This article showcases our top picks for the best London based App companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the App industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top London App Companies
Wirex is a digital payment platform that aims to make crypto and traditional currencies equal and accessible to everyone. It makes fintech simple.
Its mobile app and Wirex card allows its users to buy, store, exchange, and spend a wide variety of conventional and digital currencies quickly and securely, with no hidden fees and zero fuss. It was founded in 2014 and is based in London, England..
Weezy is an online supermarket platform designed for on-demand grocery shopping. The application enables users to discover their favourite groceries, snacks, drinks, home essentials and OTC pharmaceuticals in one tap away.
Users can easily browse the aisles from their home or office. The company was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in London, England..
Paddle develops a Revenue Delivery Platform for B2B SaaS companies that powers growth across acquisition, renewals, and expansion. With Paddle, companies are finally able to transform their revenue delivery infrastructure into a strategic growth lever to respond faster and more precisely to every opportunity.
Paddle has 140 talented employees serving over 2,000 software sellers in 245 countries and territories globally. Backed by investors including FTV Capital, Kindred, Notion, and 83North, Paddle aims to define the next wave of B2B SaaS leaders.
It was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in London, England.. .
Elvie is a health and lifestyle brand developing smarter technology for women. We are committed to building extraordinary products that improve the health and lives of women everywhere and at all stages of life.
Our first product, Elvie Trainer, is an award-winning app-connected Kegel trainer that helps women strengthen the pelvic floor via fun, five-minute workouts. Launched in October 2015 to great acclaim, we took the wellness industry by storm! Our street cred includes more than 12 awards for innovation and design, including the prestigious CES Innovation Award, IDA Design Award and Red Dot Award.
As a business, Elvie has been recognized as one of Wired’s ‘hottest start-ups’, named as one of the 15 start-ups “To Watch” by The Sunday Times and both products have been featured in the Oscar Nominee Gift Bags. We recently launched our second innovation: Elvie Pump, the world’s first silent wearable breast pump, which is making it possible for new mothers to pump anytime, anywhere.
Elvie Pump received international praise following its unveiling on the catwalk at London Fashion Week and at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. In April 2019, Elvie announced a $42 million Series B led by IPGL and supported by Octopus Ventures and Impact Ventures.
This represented the largest ever fundraise in femtech. This new round of financing will accelerate Elvie’s research and development efforts, as well as help grow brand awareness and distribution for Elvie Pump and Elvie Trainer across the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Headquartered in London, UK with offices also in New York City, the company has received numerous awards and raised more than $52m in investment.. .
Urban is a wellness service platform used to offer an online wellness appointment portal for booking at-home treatments. The company’s platform makes it easy to book treatments such as massage, beauty, personal training, and osteopathy.
It seeks to democratize wellness by making wellness rituals accessible in urban cities and making balance an integral part of the cosmopolitan urban lifestyle. Customers can choose between trusted and pre-vetted practitioners by viewing detailed profiles with personal bios, ratings, and reviews while the practitioners take home 72% of bookings.
Jack Tang and Giles Williams co-founded Urban in London, England in 2014.. .
Transak is a single integration for applications to accept fiat-to-crypto deposits and withdrawals from a global user base. It does this by aggregating fiat on-ramps from around the world and abstracting away the complexity of local compliance, payment methods, and operations.
The Transak product is a widget integration that can be integrated into an app in just a few lines of code. It provides a fiat on-ramp for the UK, Europe, and India for the app’s end-user without leaving their site..
Citymapper is a transport app for cities. Citymapper uses the power of mobile and open transport data to help humans survive and master them.
Citymapper builds mobile apps and routing and develops (transport) data about cities, everywhere in the world where it can make a difference. Citymapper has a small dedicated team, with HQ in London, and some based around the cities of the world.
The team has backgrounds in transport, Google, startups, apps, design, investing and academia. Citymapper is a venture capital backed by Index Ventures, Benchmark Capital, Balderton Capital, Connect Ventures, and various angels.
Citymapper also provides stock options.. .
Shazam Entertainment provides an application for connecting artists and fans through music discovery. It offers Shazam, a mobile application for iOS, Android, and Windows phones that enables people to discover, explore, and share their favorite music and TV.
Shazam Entertainment also provides application for MAC and Windows PC platforms. It has a strategic alliance with iHeartMedia, Cumulus, Entercom, Cox, and Sun Broadcast Group.
Avery Wang, Chris Barton, Dhiraj Mukherjee, and Philip Inghelbrecht founded Shazam Entertainment on May 22, 2000, with its headquarters in London in the United Kingdom. It has additional offices in New York City, Redwood City, Los Angeles, and San Diego in California, Chicago in Illinois, and North Sydney in Australia..
Curve is a banking platform that consolidates cards and accounts into one smart card and app. It allows customers to supercharge their legacy banks to the 21st century without leaving their bank or topping-up.
Curve offers a host of benefits to its customers; it makes cards fee-free when spending abroad, get instant notifications and categorization of spend, earn an instant 1% cashback at the likes of Amazon, Uber, Netflix and Sainsbury’s and Time Travel enables customers to swap spend to a different card in the app for up to two weeks after the purchase was made. Curve also offers Curve Customer Protection, a policy that covers all credit and debit card payments made via the Curve card up to £100,000, giving cardholders an extra layer of protection for disputes with merchants and any unauthorised use of their Curve card.
