In the past decade, the United Kingdom has seen exponential growth in the number of startups. Especially in London, startups have been taking advantage of the numerous venture capital behemoths present, along with many active angel investors around the world.
We all know Silicon Valley as the startup capital of the world. But, due to its early-stage ecosystem, the UK is well on its way to giving Silicon Valley a run for its money.
In this article, we will shed some light on the top 10 startups in the United Kingdom.
Zapp is a rapid online grocery delivery company that was established in November 2020 by Joe Falter and Navid Hadzaad. It is a mobile application that pledges to deliver groceries 24/7, snacks, and other daily essential goods to its users’ doorsteps within 20 minutes.
Infogrid is an artificial intelligence (AI) technology company, headquartered in London, England. It was established in 2018 by William Cowell de Gruchy. It uses AI technology to automate building management and save time for facilities managers.
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- Flexion Energy
Flexion Energy is a cleantech startup that was established in 2020, by Dan Taylor and Hassen Bali. The company develops and operates energy storage assets, especially large-scale batteries that serve the grid.
Flexion Energy aims to supply storage solutions and solve the difficulties that the industry faces, such as grid volatility and system imbalance.
- Appear Hear
Appear Here is an online marketplace, headquartered in London, England. It was established in 2013 by Ross Bailey. It provides an online marketplace for retail space, helping businesses that are in their starting phase.
Netomnia is a fibre broadband company, established in 2019 by its current CEO, Jeremy Chelot. It provides fibre broadband to homes and businesses across the United Kingdom. It aims to connect 1 million homes by 2023, and 2 million companies worldwide by 2024.
Concured is a marketing technology company, headquartered in London, England. It was established in 2015 by Tom Salvat. It uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help content marketers understand the type of content that will work best for them in terms of engagement.
Purespring is a pharmaceutical company that was established in 2020. It is based on decades of research from their founder, Professor Moin Saleem. It develops renal-related gene therapies and aims to change the lives of approximately 8 million people who suffer from kidney diseases in the United Kingdom.
- Akoni Hub
Akoni Hub is a company that offers SMEs in the United Kingdom a cash deposit marketplace tool. It is headquartered in London, England, and was established in 2015 by Felicia Meyerowitz Singh, Panos Savvas, and Yann Gindre.
HeyGo (formerly called VirtualTrips.io) is a company that provides live-stream tours of famous tourist spots, allowing tour guides to share their favourite historical places with a worldwide audience. The company was established in 2020 by John Tertan and Liam Garrison.
- The Small Robot Company
The Small Robots Company is a robotics company, headquartered in Salisbury, England. It was established in 2017 by Ben Scott-Robinson, and Sam Watson Jones. It uses its advanced robotics technology to help farmers make timely interventions in the farming process with its automated vehicles.