Voyager Internet, Pie Funds, Mesynthes join Deloitte Fast 50 hall of fame

Voyager Internet, Pie Funds, Mesynthes join Deloitte Fast 50 hall of fame
The “fastest” internet service provider Voyager Internet has been named Auckland and the Upper North Island’s fastest growing technology company, measured by the yardsticks set out by consultancy firm Deloitte Private.

Auckland internet service provider Voyager Internet has been named Auckland and the Upper North Island’s fastest growing technology company, measured by the yardsticks set out by consultancy firm Deloitte Private.

The fastest growing manufacturer for the Upper North island is Mesynthes, a biotech company that makes products that helps heal wounds while the fastest service company is boutique fund management company Pie Funds Management.

My Food Bag won the fastest rising star for the Upper North Island while others in rising star category are Tech5, Rocket Lab and Vmob.

Deloitte announced 2014’s the various regions fastest growing companies across various sectors at a fun night on Wed, using a movie-night theme, complete with giant-sized kettle popcorn for those who made it to the list.

The national category winners will unveiled on Nov 6, the Deloitte Festival of Fast Growth.

In the words of Deloitte Private partner Bill Hale, these companies’ success stories exemplify the great Kiwi number 8 wire mentality. “They live and breathe innovation, challenge the norm and have the determination and drive that’s seen them achieve phenomenal year-on-year growth.”

Check out the star performers 

AUCKLAND and UPPER NORTH ISLAND

  • Fastest growing services business: Pie Funds Management
  • Fastest growing manufacturer: Mesynthes 
  • Fastest growing retail or consumer products business: 2 Cheap Cars
  • Fastest growing technology business: Voyager Internet
  • Fastest growing exporter: The Collective
  • Fastest growing mature business: Metrotile Roofing Systems
  • Rising Star regional winner: My Food Bag
  • Rising Star - one to watch: TECH5 Recruitment
  • Rising Star - one to watch: Rocket Lab
  • Rising Star - one to watch: VMob

CENTRAL NORTH ISLAND

  • Fastest growing services business: Findatruckload
  • Fastest growing manufacturer: Transport & General
  • Fastest growing retail or consumer products business: Mavis and Co
  • Fastest growing technology business: MEA Mobile
  • Fastest growing exporter: Cobra Labs
  • Fastest growing mature business: Transport & Generanl
  • Rising Star regional winner: Good George Brewing

 WELLINGTON AND LOWER NORTH ISLAND

  • Fastest growing services business: Touchcast 
  • Fastest growing manufacturer: Inspired Jewellery 
  • Fastest growing retail or consumer products business: Flight Coffee 
  • Fastest growing technology business: Alphero
  • Fastest growing exporter: Kowtow Clothing
  • Fastest growing mature business: Pic's Peanut Butter
  • Rising Star regional winner: Aura RedEye Security
  • Rising Star - one to watch: HDT
  • Rising Star - one to watch: Volpara Solutions

 CANTERBURY AND UPPER SOUTH ISLAND

  • Fastest growing services business: Chemsafety
  • Fastest growing retail or consumer products business: The Fairlie Bakehouse
  • Fastest growing technology business: Enable Networks 
  • Fastest growing exporter: Trineo
  • Fastest growing mature business: Chemsafety 
  • Rising Star regional winner: The I.T. Team 
  • Rising Star - one to watch: Meta Solutions 

They tell us what roles they would play if they were in Hollywood

OTAGO AND LOWER SOUTH ISLAND

  • Fastest growing services business: Skevington Contracting 
  • Fastest growing manufacturer: Escea 
  • Fastest growing retail or consumer products business: Company of Strangers
  • Fastest growing exporter: Mons Royale 
  • Fastest growing mature business: Pioneer Generation 
  • Rising Star regional winner: Timely 
  • Rising Star - one to watch: Heli Tours 
  • Rising Star - one to watch: Photonic Innovations 
  • Rising Star - one to watch: Bodystance