Yatta Solutions awarded as "ICT Start-Up of the Year"



Yatta Solutions awarded as "ICT Start-Up of the Year"

Berlin, June 20th, 2011 – „Yatta!“ Federal Minister of Economics and Technology Philipp Rösler awarded the German software and consulting company Yatta Solutions as most successful start-up in information and communication technologies (ICT) of the year. “The winners symbolize the creativity, capability and prospects of young ICT companies in Germany”, said Federal Minister Rösler.

  • 1Awardees with Federal Minister Rösler

Claus Fesel, member of the jury and Director Marketing at DATEV eG, added: „Yatta was chosen by the jury because the company showed the highest degree of technical innovation among the competitors. Moreover, their product [UML Lab – ed. note] addresses a central problem of software engineering and promises substantial economic potential.” This fits the idea behind the company’s name. „Yatta“ is Japanese and means: „We did it!“

„We are thrilled about the award and wish to thank everyone who has helped us to make this success possible – especially our team,” said Johannes Jacop, managing director and co-founder of Yatta Solutions. The company will continue developing leading tools, technologies and techniques for more efficiency in software development and is going to invest the prize money of 25,000 EUR in additional research and development. Federal Minister Rösler is sure that “modern information and communication technologies are central for our business location. They are instrumental in creating innovative products and services in most industries”. Yatta Solutions is surly going to play a role in this part.

Further information:

Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology’s press release (in German)
Hessian Ministry for Science and Arts‘ press release (in German)
Pictures by Wolfgang Borrs

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