Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies to Work For
Landshut, Germany, October 10, 2022 This year marks HiveMQ’s debut on Otta.com’s Rocket List, an annual ranking of the top fastest-growing tech companies to keep an eye on as a job candidate. Each year, Otta publishes a curated list of the most exciting companies to work for because they are experiencing exceptional growth. The list is designed to be the authority on the best tech companies, getting millions of impressions and press from the likes of the BBC, Wired and Business Insider. The Rocket List outlines information such as funds raised, investors, employee growth, founder profiles and company missions.
Founded in 2012, HiveMQ raised 9.1 M USD in seed funding in May 2021 and 38.9 M USD in Series A funding in May 2022, reaching a total of 47.9 M USD to date. As a result we’ve grown rapidly over the past year, hiring talent worldwide and opening new markets. The company continues to develop, and we expect the hypergrowth phase to continue in 2023.
CEO Christian Götz shared, “This is an exciting time for HiveMQ as a company. We’ve increased headcount tremendously in the past year, and this is just the beginning. Hypergrowth comes with challenges that make each day different, but also tremendous opportunities and learnings for our team.”
Marc Dressel, Global Head of People & Culture added, “I am thrilled that HiveMQ has been selected as one of the top 100 tech startup companies included on Ottas’s Rocket List. This was a great surprise to us, making us all the more excited. Our remote-first approach, which enables us to attract the best talent across countries, aligns with what a modern employer should offer. We want to achieve great things in a unique, agile and flexible work environment.”
HiveMQ helps companies connect devices to the Internet. We make it possible to move data from device to cloud in a secure, reliable and scalable manner. Over 130 customers, including many Fortune 500 companies, rely on our product in production for mission-critical use cases like connected cars, logistics, Industry 4.0 and connected IoT products.