approach with the company’s growth over the past four years. He said, “Our world-leading customer engagement, personalisation and data platform is allowing global enterprises to better understand and engage with their online users, both improving the experience and delivering ROI. And in a year where the trends in digital adoption have accelerated, our solution is essential to help drive revenue across all digital channels”

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 on revenue growth over the last four years, 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.

Companies from across three provinces are featured in this year’s awards. 32 companies are Leinster-based, with 11 from Ulster and 8 from Munster*. Overall, 10 counties are represented in the 2020 listing.

Announcing the winners of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 programme, David Shanahan, Partner, Deloitte said: “Every year at the Fast 50 Awards, we celebrate the incredible innovation and entrepreneurship displayed by Irish tech companies and the immense contribution they make to our economy. Irish tech companies have truly outdone themselves this year. It is inspiring to see the countless examples of companies who, over the last year, have demonstrated resilience, innovated, adapted and thrived in the face of uncertainty and new challenges.”

“We’re delighted to be supporting and recognising these companies through the Fast 50 Technology Awards programme.  Over the last 21 years, the Fast 50 has become the benchmark of success for Irish tech companies.”

Cork company Everseen ranked number one this year. Founded in Cork in 2007, the company develops computer vision and artificial intelligence solutions for some of the world’s largest retailers. 

This year’s awards programme included an inaugural Alumni Award category in addition to the overall ranking. The Alumni Award recognises a company that has played a major part in the Fast 50 Programme to date, having ranked in the number one spot for three consecutive years from 2015 to 2017. This year’s Alumni Award winner is Tommy Kelly, CEO of eShopWorld, a global commerce partner to many of the world’s most iconic retail brands that was launched in Dublin in 2010.  

2020 MNC Patron Awards

Emphasising the importance of the relationship between multinationals and indigenous companies, the MNC patron awards recognised the following companies:

  • Innovative New Technology Award in association with Google
    Winner: Everseen
    This award is for the company that has created or introduced a new or innovative product or service to International markets that has helped grow their business over the last four years.
  • Impact Award in association with Facebook
    Winner: SilverCloud Health
    This award is for the company that has made the most significant impact within the current year. 
  • Women in Technology Advocate Award in association with Vodafone
    Winner: Vicki Reynolds, CTO, i3PT certification.
    This award is given to someone who has demonstrated through their actions that they are an advocate for increasing participation by and promotion of women in the technology sector.

Details of the final Technology Fast 50 ranking are available to download at www.fast50.ie.