Stockholm, Sweden – November 29, 2011 – Hansoft, the leading vendor of tools for project management and defect tracking for Agile and Lean software development, has been awarded the prestigious Gasell of the year 2011 at the awards show in Stockholm Concert Hall today.
The Gasell is a competition in growth and awarded to the fastest growing companies in all Swedish regions by Sweden’s leading financial newspaper Dagens Industri. A Gasell has to have doubled its turnover through organic growth, shown a positive result the last four years, have solid and stable finances among other criteria’s. Hansoft has been awarded the Gasell of the year in Uppsala 2011, meaning it was the fastest growing company in the region.
“It feels great to be acknowledged with such a prestigious award two years in a row. We are expanding in many ways right now, not only geographically with a large growth in China and Japan, but also across a number of new industries in North America and Europe, for example telecom, it, banking, space, aerospace, electronics and defense. 2012 will be a really exciting year with a lot of new things coming up and if things continue to go well I’m pretty confident we will be on the Gasell Award stage for the third time next year,” said Patric Palm, Hansoft CEO.
About Di Gasell
The Gasell is a yearly award to Sweden’s fastest growing companies given out by Sweden’s leading financial newspaper Dagens Industri. This year’s awards show was held in Stockholm’s concert hall on November 28, 2011.
A Gasell has to fulfill the following criteria:
- Have a turnover of 10 million SEK or more
- At least 10 employees
- Published at least four annual reports
- Doubled its revenue over the last four years
- Increased its revenue each year the last four years
- Have shown a positive result over the last four years
- Grown organically, not through acquisitions or fusions
- Have stable and solid finances
Read more about Di Gasell (in Swedish): www.dagensindustri.se/DI-Gasell
Hansoft, winner of the Best Tools Provider-category in last year’s Develop Industry Excellence Awards, is an integrated solution for agile and lean development, collaborative scheduling, real-time reporting, bug tracking / QA, workload coordination, portfolio and document management, used by the most demanding software developers in Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. The tool is fast and easy and builds on principles of team empowerment, increased communication, transparency, and collaboration. Hansoft 6.6 is taking reporting one step further, making it a more collaborative experience. www.hansoft.se