Today we are delighted to welcome the new additions to our programme for late-stage tech companies. The prestigious Future Fifty.
The longest-running and most successful accelerator programme for late-stage tech companies in Europe, Future Fifty brings together the UK’s most successful tech companies. It enables them to build a powerful network, and allows them to problem-solve with peers.
Gerard Grech, Chief Executive, Tech Nation commented: “Future Fifty is one of the top scaling programmes in Europe, supporting companies at a critical stage of growth. I’m thrilled to be working with the very businesses that are driving this substantial growth and jobs in the UK economy through innovation. The companies joining Future Fifty 8.0 have already raised over £1.4bn and employ nearly 6,000 people – our ambitions for what they can achieve are as big as those of the entrepreneurs themselves.”
Drawing help and advice from the wider tech community, the programme supports the cohort to achieve their global ambitions, create jobs and opportunities across the UK, and inspiring the next generation of tech entrepreneurs, founders and businesses.
Hazel Moore, Chairman and Co-founder, FirstCapital commented: “The process for selecting the Future Fifty companies is rigorous and the competition is tough. Congratulations to this new cohort, which represents a group of outstanding digital businesses in the UK that have the potential to be globally successful leaders in their field.”
The star-studded Future Fifty Alumni includes tech companies, such as Deliveroo, Funding Circle, Skyscanner and Partnerize.
As we welcome the new additions to the Future Fifty, we look forward to helping them with growth challenges such as finding top talent and scaling internationally.
The 8.0 cohort
Atom Bank, Durham, Fintech @atom_bank
Atom bank is the UK’s first bank built exclusively for mobile, and the most trusted on Trustpilot. They offer fixed saver accounts, secured business lending and residential mortgages. With the aim to be the most customer centric bank on the planet, they have industry leading NPS scores of +76.
Babylon Health, London, Healthtech @babylonhealth
Babylon’s mission is to put an affordable and accessible health service in the hands of every person on earth. By combining technology with the best available medical expertise, they bring doctors and people closer together. Their technology gives people round-the-clock access to affordable, holistic healthcare services like digital health tools and digital doctor appointments.
Beamery, London, Enterprise & Cloud Computing @beameryhq
Beamery’s Talent Operating System allows enterprises to attract, engage, and retain top talent, managing the entire talent journey on one unified platform. Beamery’s mission is to help the world’s best companies acquire their greatest assets: their people. Beamery is trusted by the world’s most innovative global organizations to treat their candidates like customers.
BenevolentAI, London, AI @benevolent_ai
Benevolent create and use AI technologies to transform the way medicines are discovered, developed, tested and brought to market. They have created the Benevolent Platform, a computational and experimental discovery platform that allows scientists to find new ways to treat disease and personalise medicines to patients.
Callsign, London, Cybersecurity @Callsign
Callsign is an identity fraud, authorisation and authentication company. They solve challenges that organisations face in getting their users on to and interacting with their digital platforms easily and securely. They provide solutions to some of the world’s largest banks and offer “bank grade” identification to public and private sector clients of all sizes.
ComplyAdvantage, London, SaaS @complyadvantage
ComplyAdvantage are using the world’s only dynamic global risk database of people and companies to highlight the real risk of who companies are doing business with. Their suite of configurable cloud services integrates seamlessly via API into compliance workflows to automate regulatory processes. ComplyAdvantage works to eliminate the frustration of complying with Sanctions, AML and CFT regulations.
Crisp, Leeds, AI @CrispThinking
Crisp is a cutting-edge Social Media Safety and crisis monitoring firm, whose industry-leading technology is trusted by some of the world’s largest, most well-known brands to provide fast, precise detection of critical issues and crises.
Cytora, London, Fintech @cytora
Cytora is transforming commercial insurance. Using the Cytora Platform, insurers can underwrite more accurately, enhance efficiency, and deliver fairer prices to their customers. Cytora is a trusted partner to global insurers, backed by leading venture capital, and supported by builders of some of the world’s most successful technology companies.
Decibel, London, SaaS @Decibelinsight
Businesses are losing $10b every day because of poor customer experience. Decibel has invented a scoring mechanism that is helping 250 of the world’s largest brands rid the world of this digital frustration. Using machine learning, it provides unique intelligence about digital customer experiences, at scale, and alerts businesses of opportunities to increase conversion.
Duco, London, SaaS @ducotweets
Data integrity is a fundamental part of regulatory reporting. Data Integrity company Duco enables firms to quickly set up robust and flexible data integrity checks and reconciliation controls that can scale and adapt over time, allowing them to focus on growth.
Eigen, London, AI @Eigen_Tech
Eigen is a research-led machine learning company based in London and New York. Their mission is to help individuals and organizations make the right decisions by unlocking the value of their qualitative data. Their simple, flexible natural language processing (NLP) product accurately extracts information from diverse types of documents at scale and can be integrated into clients’ workflows.
