BizAway is ranked 1st in the FT1000 for business travel, with a growth rate of 1.398,8% — this is according to the fifth annual ranking by Statista and the Financial Times. The survey identifies the 1000 fastest-growing companies in Europe — there is a wide range of fields, and the technology sector is the most dynamic, with 218 companies in the ranking. This year it was time for Italy to stand out as the most represented country with a total of 269 companies.

BizAway ranked 88th overall, rising from 4 to 38 employees and from €222,000 to € 3,305 million in turnover (+146,1%). For BizAway this is the baptism in the European ranking: “In November we entered the Italian ranking “Leaders of growth 2021” drawn up by Sole24Ore and Statista, which has seen us in 12th place” — commented co-founders Luca Carlucci and Flavio Del Bianco — “And now, we couldn’t be prouder of this further European recognition: we have beaten our direct competitors, winning 1st place in Business Travel.

BizAway’s first place on the FT1000 podium for the business travel sector is indeed a big achievement, which gives us a great boost for the future. Despite the challenges of COVID-19, BizAway acquired 70 new corporate clients in 2020 (out of a total of 600) and, with 15 new hires, its workforce now counts a total of 61 employees. Furthermore, the Spanish fund Mundi Ventures invested a total of €4.5 million through two separate funding rounds.