IDC Ventures backs Curve with Fuel Venture Capital, Vulcan Capital, OneMain Financial, and Novum Capital backs Curve. Shachar Bialick, Anna Mostyn Williams, and Tom Foster-Carter established the company in London, England in 2015..
Oval is a platform designed to tackle the global issue of financial literacy by empowering people to be wiser about their money. Oval helps users save quickly and effectively, by teaching them to monitor spending habits and by making savings automatic.
The app also leverages a community experience to make saving more dynamic. They have consulted the brightest minds in personal finance and behavioural economics to develop the artificial intelligence that guides users to better spending and to making regular contributions to their secure digital savings account.
With no hidden fees and robust privacy controls, Oval brings trust back into personal finance and opens it to everyone. Oval was launched in 2016, and is based in London, UK and Turin, Italy.
The team is committed to driving education, fairness, and financial inclusion in the industry. Learn more at http://www.ovalmoney.com.
Lumen is a new app, specifically designed for over 50s. Meet other singles on their free, safe dating app.
Let’s be honest – dating for over 50s is pretty rubbish at the moment. It gets labelled ‘senior dating’ or ‘mature dating’ and every website uses stock photos of 70 year-old retirees, snoozing together in hammocks.
Meanwhile, a whole generation of 50-somethings are getting divorced from their childhood sweethearts, having never really dated before. They use smart phones just as much as they do, and yet there are no decent dating apps targeted at this age group.
That’s where Lumen comes in. They are the first ever app-only dating offering for over 50s.
They have a big focus on safety and honesty, because they know that those are things which our users value, but equally they understand that they are still active and fun.. .
OLIO is a free app connecting neighbors so surplus food and other items can be shared, not binned. Its location-based app and website allows people to list and post a photo of unwanted food items to be shared with other people in the same neighborhood.
OLIO was founded in 2015 and is based in London.. .
Masabi is the global leader in transport mobile ticketing and payments. The company’s award-winning JustRide platform is a cloud-based, deployment-proven, end-to-end mobile ticketing and fare collection system.
It consists of services for ticket purchase, display and inspection, together with back-end infrastructure for secure payments, ticket management, customer service, reporting and real-time analytics. Masabi’s technology signals the end of ticket lines, lost tickets and fumbling for cash by allowing passengers to quickly and securely buy and display tickets on their mobile phones.
Masabi’s scalable cloud-based technology is operational with over 25 transport agencies and operators round the world, including: Virgin Trains, Arriva, Abellio, Thames Clippers, Boston’s MBTA, LA’s Metrolink, Transport for Athens, NICE Bus New York and launching with New York’s MTA in 2016. The company has offices in New York, Boston and London..
Azoomee / Da Vinci is a kids’ global media company and app development studio with offices in London, Berlin, Istanbul and Luxembourg. In 2019, Azoomee acquired Da Vinci Media, thereby forming the no.
1 educational entertainment company in the world. The company’s mission is to unlock children’s full potential by igniting a passion for discovery and imagination through inspiring videos and games.
Through its mobile apps, TV apps, and TV channels, the Azoomee and Da Vinci content is watched by an audience of 60 million families & kids in over 190 countries and in 19 languages. Our team members, investors and advisors come from the Media & Entertainment industry and together we are executing an ambitious plan to scale globally.
This is a great opportunity to join our team of 85 employees at a key stage in the company’s life as we expand internationally.. .
Springpod is a specialist careers platform enabling young people to experience the world of work and university in order to make informed decisions about their futures. Created to democratise access to opportunity for young people, their mission is to transform young people’s futures by providing life-changing career experiences and opportunities, by creating a world where every young person has access to life-changing career experiences and opportunities.
It was founded in 2016 and has offices in London and Liverpool, England.. .
JustPark is The Parking App reinventing parking for the digital era. Parking has been difficult for too long, and they’re on a mission to make it easy.
Today, they help over 2 million drivers enjoy easy parking – so they can save time, avoid stress and make smarter decisions – and also help some of the biggest names in property to manage their assets more effectively. Their 5-star app helps drivers find parking in seconds, with millions of spaces to choose from – providing real-time information on price, availability, restrictions and directions.
You can even reserve and pay for a guaranteed space at over 20,000 JustPark locations, and extend your time in seconds via the app – giving you total peace of mind, before and after you’ve parked. On the flip side, their award-winning parking technology helps parking owners and operators to drive efficiency, improve experience and increase revenue.
From driveways to offices; hotels to hospitals; local authorities to commercial car parks – they offer industry-leading, data-driven solutions that are trusted by the likes of Marriott, Hilton, JLL, BT, Savills and many more. By providing intelligent solutions for both sides of the market, and unlocking under-utilised parking space in the process, JustPark is able to offer drivers the best choice of options, confidence in availability, and a frictionless experience – so parking is easy on every journey.
