PPRO Group listed as one of Europe’s 50 future Unicorns in the Tech Tour Growth 50


Global payment experts, PPRO Group has been included in the 2017 Tech Tour Growth 50, an exciting initiative set to shine a light on the next generation of Europe’s fastest growth equality backed tech businesses.

PPRO Group, the cross-border e-payment specialists, has successfully grown from a start-up to one of the fastest growing leaders in the Fintech industry, by growing revenue ten-fold in the last five years. PPRO Group has been helping to provide innovation in the rapidly evolving global e-payments landscape, securing its place on the list.

The selection committee, composed of 18 international venture capital firms, advisers and experts judged the companies based on their achievement, impact and momentum. The CEOs of the Tech Tour Growth 50 companies will gather at the annual Tech Tour Growth Forum in Geneva from March 30-31, where two companies will be announced as winners of the 2017 Tech Tour Growth Award and Tech Tour Innovation Award.

“The European tech market has become highly competitive in recent years. As a dynamic, agile and rapidly growing Fintech company, PPRO Group has a talented team of payment experts, as well as partnerships with industry leading companies like Vantiv, AliExpress and others which have driven us and enabled the company to be recognised through initiatives such as the Tech Tour Growth 50,”

comments Simon Black, CEO at PPRO Group.

William Stevens, Managing Director, Tech Tour, commented

“The billion dollar ‘unicorn’ successes that grab our attention are just the tip of the iceberg. The Tech Tour Growth 50 puts the next layer of Europe’s high-tech, high-growth businesses in the limelight. These are Europe’s future potential unicorns – the companies with the most promise to have a global impact.”

Tech Tour, a platform that facilitates high-tech growth companies to develop strategic relations with investors, together with Silverpeak Investment Bank and in conjunction with a selection committee of international investors, have researched and evaluated over 275 European private tech companies at a sub-one billion US dollar valuation to identify these future Unicorns.