Elder, London, Healthtech @ElderHQ
Elder is a technology enabled service that delivers 24/7, 365 care in the home anywhere in the UK. Catering for the elderly, those suffering with dementia, providing live-in care, 24-hour care – whatever your needs, Elder can connect you with a carer so you can get all the help you need while keeping control, choice and independence over your own life, in your own home
Elvie, London, Healthtech @elvie
London based femtech firm Elvie is bringing women’s technology out of the dark ages. Its mission is to improve women’s lives through smarter technology, such as the award-winning breast pump ‘Elvie Pump’ and pelvic floor trainer ‘Elvie Trainer’. Elvie approaches problems as women, and solves them as engineers, scientists and designers, starting with a real need and innovating around it.
gohenry, London, Fintech @gohenry
gohenry is designed to help young people learn good money habits. In an increasingly cashless society, gohenry empowers young people with the freedom to learn and take charge of their own spending and saving in a safe environment.
Healx, Cambridge, Healthtech @healx
Healx is an AI-powered and patient-inspired technology company, accelerating the discovery and development of rare disease treatments. Their AI drug discovery platform leverages public and proprietary biomedical data and features the world’s leading knowledge graph for rare diseases. Combining their technology with patient insights and drug discovery expertise, Healx’s mission is to advance 100 rare disease treatments towards the clinic by 2025.
Hutch, London, Digital Entertainment @HutchGames
Hutch are on a mission to innovate and disrupt the gaming racing genre on mobile. They have entertained over 160 million players, across franchises including F1 Manager, Top Drives, Smash Cops, Smash Bandits, MMX Racing, MMX Hill Dash, MMX Hill Dash 2, and Hot Wheels: Race Off.
Landbay, London, Fintech @landbayuk
Landbay is in the business of modernising mortgage finance. Their digital platform has re-engineered the mortgage application experience and they are a partner of choice for institutions and retail investors who want to invest directly into buy-to-let mortgages.
Matillion, Altrincham, Data Analytics @matillion
Matillion is an ETL solution, built specifically for cloud database platforms, that allows businesses to harness their data to gain better insights and make better business decisions. Matillion both extracts and loads data into a CDW, providing the scale and performance needed to power data-driven analytics; and the ability to join together varied data sources to make data entirely analytics-ready.
Monterosa, London, SaaS @wearemonterosa
Monterosa is the global leader in audience interaction technology and commerce, providing the cloud platform powering the world’s biggest entertainment and sports properties. They provide audiences with better ways to participate in their favourite TV shows and sports, including Love Island, The Voice and Britain’s Got Talent. Monterosa tech lies at the heart of the official show apps and interactive experiences across all screens.
Ometria, London, Adtech @OmetriaData
Ometria is a customer marketing platform that lets retailers send personalised and relevant marketing messages throughout the customer journey. It combines the advanced customer intelligence of a CDP with a retail-specific cross-channel marketing platform.
The Plum Guide, London, E-commerce @plumguide
Solving the lack of quality control in the home rental space, The Plum Guide ditches flawed user reviews and instead, sorts and scours hundreds of thousands of vacation homes, inviting roughly 1 in every 100 tested homes to join their elite inventory.
Privitar, London, Data Analytics @privitarglobal
Privitar is the leading data privacy platform for organisations using data for insight. In a world where data driven decision making is a competitive advantage, the ability to make data accessible to users, at scale, efficiently and safely is essential for building a sustainable, trustworthy business.
Soldo, London, Fintech @Soldo
Soldo is a fast growing London-based fintech company tackling the problem of spend management for businesses. It is the only business account of its kind in Europe that gives companies a single prepaid spending account alongside multiple mastercard cards for any person or department handling money on behalf of the business.
Thought Machine, London, Fintech @thoughtmachine
Thought Machine builds cloud native technology for banks. Thought Machine’s mission is to enable banks to deploy modern core banking and move away from the legacy platforms that plague the banking industry through its core banking software, Vault. It has been written from scratch, is completely flexible and can be configured to run any type of bank.
Twinkl, Sheffield, Edtech @TwinklCares
A trusted home of teacher-created planning and assessment materials and teaching resources perfect for inside and outside the classroom, Twinkl educational materials are teacher-created and checked. They offer over 625,000 resources, with new content added daily.
Vizolution, Swansea, SaaS @Vizolution
Vizolution provides face-to-face customer service experiences, remotely. Their market-leading technology helps enterprises streamline complex customer journeys into effortless experiences by replicating the qualities of face-to-face interactions in their remote channels.
wejo, Chester, Tech for Good @wejoHQ
wejo partners with automotive manufacturers to organise and enhance streams of authentic connected vehicle data unlocking its value for drivers, public and private sector organisations.
Zego, London, Fintech @zegocover
Zego is providing flexible insurance for the gig economy and new mobility – including ride-hailing, delivery services and fleets of shared vehicles. They’re a digital broker using technology to price policies by the minute or mile, so customers are covered for just as long as they need.
Thank you to our brilliant partners CBRE, RSM, Talent Works International and Shearman & Sterling who bring their expertise and networks to Future Fifty.