Winners of the British Parking Awards 2017 and Richard Branson’s #VOOM competition; backed by BMW, Index Ventures (DropBox, Just Eat, Skype) and LocalGlobe (Citymapper, Zoopla); and providing the sector’s most-loved service with 96% customer satisfaction: JustPark is the UK’s favourite parking app, and is leading a £50bn industry into the digital age.. .
Sweatcoin is a digital currency backed by physical movement. They verify and convert movement into currency.
Users can then donate it to charity, transfer to other users or spend on products, services, and experiences provided by Sweatcoin vendors and user community. Sweatcoin tackles Present Bias by moving the future benefits of exercise into the here and now- immediately converting movement into a digital currency and changing the perception of physical movement..
Capital.com is an insurgent fintech on a mission to make the world of finance more engaging, accessible and useful. With an award-winning, AI-enabled trading platform available on the web and on mobile, it uses patent-pending technologies to revolutionise the trading world.
The platform’s AI technology works to detect clients’ trading biases and recommends personalised content to help them trade smarter. With the ultimate goal of improving clients’ trading performance through education, Capital.com delivers financial lessons, videos, quizzes and more through its Investmate app.
Find out more at https://capital.com/ or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Capital Com (UK) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 793714).
Capital Com SV Investments Limited is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (Licence No. 319/17).
CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.
You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.. .
Poq is a Software-as-a-Service platform that empowers retailers to create highly effective and fully customized native apps in record time. The Poq platform offers rich functionality out of the box, enabling you to launch a transactional app with all of the features your customers have come to expect.
Moreover, the Poq platform has been built to seamlessly integrate with your existing e-commerce systems, while opening up a wider ecosystem of best of breed ecommerce software solutions.. .
Limitless enables businesses to connect customers with qualified experts to solve customer service enquiries on-demand, providing a faster and better service for significantly less cost. Expert responses and customer feedback then train our AI systems to automate low value queries overtime.
The platform is live in over 20 countries and major clients include Microsoft, Unilever and Sage. Current investors include Unilever Ventures, Downing Ventures and Albion Capital..
Swapi is the only digital wallet globally that allows users to swap their loyalty rewards, cashback & gift cards between brands. We help brands to reduce loyalty points & gift card liability by giving consumers the opportunity to spend their unspent balances elsewhere whilst allowing brands to avoid the negativity of expiry.
Swapi helps brands acquire new customers at a fraction of the usual CPA and churn existing customers to unlock additional value in a targeted and personalized method. Swapi has one aim – to break the rules, allowing customers to choose where they want to spend their unspent value.
Our ecosystem of places customers can swap into will include other points-based programs, products, gift cards, promotions, and lots more, meaning customers will always be able to get value for their points.. .
AppyWay is on a mission to make parking a truly forgettable experience. We understand how fragmented infrastructures and stand-alone solutions cause stress and hassle for the most mundane of daily tasks, like finding and paying for a parking space.
We know there’s a better way of doing things and so we’re building innovative and future-ready solutions from the bottom up, to improve the way parking is accessed and managed. Our holistic kerbside management platform provides a ‘future of mobility’ conduit between the private and public sector, ensuring standardised kerbside data can flow between local authorities and mobility operators, unlocking the barriers that hinder the adoption of intelligent mobility solutions.
Armed with best-in-class data, mobility APIs and our Govtech platform, we’re now on a global mission to make the kerb work for everyone, physically, socially and commercially. AppyParking was named 2018 Best Parking App by Auto Express and 2017 Best UK Start-Up by Credit Suisse and received the 2019 Smarter Travel Innovation Award from Smarter Travel.
AppyParking was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in England, UK.. .
They provide services for custom development, prioritised roadmap development, support contracts and commercial products for Matrix. The company enables governments, businesses and individuals to run their own secure communication infrastructure while interconnecting via the global Matrix network.
New Vector, a European startup founded in 2017 by the creators of an open, decentralized communications standard called Matrix to drive adoption and grow an ecosystem around an alternative messaging protocol for instant messaging and VoIP apps. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in London..
In the past years, managing money has become extremely difficult. They tend to have multiple accounts, several contracts, different credit cards and the challenges of having everything under control keep growing.
They want to put an end to this. They believe money management should be easy and straightforward.
They should be able to access all the information regarding your personal finance from the push of a button. Emma is here to solve this problem and try to give you a different banking experience, which puts you first, not your money, not your background.
They think anyone should have an advocate that is here to help in their everyday life, no matter who they are and where they come from. That’s why they are building Emma.
They want to build a world where anyone can afford to have a private wealth manager they can trust. They believe they can provide a great experience, which relies on a basic principle, caring about their customers’ financial well being..
Twin Science & Robotics
Twin Science & Robotics is a new generation educational experience that upskills children with physical and digital products. We believe that every child is born with a strong sense of curiosity that embodies an urge for discovery and invention.
As they grow up, the steadfast truths, the social norms, the standardized education system turn them into passive learners, inhibit their curiosity; and sometimes unknowingly turn it into fear. We created Twin with the passion that we could spark children’s innate power of curiosity and introduce ongoing fun learning experience given the right tools and platforms.
