A powerful network of the UK’s leading late-stage
tech companies

What is Future Fifty?

Our programme is designed to support founders and their leadership teams address challenges unique to the most successful tech companies in the country. At this point in the game the stakes are sky high. Tailor made guidance can be the key to unlocking answers when problem-solving is part of the everyday.

We aim to deliver valuable peer-to-peer learning, facilitating an open dialogue between experienced entrepreneurs and founders, with in-depth masterclass sessions run by seasoned coaches, who can help guide you on your way. You’ll be joining the ranks of household names such as Monzo, Bulb, Deliveroo, and Zoopla.

The programme is free to join and we do not take an equity stake in your company.

The Future Fifty 10.0 cohort

Our latest cohort present a network of leading companies that are transforming the the UK’s tech sector. Together, they deliver value in over 10 diverse sectors. Click on the logos below to read more about each company.

  • Cazoo

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    London | Ecommerce & Marketplace | @CazooUK

    Cazoo’s mission is to transform the car buying experience for consumers across the UK and Europe by providing better selection, quality, transparency, convenience, flexibility and peace of mind. Cazoo aims to make buying a car no different to any other product online today, where consumers can simply and seamlessly purchase, finance or subscribe to a car entirely online for either delivery or collection in as little as 72 hours. Cazoo was founded in 2018 by serial entrepreneur Alex Chesterman OBE, has a highly experienced management team and is backed by some of the leading global technology investors.

    https://www.cazoo.co.uk/

  • Cognism

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    London | Sales Intelligence | @Cognism

    Cognism is a leading global sales intelligence platform. With an internationally compliant database and unrivalled global data coverage, Cognism helps revenue teams to generate and close new business opportunities faster. Comprising a powerful mix of innovative technology and human ingenuity - including intent data, outbound automation features and a team of go-to-market advisors - Cognism enables B2B organisations to solve their revenue expansion challenges and overcome global compliance barriers.

    https://www.cognism.com/

  • Double Eleven

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    Middlesbrough | Gaming/ Immersive | @DoubleElevenLtd

    Double Eleven is a full-service video games developer and publisher, working on some of the world’s biggest IP’s (including Minecraft) with some of the globe's largest companies (like Microsoft). The company operates its HQ out of Middlesbrough and runs a satellite office in Kuala Lumpor, Malaysia, but has partners and players spaning all territories across the world.

    http://www.double11.com

  • Form 3

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    London | Fintech | @F3FinCloud

    Form 3's vision is to be the world’s most trusted provider of payment technology. It aims to design, build and run the technology that powers the future of payments through an end-to-end managed technology service to regulated financial institutions that provides them with connectivity to the universe of payment schemes through a single API.

    http://www.form3.tech

  • Hopin

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    London | Event/ Community Tech | @Hopin

    Founded in 2019 and launched in 2020, Hopin is the leading all-in-one event management platform that enables brands and communities to create immersive, live experiences for virtual, hybrid and in-person audiences. Through its multi-product platform including Virtual Venue, Event Marketing, Onsite Services and Live Streaming Studio, attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world. Hopin, one of the UK's fastest growing companies, is a remote-first company headquartered in London with employees in 45 countries. More than 100,000+ organizations usie the Hopin platform and millions of attendees show up each month.

    http://hopin.com

  • Huma

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    London | Healthtech & Biotech | @HumaForHealth

    Huma is a digital healthtech company transforming healthcare and research globally. Its digital ‘hospital at home’ and decentralized clinical trial platform uses real-time health data from smartphones to help patients, clinicians, researchers, and healthcare systems.

    https://huma.com/

  • Multiverse

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    London | Edtech | @JoinMultiverse

    Multiverse's mission is to create a diverse group of future leaders. To achieve this, the company provides high-quality apprenticeship programmes combining work, training and community at some of the world’s most exciting companies. Multiverse is the outstanding alternative to university and corporate training.

    http://www.multiverse.io

  • MYPINPAD

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    Cardiff | Fintech | @MYPINPAD

    MYPINPAD combines universally trusted and highly secure consumer PIN authentication with leading-edge mobile technology, providing a critical element to enable the development of integrated, scalable and unique customer experiences. Its specialised proprietary software for payments, e-commerce and digital identity turns smart devices into payment terminals and trusted authentication devices. This enables a consistent 'card present' experience across in-store and digital channels.

    http://www.mypinpad.com

  • Oxbotica

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    Oxford | Autonomous Vehicles | @oxbotica

    Oxbotica is a world-leading autonomous vehicle software company, headquartered in Oxford, UK, and founded by Professor Paul Newman and Professor Ingmar Posner in 2014. Oxbotica’s unique software enables any vehicle, in any environment to operate autonomously - referred to as Universal Autonomy. It is an entire ecosystem, a software platform comprising multiple software solutions that address the full spectrum of the autonomy marketplace. Oxbotica partners with global companies who licence its software and take it to market at scale.

