Transformify ranks for 2nd year in Startups.co.uk’s industry-renowned Startups 100 Index– the definitive index of Britain’s best and brightest start-up companies launched in the last three years...


● 100 companies boast an average turnover of £1.5m and employ an average of 20 staff
● Businesses have raised combined funding of over £200m while 14 have scaled without
investment and Transformify is one of them!
● Healthcare, food and drink, proptech, and finance among booming start-up sectors

 


An app which helps you get divorced on the quick, an alcoholic tea business, and an app for the elderly are among the most exciting 100 start-ups in the UK right now, according to the Startups 100 2018 index.

The longest running annual index of its kind, ranking the country’s top 100 fast-growth potential new businesses launched in the last three years, has been announced today. Run by Startups.co.uk and sponsored by global marketing company DCMN, it offers a diverse showcase of start-ups which demonstrate innovation, solid financials, economic impact, and the ability to scale.

This year’s index offers up a host of encouraging figures for the growth-potential of the country’s start-ups; collectively the index boasts average annual turnover of £1.5m, employing an average of 20 staff, with more than £270m funding raised. Lean start-up success stories also feature; 14 start-ups have grown without any external investment while 13 businesses have achieved fast-growth with 5 employees or less.

 

The 2018 ranking demonstrates the increasing diversity of entrepreneurship in the UK with the youngest founders in the index aged just 24, six founders aged 50 and over, and 30 of the 100 businesses started by female founders. This year’s winners join an exclusive club of alumni companies which includes BrewDog, Moshi Monsters, PROPERCORN, Seedrs, Purplebricks, LendInvest, Deliveroo, onefinestay, and many more esteemed businesses.

 

Startups.co.uk projects editor, Megan Dunsby:


“Every year The Startups 100 index shines a light on the game-changing new businesses shaping new innovations, products and services while simultaneously helping to drive the economy.


“Even in an uncertain climate with Brexit and GDPR considerations, these start-ups are flourishing with big plans for growth over the next 12 months. The UK’s entrepreneurial landscape is thriving, as evidenced by the Startups 100 2018.”

 

About the Startups 100 Index:


Established in 2008, the Startups 100 index identifies privately-owned UK companies launched on or after 1 January 2015 which demonstrate innovation, solid financials, economic impact and the ability to scale. Sponsored by DCMN the annual list ranks the country’s most inspiring, exciting, and
transformative new businesses launched in the last three years. As the ONLY and longest running index of its kind, the prestigious Startups 100 is industry renowned for uncovering businesses that will go on to become major brands, and even household names. It boasts alumni companies including eve Sleep, Flight Club, PROPERCORN, Purplebricks, LendInvest, Deliveroo, onefinestay, and many more acclaimed businesses.