Twin introduces science and technology concepts to children, then allows them to question, to be creative, to experiment, to learn & unlearn, and to be resilient. We provide 2 platforms: Robotics Kits and Digital Application.
Different concepts of Twin robotics kits consist of electronic modules that could easily be attached with magnets. The pieces are also LEGO-compatible.
Every kit has a set of readily available experiments to spark curiosity. The number of experiments is only limited by one’s creativity! Twin digital application consists of interdisciplinary courses that expose the kids to scientific concepts.
This platform also provides a community, where Twinners can share and celebrate their experiments and learn together. In the advanced stages, using patterns of the children from their digital journey, Twin will offer a customized learning path for each child.
Mediatonic develops and publishes games for digital platforms such as Smartphones, PC, Switch, Playstation and XBOX. The company has 4 game studios in the UK and another in Spain.
The group is headquartered in Central London. The company also has a publishing office in Tokyo.
The company operates a technology platform known as ‘Game Fuel’ which allows it to serve and manage content to millions of players across multiple gaming platforms.. .
Laundrapp is the UK’s leading online laundry and dry cleaning service, offering unparalleled levels of quality cleaning right across London and up to 100 towns and cities. Their 5-star laundry service replaces the need for using your local laundrette or dry cleaner and offers a quick and convenient pick-up service direct from your home.
Their free, award-winning app is available on both iOS and Android devices, however, you can also place your order online through their website.. .
Enterprise 4.0 is forcing businesses to change. Moving from products to service, connecting supply and demand and transforming supply chain into service partners.
Iotic’s patented cloud-hosted capability creates Iotic Twins, true digital twins. With our customers and partners we are redefining enterprises delivering semantic modelling, secure interoperability and scaleable architectures.
An Iotic Twin is a true digital twin. It is not a 3D model or visualization of an asset, but an Iotic Twin of every source and consumer – semantically defined and federated to create virtual assets.
Iotic Twins are composites of data and controls able to model behaviors and meaningfully, programmatically interact with other twins. Iotic Twins and their operating environment, Iotic Space, enable the application of technology to Enterprises’ entire data estates: making sense of disparate systems, platforms, databases and devices.
Enterprises are maximizing return on investment (both time and resources) from existing systems and processes and applying disruptive technologies such as AI, Machine Learning, Distributed Ledger Technologies (for example Blockchain), Business Process Rules Engines, and Automation Platforms to develop market-leading solutions and meet the challenge of Enterprise 4.0. Iotic, together with our customers and partners, redefines service provision and asset value at the intersection between technology and business strategy..
BUMP is a social peer-to-peer marketplace for authentic streetwear and sneakers. Shopping has always been a social activity for older generations used to go to the mall sharing recommendations, opinions, and just generally having fun with friends.
Online shopping killed this and they’re bringing it back for Gen Z. On BUMP users can build up their public profiles, follow & message anyone on the platform, and even create & share their own group chats.
This social experience means kids can hang out, build their online identity which in turn drives transactions. Founded in 2016 and based in London, They’re already backed by leading names in venture capital including Kleiner Perkins, e.ventures, and Y Combinator..
ANNA : Absolutely No Nonsense Admin
ANNA Money is the business current account for startups and small businesses. Swift to set up, ANNA manages your invoicing and comes with a debit Mastercard® too.
Sign up to ANNA for services that make business cash flow: Our app, account and admin services are free for three months with no tie-in, followed by a simple monthly plan of £11. We’ll never charge transaction fees or cash withdrawals.
What ANNA delivers: • Fast-issue business current account and debit Mastercard® • Instant account statements in CSV or PDF formats • UK-based customer service, available 24/7 • Ability to freeze your Mastercard® in the app • Ultra secure, 2-factor authorisation • Free UK ATM withdrawals • Invoice management – ANNA can make and send your invoices for you • Late payment chasing – ANNA can politely nudge clients who owe you money The ANNA difference – and our promise to you Behind ANNA Money is a quirky lineup of humans from across the globe – from London, Moscow, Auckland, and almost everywhere in between. We’re experts in finance, AI, business building, branding, creative leadership, customer service, teamwork and doing your admin.
We’ve made an app for people like us who are proud to be a bit different but face the same list of financial chores like everyone else. ANNA stands for the beautifully basic, “Absolutely No-Nonsense Admin”.
The ANNA team stands up for “absolutely no-nonsense service”. But we can’t promise there won’t be a teaspoon of nonsense along the way.
We like animals, for example. They just make us feel at home..
Judopay is the market leader in mobile-first payments. Born out of a frustration with friction-filled checkouts, Judopay built a flexible and seamless solution designed to drive sales and improve the customer experience.
Partnering with brands such as KFC, Countrywide, Wahaca, Connect Cashless Parking and Chip, Judopay provides payments solutions for a range of verticals including retail, food & beverage, finance, mobility and digital disruptors.. .
Wrisk combines Insurance and Technology in one simple app. Starting with contents insurance, Wrisk expands its offering to serve the insurance needs across different aspects of people’s lives.
From motor to travel, health to professional, Wrisk will bring everything together into one simple plan that can grow with its customers. Customers are given a unique Wrisk Score which provides the information they need to understand their risk.