    http://www.oxbotica.com

  • STATSports Group

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    Newry | Sports Technology | @statsports

    STATSports are world-leaders in on-field performance monitoring and analysis in sport. Working with over 600 professional teams across all sporting disciplines, STATSports APEX system revolutionised the sport science and player performance industries, providing elite practitioners full visibility of athlete readiness in real time. STATSports' APEX Athlete Series offers the everyday athlete full understanding of their athletic performance to help athletes become fitter, faster and perform at a higher intensity. Based in Northern Ireland, STATSports' technology has become omnipresent across elite sporting institutions, working day to day with 600+ clients, including 15 out of 20 Premier League teams and world champions within soccer, rugby and baseball.

    http://statsports.com

  • Strike

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    Colchester | Proptech | @we_are_strike

    Strike is changing what it means to be an estate agent. For too long, selling your home has meant high fees and pointless jargon. SoStrike is turning the industry on its head and to make selling simple, transparent, and free.

    https://strike.co.uk/

  • Tessian

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    London | Cybersecurity & surveilance | @Tessian

    Tessian's mission is to secure the human layer in cybersecurity by empowering people to do their best work, without security getting in their way. Using machine learning technology, Tessian automatically predicts and eliminates advanced threats on email caused by human error - like data exfiltration, accidental data loss, business email compromise and phishing attacks - with minimal disruption to employees' workflow.

    http://www.tessian.com

  • Wagestream

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    London | Fintech | @wagestream

    Wagestream is Europe's fastest-growing financial wellbeing provider. Working with employers including Bupa, Pizza Hut, JD Sports, Roadchef, Holiday Inn, Virgin Care and the NHS, Wagestream gives over half a million workers more power over their pay - with one app for financial budgeting, coaching and savings, built around flexible pay. Founded with a social charter, Wagestream is the only provider in its industry backed by leading financial charities, proven by data, and built around the employer's existing systems.

    http://www.wagestream.com

  • what3words Ltd

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    London | Location Technology | @what3words

    what3words has divided the physical world into three- metre squares with each square given a unique combination of three words, making it the easiest way to find and share exact locations. Millions of people around the world use what3words to make life safer, more efficient and less frustrating. Thousands of businesses use what3words to improve efficiencies and customer experience – from e-commerce and logistics companies to travel, ride-hailing and navigation apps.

    http://what3words.com

  • Wolf & Badger

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    London | Ecommerce & Marketplace | @wolfandbadger

    Wolf & Badger is a global multi-channel retail platform founded in 2010 by the Graham brothers – George Graham, CEO and Henry Graham, creative director. Through its proprietary technology, Wolf & Badger connects users with fashion, accessories, homeware and beauty brands locally and worldwide. The business has an exclusive focus on ethical, unique and independent designers and was certified as a B Corp in May 2021 for its role in promoting fair and responsible retail.

    https://www.wolfandbadger.com

What does the programme involve?

We aim to deliver a format that enables you to nurture your leadership skills, and apply those learnings in your workplace straight away. Companies selected to join the Future Fifty programme will benefit from:

Recognition as one of the UK’s most successful digital businesses

Peer-to-peer networks, including intimate C-Suite roundtables

Masterclass workshops led by global experts

Sessions with government key officials and exclusive ministerial roundtables

Access to a dedicated Tech Nation Visa team

Who is Future Fifty for?

Your business needs to meet the following criteria to be eligible: 

  • Series B+ funding stage
  • OR If revenue focused generating annual revenues over £5m
  • Achieving 50% year-on-year growth
  • HQ’d in UK

What people think about the programme

“It’s a fantastic network of great people and companies. Great support from the Government which is doing a fantastic job in the UK tech industry.”

José Neves, CEO, Farfetch

“We’re really excited to be working with other entrepreneurs from top notch UK businesses through this programme. Amongst other things, it will help us stay up to date with the evolving needs of our country’s top talent; continuing to deliver on our promise of making our products as enjoyable and relatable to them as possible.”

Chieu Cao, Co-founder, Perkbox

Our judging panel

Scroll through to see the calibre of our expert judges

Our programme partner

Slaughter and May puts the needs of their clients centre stage and are client, rather than product, focused. Understanding, anticipating and satisfying their individual legal needs is, for them, a priority. This commitment, combined with their in-depth knowledge and experience across their industries, allows the firm to deliver the highest level of service.

Supporting partner

Smith & Williamson have been looking after the financial affairs of entrepreneurs and businesses for more than a century, delivering imaginative yet pragmatic advice and solutions tailored to your circumstances. They take the time to get to know you and to understand your objectives, needs and aspirations, as well as the longer-term challenges you’re likely to face.

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