The final 50 was announced last night at a party in Old Street – the heart of London’s startup scene – hosted by comedian Seann Walsh. The list was compiled by professor Julian Beer, pro-vice chancellor (regional enterprise) at Plymouth University; serial technology entrepreneur Shakil Khan; Anthony Eskinazi, founder and chairman of Parkatmyhouse; Darren Westlake, CEO of CrowdCube; Cate Trotter, founder of Insider Trends; Matthew Rock, former editor of Real Business and Russell Gould, managing director of Everline.
Russell Gould, managing director of Everline, said: “We had hundreds of high-calibre entries to this year’s Future 50, showing that small businesses are continuing to find innovative ways to drive the UK economy. “The UK continues to prove itself as a hub of innovation and we’re really proud to support and celebrate the achievements of these businesses and wish them every success in the future.” The Future 50 list in full: appearhere – a marketplace for landlords to find tenants for commercial property. Asset Match – the first comprehensive electronic platform for trading shares in private companies. Boticca.com – the world’s luxury bazaar of fashion accessories. BuyMyWardrobe – a fashion resale marketplace. Calls in Confidence – disrupting the ‘whistleblowing’ market. Cambridge Intelligence / KeyLines – data visualisation. CoinDesk – the de facto digital currency and index and knowledge hub. CompareTheCoffin.com – changing the way the UK plans and organises funerals, one coffin at a time. Contego Fraud Solutions – real-time due diligence and risk analysis. ECO Plastics – brings disruptive technology and collaborative thinking to the world of waste. EVRYTHNG – makes products smart by connecting them to the web. Funding Options – helps small businesses seek out the best financial solution. Gousto – a unique twist on the takeaway market. Grabble – helps online shoppers keep all their favourite fashion products in one place. Hiring-Hub.com – an online recruitment marketplace. IO Technologies – real-time media buying solution. Jukedeck – the first software that can write decent music on its own. Kabbee – an app that compares local cab firms. Kykloud – SaaS for the construction industry. LawBite – making the law more accessible for small companies. liftshare.com – pioneering car journey sharing service. LOVESPACE – by-the-box storage from your door. Loyalzoo – offers independent retailers a loyalty app to replace loyalty cards. Mainstage Travel – Dragons’ Den-beating festival and clubbing holiday operator. Moni – disrupting the money transfer market. Motoriety UK – the first and only platform for motorists to manage all aspects of car-ownership. Movebubble – the world’s first P2P marketplace for long-term residential property lettings. Paddle – makes eCommerce payments quicker and easier. Parkopedia – an online encyclopedia for parking spaces. Paythru – mobile payment service. PrivateFly – a global booking service for private jet charter. proversity.org – a digital university built by employers. Quill – a content marketing company that specialises in writing for the web. Rainbird – a powerful AI engine platform that enables anyone to capture their knowledge and publish it. Realeyes – changing the way research is done. Reevoo – customer review platform. Revector – aims to disrupt the mis-billing market. Screenburn – a Facebook video-on-demand platform. ServiceTick – collating customer feedback. Sign Solutions – making the web more accessible to the British Sign Language community. Skimlinks – monetisation for online publishers. Tabl – disrupting the hospitality sector with a P2P social dining platform. The Chapar – a premium personal shopping service for men. The Mobile Vet – challenging established chains of vets. The Social Ad group – making social advertising pay. TyresOnTheDrive – a mobile tyre-fitting service. Versarien – disruptive materials. Virtual Huddle – a next-generation collaboration tool. Wazoku – manages and develops ideas through software. Yecco – a secure private network that connects friends, families and professionals.
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