The more information provided, the more accurate the score becomes, empowering customers to get a better score and reduce their premiums. They can update their details and manage their policy any time, anywhere and it takes effect immediately.
Wrisk plans to engage not only those who are already insured, but also people who’ve never bothered with insurance. Working with partners such as BMW, Hiscox, QIC, Bupa and Munich Re, the Wrisk team captures both existing market share and build an entirely new mass market too..
Debut is the world’s first careers app dedicated to students and graduates. Traditional entry level recruitment channels and tools are struggling to engage with students and graduates and as such they are ineffective.
Most companies acknowledge the importance of smartphones and digital media for their target audiences but are still lacking a comprehensive mobile attraction strategy.. .
Simple, intuitive and elegant. Summly redefines news for the mobile world with algorithmically generated summaries from thousands of sources.
Innovative gestures, animations and great summaries make reading the news fun: easy to use, easy to scan, easy to read, clear and concise. Nick D’Aloisio launched Summly in December 2011 as a tech summarization prototype that garnered significant interest worldwide.
With backing from Horizons Ventures, and help from many NLP and AI experts around the world, Nick and the Summly team have been able to further develop summarization technology, the first result being the new Summly mobile news app.. .
Quipper is a technology venture providing quiz-based e-learning apps for iPhone and Android platforms. The quiz content focuses on academic courses and professional qualifications, although trivia and news quizzes are also available.
The content is created by individuals such as teachers, industry experts or enthusiasts, as well as through partnerships with publishing houses. Users hold full copyright of their content.
The company was founded in 2010 and is based in London, England.. .
We envision a world where everyone can make a living by sharing their passion. We are empowering tech leaders, career advisors, K12 teachers, lifestyle gurus and many others to host 1:1 sessions, offer live classes and build long-term follower bases who fund their work.
Built with love by co-founders who have scaled products across Apple, Amazon, McKinsey and SoftBank.. .
Artfinder is the art marketplace creating a world where art benefits everyone. Artfinnder connects art lovers with independent artists around the world.
When you buy art from Artfinder you support independent artists in over 100 countries, helping them to make a living from art. Artfinder is the first Certified B Corporation in the art world, balancing social purpose and environmental responsibility with purpose and profit.
• 600,000+ subscribers around the world • 10,000+ artists and galleries internationally • 500,000+ artworks in categories including painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, drawing and collage. .
InnerTrends is a platform that helps developers, marketing and salespeople alike act upon the activity of its web or mobile apps users. It is a data science service for SaaS that uncovers insights in customer onboarding, retention, and engagement without the need for data scientists.
InnerTrends was founded in 2015. It inspires companies to grow faster by using data to make informed business decisions..
WeWALK, making the white cane innovative and smart, allows visually impaired people to walk more independently and safely and thanks to its three revolutionary features, it promotes their participation in social life on an equal foot with everyone. Obstacle detection: : WeWALK detects obstacles at head and chest level with its onboard ultrasonic sensor and warns its users with vibration patterns.
Pairs with smart phones: : When connected with the WeWALK application via Bluetooth, GPS navigation is easy with WeWALK without the need to take out the phone. It gets better with new integrations: Every integration made possible with software updates brings new features to WeWALK.
With its smart city solutions, WeWALK enables visually impaired people to access beneficial information around them such as nearby cafes and shops, while also providing them the info for closest public transport stops and arrival times. WeWALK has been developed so that it can gain new features such as nde hailing in the future with its ability to be integrated with new applications.
WeWALK integrations developed so far include “Google Maps” and Alexa virtual assistant service.. .
Audiense developes delivering unique consumer insight and engagement capabilities to many of the world’s biggest brands and agencies. The Audiense platform delivers consumer insight and engagement through a combination of highly scaleable social data, cognitive science and traditional marketing.
Its solutions enable brands and agencies to build unique insights, acquire more customers and deliver superior marketing results from automated messaging and advertising campaign execution. The company is one of only two Twitter Official Partners worldwide for both Data/Insights and Advertising.
Audiense also leverages the IBM Watson cognitive computing platform to determine unique and powerful personality insights from audience data. Audiense works with a wide range of enterprise clients, including sports brands and Premier League football clubs, major news publishers, top digital agencies, marketing leading clothing and music brands, and even the UK government..
SteadyPay exists to improve the financial wellness of all gig economy workers. Our service enables gig economy workers to enjoy consistent income even when they work inconsistent hours (due to such factors as reduced shifts, fewer bookings, time of sick and holidays).
Using the SteadyPay mobile app, customers securely link to their bank, we then work out the customer’s average income and monitor for when income drops below that average. When this happens we provide a top-up, advancing money to the customer’s bank to bring their income back up to average.
No interest is charged on the top-up; we are a subscription credit service. By smoothing out income we enable gig economy workers to budget with confidence for everyday essentials, and in turn reduce the need to turn to high-cost credit solutions that trigger debt spirals..
Hoop’s mission is to help families discover experiences that will help their children laugh, learn and make new friends. Their award winning app is used by over six hundred thousand families across the UK and our marketplace tools by over 5,000 businesses.
