Receipt Bank joins the Future Fifty programme from Tech City UK

Future_fifty.jpgToday we’re announcing that we’ve been accepted onto Tech City UK’s Future Fifty programme for the UK’s fastest growing, late stage tech companies.

Tech City UK has announced 26 new companies that are joining its Future Fifty programme, which showcases and supports 50 of the country’s leading growth stage companies.

Future Fifty companies represent some of the country’s most exciting growth stage tech businesses,  changing the sectors that they operate in fundamentally.

 

Scaling Rapidly

All 26 companies have been identified by a highly experienced and respected judging panel made up of some of the most successful entrepreneurs and investors in UK tech.

They believe these companies have the potential to scale rapidly and build significant businesses.

Of the 77 companies that have been through the programme since 2014, Future Fifty’s track record now includes:

  • Five IPOs on the London Stock Exchange, raising $1.5 bn
  • 17 mergers and acquisitions of which 11 in the last year, including SwiftKey (Microsoft), Housetrip (TripAdvisor), One Fine Stay (Accor Group) and Skyscanner (Ctrip)
  • Over $3.8 bn raised in funding, across the 77 companies, including more than $1.5 bn in 2016
  • The companies have created 27,000 jobs around the world, demonstrating the extent to which tech is rapidly creating jobs and wealth throughout the UK.
  • A string of alumni companies that are household names including Zoopla and Just Eat.

 

The UK’s Digital Future

Future Fifty gives companies immediate access to a valuable peer network; expert-led classes and workshops designed to take their businesses to the next level; and a higher profile amongst the wider tech ecosystem.

Gerard Grech, CEO, Tech City UK, said: “From Fintech to online shopping, telematics to edtech, the Future Fifty companies offer a glimpse into the UK’s digital future. Britain remains one of the best places in the world to start a tech business and we will make sure it remains so. These companies have global ambitions and with the support of the tech community we will do everything we can to help them, so that they can create jobs and opportunities across the UK, as their successful predecessors have done.


New Companies:

  1. Azimo (www.azimo.com) is an online international money transfer service that allows people to send money to any internet-connected device in over 190 countries

  2. Blis (www.blis.com) uses location data technology to create audiences for advertisers

  3. Bloom & Wild (www.bloomandwild.com) provides flower delivery through the letterbox

  4. Carwow (www.carwow.co.uk) is the most convenient, stress free way to find and buy a new car.

  5. ClearScore (www.clearscore.com) is a company that provides free access to credit scores and reports

  6. Condeco Group (www.condecosoftware.com) helps companies manage their meeting and office spaces more effectively

  7. Ebury (www.ebury.com) is a financial services company that helps small and medium enterprises grow internationally with foreign exchange, business lending and cash management solutions

  8. Epos Now (www.eposnow.com) is a point-of-sale software and hardware provider that automates small business banking

  9. Fairsail (www.fairsail.com) provides cloud-based human resources and people management software to mid-sized organisations

  10. Festicket (www.festicket.com) is an online marketplace to discover and book musical festival experiences

  11. Gousto (www.gousto.co.uk) provides innovative recipe boxes with pre-portioned ingredients packaged and delivered to the door each week

  12. Interact (www.interact-intranet.com) provides intranet software and professional services to help companies solve internal communication and collaboration challenges

  13. Kano (www.kano.me) creates computers and coding kits for all ages

  14. LoveCrafts (www.lovecrafts.com) is an online community and marketplace for the crafts sector

  15. My UNiDAYS (www.myunidays.com) connects brands and services to a verified audience of students around the world

  16. Onfido (www.onfido.com) is an identity verification platform that helps over 1,000 companies ensure their customers are who they claim to be

  17. Receipt Bank (www.receipt-bank.com) automates small business bookkeeping

  18. ROLI (www.roli.com) is a music technology company that makes a modular music creation system that opens up new possibilities for musical expression

  19. Tails.com (www.tails.com) is an online pet nutrition service that makes and delivers tailormade food for an individual dog’s unique diet and nutritional needs

  20. Thread (www.thread.com) is an e-commerce company that uses human stylists and machine learning to help men dress well without going shopping

  21. Threads Styling (www.threadsstyling.com) is a company reinventing luxury goods commerce for the Snapchat generation

  22. Spitfire Audio (www.spitfireaudio.com) provides virtual instruments to composers and producers to produce and earn royalties on quality musical samples

  23. SuperAwesome (www.superawesome.tv) powers a kid-safe digital media ecosystem with products that are designed for kids’ data privacy requirements

  24. Swoon Editions (www.swooneditions.com) is an online furniture brand that works directly with suppliers to provide better quality products at a better price than traditional retailers

  25. Trak Global Group (www.trakglobal.co.uk) is a telematics company that uses embedded devices to gather data and manage driver risk

  26. Ve Interactive (www.veinteractive.com) provides software that helps companies with digital advertising and online conversion

Existing Companies:

  1. Adzuna (www.adzuna.com) is a search engine for jobs ads that lists every job, everywhere

  2. Algomi (www.algomi.com) enables all market participants to securely and intelligently harness data to make valuable financial trading connections

  3. Brandwatch (www.brandwatch.com) is the world’s leading social intelligence company

  4. buddi (www.buddi.com) is a personal emergency response service

  5. Busuu (www.busuu.com) is the world’s largest social network for language learning

  6. Crowdcube (www.crowdcube.com) is a leading investment crowdfunding platform

  7. Deliveroo (www.deliveroo.com) was founded in 2013 to provide the ultimate food delivery experience

  8. FundApps (www.fundapps.co) provides cloud-based regulatory compliance monitoring SaaS to financial institutions

  9. GoCardless (www.gocardeless.com) is the easy way to collect Direct Debit payments

  10. iwoca (www.iwoca.com) offers flexible credit to small businesses across Europe

  11. Just Giving (www.justgiving.com) is the Number 1 platform for online giving in the world

  12. LMAX (www.lmax.com) was established to deliver the benefits of exchange quality execution to both buy-side and sell-side trading institutions

  13. Lost My Name (www.lostmyname.com) is an award-winning independent technology and publishing business

  14. MWR InfoSecurity (www.mwrinfosecurity.com) is an independent cyber security consultancy with research at the heart of what they do

  15. NewVoiceMedia (www.newvoicemedia.com) powers customers connections that transform businesses globally

  16. Performance Horizon (www.performancehorizon.com) is the leading provider of SaaS solutions for digital partner marketing

  17. Qubit (www.qubit.com) empowers businesses to customise and optimise websites in real-time using qualitative and quantitative visitor data

  18. RateSetter (www.ratesetter.com) is one of the largest P2P lending platforms in the UK

  19. scoota (www.scoota.com) is an online advertising technology company that enables advertisers to create, activate, measure and optimise brand campaigns to scale

  20. Space Ape (www.spaceapegames.com) is a gaming company focussed on mid-core games

  21. The Floow (www.thefloow.com) designs the world’s most insightful, feature-rich and cost effective telematic system to make vehicles safer and cheaper for all

  22. TransferWise (www.tranferwise.com) is an international money transfer platform

  23. WorldRemit (www.worldremit.com) lets people send money to friends and family living abroad, using a computer, smartphone or tablet

  24. Yieldify (www.yieldify.com) founded in 2013, helps marketers convert visitors easily