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The 50 most disruptive British businesses in 2016: The Everline Future 50

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The Everline Future 50 2016 is once again bringing together the companies we and our judging panel believe are going to the the disruptive and game-changing businesses of the future. Use the links at the bottom of the page to navigate throughout the rest of the feature and meet some incredible ventures.

Perkbox

Industry/sector:Business services
Date founded: £2014
Founders:Saurav Chopra, Chieu Cao
Location:London

Until recently, only large corporations could afford to pay for employee perks a concept that is quickly changing thanks, in some part, due to Perkbox. As the UKs largest benefits provider for startups and small businesses, the company is helping bosses grow their firms by offering handpicked corporate benefits from trusted brands with offers covering financial and educational products, alongside personal perks including gym membership and exclusive meal deals redeemable at thousands of restaurants nationwide.

Read the full 2016 Everline Future 50 Perkbox profile

Plentific

Industry/sector: Property
Date founded: 2013
Founders: Cem Savas and Emre Kazan
Location: London

Plentific is an online home services marketplace in the UK which helps homebuyers and homeowners hire qualified professionals and tradesmen, from mortgage brokers and conveyancers to builders, electricians and plumbers. In addition to providing high quality customers to its member pros, the company helps businesses enhance an online presence via rich profile pages. Founded by former investment bankers Cem Savas and Emre Kazan in 2013, the startup is one of the most innovative.

Read the full 2016 Everline Future 50 Plentific profile

QStory

Industry/sector:Logistics
Date founded: £2014
Founders:Paddy Coleman
Location:Surrey/South Africa

Started in 2014 by engineer Paddy Coleman, game-changing technology company QStory based in Surrey and South Africa offers clients two innovative products to aid call centre staffing decisions. The firms first service, WhyDetector, provides real-time data analysis of customer service information, viewable by managers on a mobile app. The business second offering, launched in February 2016, complements this by automating human resource allocation and there are a further six new products in the pipeline.

Read the full 2016 Everline Future 50 QStory profile

QuidCycle

Industry/sector:Financial advice
Date founded: £2013
Founders:Frank Mukahanana
Location:Croydon

Pioneering ethical finance company QuidCycle was founded in 2013 by experienced financial advisor Frank Mukahanana to deliver services to a group he identified as an underserved market middle income families. The firm provides advice as well as peer-to-peer (P2P) lending and borrowing products designed to help families move away from debt and into a stronger financial position. Based in Londons Croydon Tech City, this game-changer has won awards for innovativeness and acclaim for its mission.

Read the full 2016 Everline Future 50 QuidCycle profile

Rare Pink

Industry/sector: Jewellery
Date founded: 2013
Founders: Nikolay Piriankov and David Sutton
Location: London

Sensing an opportunity to be grabbed with both hands, Rare Pink was launched to bring a clicks and bricks approach to the process of buying an engagement ring, which can be highly stressful given the financial and emotional expenses involved. The business model combines low prices online with a personalised service that can be experienced in store or workplace visits. The outfit closed 345,000 through equity crowdfunding site Seedrs in September smashing its target of 150,000.

Read the full 2016 Everline Future 50 Rare Pink profile

Revolut

Industry/sector:Payments
Date founded: £2015
Founders:Nikolay Storonsky and Vladyslav Yatsenko
Location:London

Disruptive money app and payment card company Revolut has garnered 65,000 active users in under a year with an app allowing people to spend or transfer money in any currency without incurring commission charges. The companys founders raised 1.5m last year to help fund expansion in 2015, and recently completed a second round of funding. Backed by investors including Seedcamp, the customer base is currently growing at 500 users per day.

Read the full 2016 Everline Future 50 Revolut profile

Rubies in the Rubble

Industry/sector:Food and drink
Date founded: £2012
Founders:Jenny Dawson
Location:London

Jenny Dawson was inspired to start sustainable food business Rubies in the Rubble after a visit to a fruit and vegetable market alerted her to the amount of food thrown away for being the wrong shape or size. The solution she found was to turn this waste into chutney, which she now produces in five different flavours. Her sustainable mission goes beyond reducing waste, as the company also employs people who have struggled to find employment.

Read the full 2016 Everline Future 50 Rubies in the Rubble profile

Settled

Industry/sector:Property
Date founded: £2014
Founders:Gemma and Paul Young
Location:London

Innovative online estate agent Settled was founded by a brother and sister duo. Together they are working to make the most stressful experience in most peoples lives easier with a platform which allows users to manage everything from valuations to exchanging and completing online for a fixed fee. Supported by an advisory board which includes experts from Facebook and Google, the siblings have got their sights set on becoming the UKs top digital property tool.

Read the full 2016 Everline Future 50 Settled profile

Shavekit

Industry/sector:Retail
Date founded: £2013
Founders:Tom Walker and Tom Harrow
Location:London

Serial entrepreneurs Tom Walker and Tom Harrow founded online subscription service Shavekit to save men who hate shopping from the need for high street visits to purchase their beauty essentials. With over 3,000 active users, and thousands of new customers latching onto the concept each month, the pair have just finished a second round of growth funding, which will be used to widen the product range to include shaving cream, moisturiser and hair products.

Read the full 2016 Everline Future 50 Shavekit profile

Snaptrip

Name:Snaptrip
Industry/sector:Travel
Date founded: £2013
Founders:Matt Fox
Location: London

Snaptrip aims to become the UKs premier site for last-minute breaks in self-catered holiday properties, and since its launch in 2013 the business has formed partnerships with 20 cottage rental companies and secured over 700,000 in funding. The companys roots lie in founder Matt Fox’s own experience in the online travel sector, which led to a business opportunity he couldnt miss out on.

Read the full 2016 Everline Future 50 Snaptrip profile

Read on to find out which other inspiring companies have made the 2016 Everline Future 50 listing.

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