For two years running Hoop has been chosen by Apple as one of the Best Apps of the Year.. .
Zzish are EdTech’s most passionate pioneers; on a mission to transform the use of apps in the classroom through a data driven technology platform that solves key pain points for developers and teachers. Their platform helps developers create, distribute and monetise and helps teachers discover, use and buy, curriculum mapped education apps that have a real impact on student learning.
At the heart of their platform are their real-time teacher dashboards, a “virtual teaching assistant” that gives teachers instant insight into student strengths and weaknesses using any app. More than 60,000 teachers (70% in the USA) from over 100 different countries have signed up to use Zzish already.
With their first paying schools in the UK, US, Holland and Israel and Ministries of Education around the world starting to recommend their products, Zzish is now scaling up to become a global technology leader providing the key data and intelligence layer underpinning the new generation of education applications. Zzish has one numerous awards over the last few years.
EdSurge ranked Quizalize as the “No.1 new app for schools” in 2015 and Zzish was selected as one of the “Future 30” at the Bett Show (Europe’s leading EdTech trade show) and one of the “EdTech 20” at EdTechXEurope (Europe’s leading EdTech investor summit). Moreover the Zzish Teacher Dashboards was the runner up for Teach Secondary’s “Technology Innovation of the Year” and a finalist for selection in the Education Resource Awards..
Antavo Loyalty Management Platform
Antavo is the leading customer loyalty technology for fashion and retail. We provide a SaaS platform and strategy to create customer retention programs that change customer behaviour and increase customer lifetime value.
We revolutionize loyalty programs that have been around for a long time, to fit the attention span and thirst for experiences of the 21st-century customer. Trough Recognition Loyalty brands and retailers can engage with customers beyond transactions, out of the buying cycle.
Clients include the best breed of retail and fashion brands, like Toys”R”Us, PEPSICO, Simply Be, JD Williams, Jimmy Jazz and LuisaViaRoma. Antavo integrates with Shopify, Shopify Plus, Emarsys, Bronto, MailChimp, Pure360, Dotmailer, Listrak, Sailthru, Responsys, Tango Card, Yotpo, EPOSNow, NewStore, Fitbit, Facebook Remarketing, Google Adwords, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Facebook Pixel Id, Tealium.
ESP integrations allow you to run high-performing triggered email campaigns fueled by loyalty data.. .
Ubamarket is a tech startup that provides a retail shopping app. The application enables users to scan items as they shop, receive automatic loyalty, and checkout without waiting in line.
The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in London, England.. .
Movebubble helps Londoners to find your ideal home to rent, without trying. Download today on the app store.
Movebubble is a personalised experience designed to remove the time and stress from finding a rental home. Movebubble finds the homes to rent that suit your lifestyle, just like having your own property search agent..
Artvisor bridges the gap between the large number of potential buyers of contemporary art and the complex art collecting process, which requires a high level of dedication and commitment. The amount of information available in today’s contemporary art world is overwhelming for people approaching it from the outside.
By offering a selection of high-end artworks tailored to each user’s preferences, Artvisor’s ambition is to become a market leader by making the art advisory process scalable.. .
Loot Financial Services
Loot Financial Services offers a one of a kind service. Combining a pre-paid Visa debit card and a budgeting app for your phone, you have all the tools you need to stay on top of your finances.
No need to worry about manually entering all of your spends for the month – Loot takes care of it for you.. .
We are reinventing personal communication for the digital era. TouchNote is a creative platform for personal communication.
Our award-winning apps lets our members send custom-made, real cards straight from their phone, so that they can share moments with the ones they care about, anywhere in the world. Our customers have sent over 15 million TouchNote cards and we were awarded the Good Web Guide’s App of the Year 2018, Financial Times Tech 100 Europe and numerous accolades on the Apple AppStore and Google PlayStore..
Squirrel is an award-winning banking app that helps people regain control of their finances. Squirrel is an automatic budgeting account that splits their salary up into their bills, savings, and a weekly allowance to spend on whatever they like.
No more overspending. No more overdraft.
No more worries.. Time and type have been kind to HypeForType and the revolution gains momentum; with glowing press coverage in Creative Review, The D&AD Annual, Computer Arts, The 99 Percent, And our very first nod from the Yellow Pencil people at D&AD – look out for our beautiful, exclusive Neo Deco font in the prestigious D&AD Annual.
HypeForType isn’t about banging out standard fonts you’d find in any suite, it’s about collaborating with award-winning designers and making beautiful type not only accessible, but indispensible. We think beautiful typography shouldn’t be a ‘nice to have’, it should be a don’t present it without.So we offer iconic, hand-crafted typefaces that can take a piece of work from good to, well quite frankly, great.
HypeForType offers a veritable feast of fonts for anyone interested in experimenting with typography, designers getting back in touch with the classic skill and brands looking to commission something standout that really adds depth to their visual language.. .
HaikuJAM is a free collaborative haiku-writing mobile application through which people write haiku poetry together, line by line by line. Haiku are 3-line syllable based poems that originate in Japan.
The final line of a haiku should include a twist. We aim to provide smart-phone users with a collaborative tool for creative expression and stress-relief.
