windeln.de named one of Europe’s top 50 high-growth companies
Munich, 20 March 2015. windeln.de GmbH (the “Company”), one of the leading and fastest growing online retailers for baby and toddler products in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, has been ranked among the “Tech Tour Growth 50” – a list of the fastest growing, high-tech and investor-backed companies in Europe. The list was compiled by Tech Tour, a company bringing together investors and high-tech entrepreneurs mainly through tours and accompanied events.
Konstantin Urban, Managing Director and Co-Founder of windeln.de, said: “We are really pleased that windeln.de has been named as one of Europe’s top 50 high-growth companies. After only four years since inception, this is a great acknowledgment of our work on an international scale and reflects the fantastic performance of our entire team.” Over the past three months, the Tech Tour, in conjunction with Dow Jones Venture Source, Go4Venture Advisers, the International Venture Club and a selection committee of international investors and advisers has researched and evaluated over 350 European high-growth companies along certain valuation and growth criteria, such as sales growth, company valuation, funds raised and annual revenues, to identify the top 50 growth companies in Europe. Almost half of the “Tech Tour Growth 50”-companies are defined as ‘B2C eCommerce’, while most of the remainder represents companies offering business applications or financial technology. A common feature linking all the “Tech Tour Growth 50” is an increasing growth pace through the life of the company. Apart from windeln.de, the list also includes international household names such as Spotify, Shazam and Skyscanner. Further information on The Tech Tour Growth 50 can be found via www.techtourgrowth50.com.
About The Tech Tour
The Tech Tour was founded in Geneva in 1998 in response to the growing interest in emerging technology companies in various European regions. The Tech Tour brings together investors and high-tech entrepreneurs through its highly successful events - Regional Tech Tours that cover multiple cities in a particular European region and 1 day Tech Summits that focus on a particular industry vertical. The Tech Tour focuses on selecting the highest quality companies for its events and as a result selected companies have been very successful in obtaining funding. The Tech Tour over the years has built a very strong and inter-connected community of entrepreneurs, investors, government influencers, industry experts and advisers. This community comes together regularly to network, collaborate and to invest their time and money in furthering the high-tech innovation ecosystem in Europe. www.techtour.com