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This article was published on February 25, 2016

    We want Europe’s fastest growing tech companies

    We want Europe’s fastest growing tech companies
    Vince Dinga
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    Vince Dinga

    Former PR Manager, TNW

    As this year’s TNW Conference Europe draws near, our Tech5 tournament is also back with its latest edition. The online competition, co-hosted by payments technology company Adyen, is once again looking to celebrate Europe’s fastest-growing tech startups.

    Over the past two years, Tech5 has been proven to be a great opportunity for successful European companies who want to get in front of top media and get the chance to share their growth story and achievements.

    Last year, Amsterdam-based social enterprise Fairphone was declared Europe’s fastest-growing startup, joined in the final by PackLink (Spain), Uplike (France), Blacklane (Germany), YPlan (UK), Freespee (Sweden) and Festicket, the wildcard winner.


    Each of the companies were given stage time at TNW Conference Europe, sharing their growth stories with the audience and press.

    Today we’re announcing the start of the application process for all eligible startups from participating countries: The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany, France, and Spain.

    The top five fastest-growing companies from each country will be featured on The Next Web blog and get invited to our conference in May, for a chance to speak on stage in front of 20,000 people.

    So if you’re a fast growing company and want to get stage time in front of a live audience, mingle with the other country winners, world tech leaders, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, then this is a no brainer – apply now!