HaikuJAM is a stimulating, interactive and creatively nourishing experience.. .
Flypay is a food tech startup changing the way customers order and pay in hospitality environments through four service experiences: 1. Pay at Table – their award winning solution that allows customers to check, split and pay for their bill, without finding a waiter.
2. Bar Tabs – their reinvention of the bar tab eliminates the need to leave cards behind the bar.
Customers pre-auth their tab and can just walk out at the end of the night without needing to check out. 3.
Order and Collect – ability for customers to order for takeaway, on the fly. 4.
Order at Table – aimed at counter service brands, customers can order and pay for their meal without needing to find a waiter. Winner of the Payment Awards 2015 Mobile Payment System of the Year..
Zebra Fuel is a mobile fuel delivery service that delivers fuel into a vehicle directly at a preferred delivery time. Zebra aims to leverage its proprietary app and high-end logistics software to optimize fuel delivery and change the way people fill cars.
It aims to eliminate the inner city gas station by delivering fuel directly to vehicles. Founded in 2016 by Reda Bennis and Romain Saint Guilhem, Zebra Fuel is attempting to bring the convenience of on-demand delivery to refueling cars.
Via the startup’s smart phone app, users can book a time-slot to have one of Zebra Fuel’s mini-vans and trained personnel come to there location to dispense fuel to vehicle. The company is based in London..
64 Million Artists was founded by Jo Hunter and David Micklem who want to change the world for the better by placing creativity at the heart of British life.. .
Flexion was founded to provide a unique monetisation and distribution platform for developers and publishers. Flexion enables developers to be able to fully focus on application development and it helps them with monetisation through the use of the automated Flexion wrapping solution.
By allowing their applications to be wrapped Flexion can help developers implementing in-app billing, new charging models, DRM and up-selling without any additional work required by the developer. The market for mobile apps and games has become a billion dollar market since Apple launched the iPhone in 2007.
There are now hundreds of thousands of developers who are looking to distribute their mobile applications to content hungry consumers. The market is growing quickly but there are still a few limiting factors that are holding back app developers and limiting their potential to make money.
For instance, distribution is still fairly limited and comes mainly from OEMs, operators and a few independent stores such as Amazon and Getjar. This means that stores in general are overcrowded and developers struggle to get visibility and make money.
Most App stores also lack good charging methods and pricing models which means that conversion rates suffer. As a result many developers have opted for free apps funded by advertising as a last option, but very few generate any substantial revenues from this..
ClickMechanic is the UK’s market leading platform that connects car owners who need repairs, servicing and inspections to the UK’s best mechanics. They match thousands of customers every month with trusted professional mechanics in cities across the UK.
Their instant quoting functionality, fast booking and secure payment makes them the simplest and most convenient way to book a car mechanic. ClickMechanic was founded in 2012 as a simple solution to the age-old problem of getting an honest, trustworthy and transparent mechanic for your car.
While running a previous car parts aggregator business, Andrew found there was a problem with many customers not trusting their mechanics. After further investigation and a chat with his mechanic brother he realised there was just no easy way to book a trusted mechanic.
He then decided to study a research masters in Manchester where he devoted himself to understanding these problems better. After writing an 85,000 word thesis on the space he moved to London to join accelerator EF where he met Felix who had identified these same problems.
The pair decided to then team up and develop ClickMechanic with the goal of building the easiest and most transparent way for car owners to book trusted mechanics.. .
eviivo Limited, the UK’s leading online reservation and property management system (PMS) provider for the independent accommodation sector, announced today that Investcorp Technology Partners (ITP), the technology private equity arm of the international investment group Investcorp, has made a significant investment in eviivo at a valuation of approximately Â£30 million. As a result of the transaction, Investcorp will partner with eviivo’s founders and management to substantially grow the value that eviivo brings to its many customers and partners.
Dirk SchmÃ¼cking and Gilbert Kamieniecky from ITP will join eviivo’s board of directors.. .
MediShout is a digital platform to improve operational efficiencies, so healthcare staff can focus on patient care. MediShout brings calmness to chaotic wards and turns hospitals into smart and automated buildings.
Our technology connects staff, systems, machines, and work-flow; thus improving efficiency and care. Our cloud-based technology connects people, Helpdesks, smartphones, tablets, IT systems, and RFID tagging..
Cyferd are pioneering the first SaaS multi-experience digital transformation platform dedicated to enabling organizations to embrace the changes required to survive and thrive in this fast-changing world. Data drives every company and we want every user to have secure access to the systems that enable them to do their role to the best of their ability, wherever they are, whatever device they are using and no matter how new the process is they are having to work through.
We are bringing together the transformative power of a no-code/low-code solution development platform with a powerful engine to drive data integrity, process automation and system integration. An all-in-one platform that provides exponential value to the organization; the more these components are aligned the more learning and knowledge the platform has to drive efficiency and simpler user interactions..
Preoday is a robust digital ordering platform (mobile ordering and online ordering) that helps businesses serving food and drink around the world open new revenue streams and improve relationships with customers. Preoday enables businesses to offer branded online and mobile pre-ordering facilities to customers purchasing food, drink and merchandise.
