This article was originally posted on the Tech City UK website.


“It’s ambitious but realistic,” Deliveroo founder, Will Shu, commented: “My goal is this: if it’s raining and you don’t want to go out, I want you to think of Delieroo immediately. We want to be affordable and high-quality enough that it’s not even a choice in your mind.”


Eileen Burbidge, Chair, Tech City UK, comments, “The UK is developing a global reputation for world-class digital innovation in sectors such as Fintech and E-commerce. In turn, this is attracting increasing investment activity, talent and expertise into the country.”


Gerard Grech, CEO, Tech City UK, comments, “Britain’s digital industry continues to defy expectation. From Fintech to online shopping, cyber security to gaming, the Future Fifty companies reflect the diversity of our fastest growing sector. In a rich and varied marketplace, these entrepreneurs are united by global ambition and enormous potential. The digital businesses joining the Future Fifty programme are a window into the future of the digital economy.”


Future Fifty judging panel:

 Professor Charles Baden-Fuller – Cass Business School
 Jonathan Goodwin – Lepe Partners
 Andrei Brasoveanu – Accel Partners
 Paul Harrison – WANdisco
 Keith Wallington – Formisimo
 Linda Main – KPMG
 Antony Clavel – Summit Partners
 Gregor Pryor – Reed Smith
 Simon Patterson – Silver Lake
 Nezahat Gultekin – Atlantic Bridge Capital
 Kevin Walsh – Deloitte
 Suranga – Balderton Capital
 Robin Klein – Local Globe
 Andrew Kanter – Autonomy
 Christian Hernandez – White Star Capital


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