Rising Star award

Rising Star award

Entries for the 2019 Rising Star award have now closed.

The Rising Star award uncovers businesses that are recognised as early-stage, high-potential, innovative companies.

To enter the Rising Star award, you need to have been registered and running for at least one year – you only need to supply a full set of financial accounts. Yes, it's that easy to enter! 

Find more information, including the entry criteria and judging process


Deloitte Fast 50 index

Deloitte Fast 50 index

Entries for the 2019 Fast 50 index have now closed.

The Deloitte Fast 50 ranks New Zealand’s fastest growing businesses based on revenue percentage growth.

If your business has been in operation for three or more years, has revenue of $500K in FY17, and can supply a full set of financial accounts for FY17, FY18 and FY19 – then this is the index you want to be on!

Find more information, including the entry criteria and judging process

Master of Growth index

Master of Growth index

Entries for the 2019 Master of Growth index have now closed.

The Master of Growth index puts a spotlight on established SMEs with sustained growth. The index is determined by revenue percentage growth, just like the Fast 50 index.

To enter this programme, you need revenue of $5M in FY15 and a full set of verified accounts for both FY15 and FY19.

Find more information, including the entry criteria and judging process


Why enter?

The Deloitte Fast 50 is a fantastic opportunity for your company, giving you and your business:

  • Association with the internationally recognised Fast 50 brand
  • Access to Fast 50 events
  • The chance to cultivate relationships with like-minded business people and industry leaders
  • The opportunity to raise your profile through our media partner, Stuff

Need another reason?

Our Festival of Growth in November is a rare chance for you to take stock of your achievements, think about where you want to go next, and celebrate your success!

Terms and conditions

  1. Your Information

  • You acknowledge and agree that all information provided in the Deloitte Fast 50 Entry Form, or given subsequently as part of the due diligence, interview and judging process (Entry Information) is correct and up to date.
  • The Entry Information includes both financial and non-financial information. Deloitte Limited acknowledges that all details disclosed in the Revenue section of the Entry Form are provided on a confidential basis.  We will only use your financial information, including Revenue information, to determine your percentage revenue growth as part of establishing the Deloitte Fast 50 index.  The financial information will not be disclosed or used by Deloitte except on a confidential basis to representatives of BNZ who need to see the information for interview and judging purposes related to the Deloitte Fast 50 index; and also in an aggregated form along with other entrants to publicise the Deloitte Fast 50 index.
  • Subject to the above, the Entry Information will be held by Deloitte and may be used for marketing and publicity purposes. This information, including but not limited to any Personal information disclosed in the Entry Form, shall be retained in compliance with our Privacy Statement, available on the Deloitte Fast 50 website.
  • Information gathered during the entry process will be used to develop insights and trends into the way fast growing companies operate within the New Zealand business environment. As part of entering the Deloitte Fast 50 programme, you give us permission to email/telephone/connect with you regarding the Deloitte Fast 50.  We may on occasion update you with news/information and other relevant initiatives relating to SMEs.
  1. Judging and post-application period

Deloitte reserves the right to:

  • conduct due diligence in relation to your Entry up to the point the Deloitte Fast 50 Index is announced. In our sole discretion, we reserve the right to disqualify you from entry or placing on the Deloitte Fast 50 Index based on the results any due diligence conducted.
  • amend, vary, extend or discontinue the Deloitte Fast 50 index, including how your participation in the Deloitte Fast 50 index is publicised, at any time and for any reason.

Deloitte’s decisions and the decision of the Judging Panel will be final and no further correspondence will be entered into.

  1. Acknowledgements

By entering the Deloitte Fast 50 programme, you acknowledge and agree that you accept these terms and conditions and:

  • You are providing Deloitte with a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty free and transferable licence to use and reproduce the name of the entrant (including any associated trademark or business name) and any non-financial information, photographs, videos, voice recordings, media coverage or other promotional material relating to the entrant and its directors, shareholders, employees, contractors or consultants participation in the Deloitte Fast 50 programme for marketing purposes. You waive any claims to royalty, right or remuneration for such use (and acknowledge you have the consent of any director, employee, contractor or consultant for this waiver). 
  • Your use and placement of the Deloitte or Deloitte Fast 50 logos on any promotional materials (including any websites) shall be approved by Deloitte prior to the publication of the promotional materials (or website).

Please view our Privacy Statement which covers how we use and manage information collected through our website and marketing programmes.

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