It provides a white-label service to businesses ranging from restaurants and cafes to corporate caterers, theatres and stadiums. Preoday works both directly with businesses and partners including resellers, technology providers and ticketing agencies..
SMARTIFY provides instant access to inspiring art commentary, straight to your smartphone. Their app allows you to scan, identify and save art.
It also serves as a personalized, on-the-ground guide to any museum or gallery we partner with. SMARTIFY CIC is a social enterprise with a mission is to help people make meaningful connections with art and to support global visual arts organisations – public and commercial.
They’re focused on protecting artist and museum intellectual property and ensure parts of its profits are channeled back to the public institutions we serve.. .
365Scores is a cross-platform application that enables users to create their own personalized sports channel. Individuals can get live scores, news form media channels, video highlights, statistics, fixtures, standings, tweets, and more.
Covering over 10 major sports, the platform is available in over 20 languages.. .
Pepper is a B2B mobile payments and loyalty application that enables brands to increase their operation efficiency and drive more traffic. Consumers can discover and learn about brands, check-in to pay at stores, earn and redeem loyalty points, pre-order their favorite products, and get access to message alerts sent by these stores.
Brands and businesses can gain access to consumer analytics; promote their products; manage their bespoke and loyalty apps using self-help guides and reference apps offered by the platform; and integrate their existing POS environments, analytics packages, loyalty programs, identity providers, and back-office systems with Pepper through a cloud-based API.. .
SmartUp is the ultimate platform for peer-to-peer knowledge creation, sharing and exchange. Conceived and developed by a seasoned team of founders and investors behind Founders Forum, Spotify, Siri, lastminute.com and others, SmartUp now hosts more than 150,000 members and is used around the world by startup founders, companies, innovators, business schools and curious entrepreneurs.
SmartUp’s intuitive learning system provides communities engaging and fun ways to contribute and consume bite-sized pieces of knowledge and insight. Its powerful platform unlocks your community’s real knowledge to help every member unleash their potential..
Hinterview is a specialist video platform for the recruitment industry. Serving thousands of recruiters and talent acquisition professionals worldwide, Hinterview’s suite of recruitment-specific video tools are proven to enhance every stage of the recruitment process.
From business development and candidate engagement, to presenting interviews and winning new clients, Hinterview’s technology enables recruiters to improve the candidate and client experience, reduce time to hire and ultimately win more business by offering a premium service.. .
Resource Guru is cloud-based team scheduling software. It’s the fast, simple way to schedule people, equipment and other resources online.
Companies like Saatchi & Saatchi, Vodafone, Intel, Roche and ASOS trust Resource Guru to handle one of their most precious assets – their people’s time. Learn more at http://resourceguruapp.com.
Companies all over the world struggle to schedule their project teams and other resources efficiently. Many use nothing more sophisticated than a spreadsheet while others use bloated, clunky or expensive solutions – frequently leading to inefficiency and frustration.
With its simple drag and drop interface, Resource Guru provides a user-friendly alternative that is leading the way to increased productivity and better collaboration online. Since its launch in May 2012, Resource Guru has attracted an impressive list of customers – clearly demonstrating a global need for increased efficiency when it comes to managing staff and resource time.
There’s a 30-day free trial and pricing plans start at only $19 per month. It only takes a few seconds to sign up.
Highlights include: – Team visibility on one clever calendar – quickly see what projects and clients resources are booked on. – Lightning fast scheduling – add, edit, move & delete bookings in seconds.
Auro is a mobile fitness-tech solution providing you with a personal trainer in your ear. We believe that fitness is at its effective best, when it is personalized, engaging, and accessible anytime.
We break down the barriers to exercise by providing millions of people all over the world access to a personal trainer along with the best of content that boutique studio fitness has to offer. We’re creating a truly motivating, connected fitness experience that keeps people coming back for more by combining world class instructors, killer playlists and data science led personalisation.
Our mission is to transform lives by making fitness experiences awesome, accessible and affordable.. .
WRLD is a 3D cloud-based platform of real-world environments for creating digital twins. Our platform empowers anyone to create immersive location experiences at scale using 3D maps and content management tools for mobile, web, VR, AR.
Our team is based in the UK and Los Angeles, California, USA.. .
Youtility is a free app that brings all your home finances into one place. Track, compare, switch and save, all in-app.
Every year we spend over 50% of our salaries on home finances yet managing and tracking these accounts is a modern day nightmare. Youtility is on a mission to provide a simple and smart solution..
Heliocor is a regulatory technology company that wants to change the way the world does business, restoring trust. It is using the new leapfrog technologies of AI, Machine Learning and Blockchain to build a global anti fraud ecosystem Its products helps Financial Institutions (large and small) cope with the ever-changing demands of regulation by delivering solutions that meet compliance and regulatory requirements, specifically in the area of fraud detection and prevention.
Robolitics is a high speed data analytics engine that dramatically cuts the time and cost of compliance – it is multi regulation and cross asset class; Dokstor is a blockchain architected digital identity app that links with Robolitics to manage Know your Client/Onboarding processes.. .
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