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The 30 fastest growing tech companies in the UK

This article was published way back in 2015.

While you're welcome to read it, some of the information may have changed.

With the UK named as the fastest growing digital economy in the G20 measured by percentage of GDP, greater than China, Germany and the US, we decided to take a closer look at the companies which are growing the fastest.

To determine the 30 fastest growing tech companies in the UK by month on month employee growth, the Mattermark Investment Index was used.

The top 30 companies have received just over £250m in total funding (£8.3m average per company) from a host of high calibre investors, including Andressen Horrowitz, Index Ventures and Accel Partners.

The fastest growing company – Veeqo
From initially only requesting $400k investment via the Seedrs platform, Swansea based Veeqo has just raised $1m in funding to fuel its expansion efforts into the US from the UK. What’s more, they’re hiring and quickly. Posting an impressive 46% month-on- month increase in headcount, Veeqo is the fastest growing cloud company by headcount in the UK and Europe and second in the global stakes.

Receiving the most investment (£94m), WorldRemit 
WorldRemit is leading the ‘money mobile’ market and is focusing more of its attention on Africa. Recently setting up shop in Gambia, WorldRemit is sending its message to the 16 African nations where there are already more people with mobile money accounts than bank accounts.

Company MoM Employee Growth Location
Veeqo 46% Swansea
Stratajet 38% London
Huddlebuy 24% London
YLD! 21% London
Apppli 20% London
doPay 20% London
Geniac 18% London
Gigaclear 18% Abingdon
Pockit 18% London
Transferwise 18% London
Everline / Ezbob 17% London
Judo Payments 16% London
CensorNet 15% Bristol
Global App Testing 15% London
Monese 15% London
Cloudsoft Corporation 14% Edinburgh
Link Humans 14% London
Papayer 14% London
Book’n’Bloom 13% London
UltraSoC Technologies 13% London
AppInstitute 11% Nottingham
AstroPay 12% London
MagenTys 11% London
WorldRemit 12% London
Pusher 11% London
Social Media Ltd 11% London
Space Ape Games 11% London
CloudMade 10% London
Dtex Systems 10% London


50 UK tech companies

The UK Tech sector received record VC investment in 2016. See the top 50 funded UK companies and most active VCs in this QuickView.

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