13 Mar '07 Awarded growth company of the year
On March 9th the Minister of Industry and Trade Mr. Jón Sigurdsson handed Marorka the price “Vaxtarsprotinn 2007”, a price for the fastest growing high tech startup company in Iceland. The following companies were also acknowledged for growth Gagarín ehf., Stiki ehf. and Stjörnu-Oddi hf. This is the first time the award is handed out on behalf of The Federation of Icelandic Industries, The Icelandic Centre for Research, and Reykjavik University.
Since the establishment of the company in 2002 Marorka has been growing fast. Last year the company grew in turnover 87,5% from the year before. No company in the category in Iceland grew faster last year. “Marorka is worthy of this price since the company is an excellent example of how it is possible to build up a powerful high growth company on knowledge and extensive research and development” says Mr. David Ludviksson head of the selection panel for the Vaxtarsprotinn.