Tech Nation has revealed the UK’s top regional early-stage scaling technology companies.
The Rising Stars competition, organised by Tech Nation, recognises the UK’s most innovative technology companies that are exhibiting growth.
33 regional winners have been announced, with finalists given the opportunity to pitch in front of over 200 investors, accelerators, entrepreneurs and corporate leaders. The companies are all Seed to pre-Series A funding or generating revenues of up to £1.5mn.
The competition promises to be truly national, with cities outside of London such as Cambridge, Oxford, Manchester, Leeds, Bristol and Edinburgh recognised. The chosen companies have been regarded as tech leaders within various regions in the UK.
Tech Nation’s Entrepreneur Success Director Mike Jackson commented: “The Rising Stars regional winners announced today are testament to the UK’s exceptional tech sector, and demonstrate that there are hugely exciting tech companies across the entire nation.”
Esme Caulfield, Competitions Lead at Tech Nation, added: “As the UK’s only early-stage tech scaleup competition, Rising Stars is an incredible opportunity for companies across the whole of the UK. We are hugely excited to shine a light on these early-stage scaleups across the nation and to support in creating opportunities for them to scale their business and one day become the UK’s next generation of tech leaders.”
The 33 finalists include: