Barcelona, March 13th, 2018 – For the fourth consecutive year, Scytl announces its placing in the 2018 Tech Tour Growth 50, a group of Europe’s most promising tech scale-up companies with “unicorn” potential; shining a light on Europe´s fastest growth equity backed tech businesses.
The Tech Tour Growth 50 is the result of an annual research project, run by Tech Tour, a platform that facilitates high-tech growth companies develop strategic relations with investors. This year, Tech Tour researched and evaluated, with a selection committee of international investors, over 280 European private tech companies at a sub-one billion US dollar valuation.
The selection committee of the top 50 companies, composed of international venture capital firms, advisers and experts who judged the companies, made its decision by taking into account prospective companies’ achievement, impact and momentum.
“It is an honour to be recognized as a visionary and driver of the technology that has the potential of positively impacting the lives of citizens worldwide. The elections and governance industry is in the midst of a revolutionary and much needed evolution. Scytl is the force behind the game changing technology that is helping governments across the globe leverage innovation for improved democracy, citizen empowerment and public transparency,” said Pere Valles, Scytl’s Chairman.
“We are delighted to recognize Scytl in The Tech Tour Growth 50 for 2018. When we launched the Tech Tour Growth 50 in 2015 only 127 companies qualified for selection, this year we had 284. Each year our work is becoming more difficult: there are now so many great European companies. This makes Scytl inclusion in the Tech Tour Growth 50 a real mark of success”, commented William Stevens, Managing Director of Tech Tour.
The CEOs of the companies will gather at the annual Tech Tour Growth Forum in Geneva from March 22nd – 23rd where two companies will be announced as the 2018 Tech Tour Growth Award and Tech Tour Innovation Award winner.
Scytl Media Contact
Gwendoline Savoy, Director of Marketing, firstname.lastname@example.org, +34 934 230 324
Tech Tour Contact
Scytl is the global leader in secure online voting and election modernization solutions. Scytl’s technology is protected by over 40 international patents built up over 20 years of research. Scytl’s election solutions have been successfully used in 47 countries across the globe, including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Brazil, South Africa, India and Australia. Scytl, headquartered in Barcelona, is backed by leading international VC investors such as Vulcan Capital, Balderton Capital, and Nauta Capital. For more information, visit www.scytl.com.
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