London’s 101 Fastest Growing Apps Startups

July 28, 2022

At Best Startup London we track over 100,000 London based startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and organisations we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

We’ve ranked the top 101 Apps companies in London. The companies, startups and institutions listed in this article are all exceptional companies, well worth a follow. We have included links to their websites, socials and CrunchBase (if you’re interested in their financials).

We selected the organisations listed in this article based on:

  • Track record
  • Executive leadership
  • Market share
  • Innovation
  • ESG rating

Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as CrunchbaseSemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.

Top Apps Companies & Startups (London)


DIEM

FoundersGeri Cupi
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Twig is a fintech startup that provides a mobile banking app.


Bonnet

FoundersEliot Makabu, Patrick Reich
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One subscription for all EV charging networks


ANNA : Absolutely No Nonsense Admin

FoundersAndrei Pachai, Boris Dyakonov, Daljit Singh, Eduard Panteleev, Nikita Filippov, Slava Akulov
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Business Banking and Admin service


Second Nature

FoundersChris Edson, Michael Gibbs
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Second Nature is a digital programme that helps people lead healthier lives


nuUnlimited

FoundersTim Sandford
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It’s about the food, not the order


Childsplay London

FoundersAna Dada
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The Netflix Of The Ed-Tech World Offering Curated Educational Outcome-Led Content To Nurture An Independent Child And Happy Family.


Her

FoundersRobyn Exton
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Her is a dating application for lesbians, bisexual and bi-curious women, allowing users to connect with each other and their community.


Raylo

FoundersJinden Badesha, Karl Gilbert, Richard Fulton
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Raylo is on a mission to shake up the UK mobile sector.


Wheely

FoundersAnton Chirkunov, Pavel Bocharov
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Wheely is a luxury ride-hailing service, allowing customers to book chauffeur-driven journeys both on-demand and pre-booked through an app.


Thursday

FoundersDavid Sutherland, George Rawlings, Matthew McNeill Love
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Thursday is a dating app that wants to solve problems created by, well, too much time spent using dating apps.


Reflaunt

FoundersFelix Winckler, Philippe Benedetti, Stephanie Crespin
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Reflaunt gives fashion brands the technology to build and reclaim the secondary market.


Poq

FoundersJun Seki, Michael Langguth, Mike Hann, Oyvind Henriksen
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Poq offers a SAAS platform to help large retailers join app commerce.


Paired

FoundersKevin Shanahan
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Paired provides the steps needed by couples to improve their relationship each day.


Swapi

FoundersPete Howroyd
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Swapi is the only digital wallet globally that allows users to swap their loyalty rewards, cashback & gift cards between brands.


Flexion

FoundersJens Lauritzson, Per Lauritzson
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Flexion is a monetization and distribution platform for developers and publishers.


CIRCA5000

FoundersMatt Latham, Tom McGillycuddy
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The investment platform of the human future


B-Social

FoundersNazim Valimahomed, Tim Brown
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Kroo is a financial technology company that develops innovative services for a new generation of customers.


Lingumi

FoundersAdit Trivedi, Toby Mather
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Lingumi is an edtech startup that teaches English to kids aged 2 to 6 using an app and a range of physical products.


Oval Money

FoundersBenedetta Arese Lucini, Claudio Bedino, Edoardo Benedetto
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Oval offers an app for financial coaching and planning that helps people save according to their rules.


Mind Candy

FoundersMichael Acton Smith
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Moshi provides a sleep and mindfulness app for kids featuring melodic stories created to help kids drift off to sleep quickly.


Twin Science & Robotics

FoundersAsude Altintas, Cemil Cihan Ozalevli, Mustafa Sapcili, Omer Gorgulu
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Twin Science & Robotics is an award-winning UK company that develops children’s skills through purpose-led STEM learning.


Papercup

FoundersJesse Shemen, Jiameng Gao
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Papercup translates videos using AI by generating voices that sound like the original speaker


Shift

FoundersJacob Corlett
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On-demand technology platform for consumers and businesses focused on the logistics market


Rota

FoundersNick Bolton, Tom Williams, Will Taylor
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SAAS Mobile and desktop Apps to provide Total Workforce Technology for the whole workforce (internal and external)


Minimum

FoundersChris Winchurch, Freddie Evans, Freddie Green
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Minimum is a SaaS platform that lets you easily calculate, report on, and reduce the carbon footprint of your business.


Wrisk

FoundersDarius Kumana, Niall Barton
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Wrisk offers a customizable platform that enables businesses to create mobile-first insurance experiences for their customers.


AEVI

FoundersUnknown
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AEVI provides a platform for merchant-facing businesses that enables them to upgrade to more agile, more data-driven propositions.


Limitless

FoundersMegan Neale, Roger Beadle
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The Limitless GigCX platform enables businesses to connect customers with qualified experts to solve customer service enquiries on-demand.


Mana

FoundersBobby Tang, James Lo
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Mana is where you get lifehacks directly from relatable people through live sessions and digital content on any topic with anyone, anywhere.


tomato pay

FoundersAndreas Signer, Diogo Terroso, Fatou Diagne, Nick Heller, Stephanie Heller
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tomato pay is a QR-code based payments and invoice app used by businesses and sole traders.


Lapse

FoundersBen Silvertown, Dan Silvertown
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Lapse is a social disposable camera app.


AppyWay

FoundersDan Hubert
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AppyWay is a kerbside management & technology firm enabling intelligent mobility for cities.


Judopay

FoundersGeorge Karibian, Jan Farrarons
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Judopay is a mobile-first payments platform.


Cera

FoundersMahiben Maruthappu, Marek Sacha, Martin Ocenas
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Cera is a digital-first healthcare-at-home company delivering care, nursing, telehealth and repeat prescription services in people’s homes.


Taptap Send

FoundersMichael Faye
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Taptap Send is an app that lets immigrants send money back home.


UFIN

FoundersLucid Hoang
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Founded in October 2019 with the main business areas of financial technology market


Vitesse PSP

FoundersPaul Townsend, Phil McGriskin
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Vitesse is the smart way to make secure global money transfers.


EVIIVO

FoundersIan Griffin
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EVIIVO is an online reservation and property management system provider for the independent accommodation sector.


365Scores

FoundersYevgeny Brener
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365Scores is a cross-platform application that enables users to create their own personalized sports channel.


Masabi

FoundersBen Whitaker, Ed Howson, Tom Godber
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Masabi is the global leader in transport mobile ticketing and payments.


Marmalade Technologies

FoundersEben Upton
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Creators of the award winning Marmalade Platform, a cross-device game and app development technology that optimizes performance & file size.


Debut

FoundersCharlie Taylor, Michele Trusolino
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Debut is an app for students to showcase their profile and skills.


Antavo Loyalty Management Platform

FoundersAndras Bencsik, Andras Nemes, Attila Kecsmar, Gabor Csarnai, Zsuzsa Kecsmar
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Antavo is the leading customer loyalty technology for fashion and retail.


The Sauce

FoundersEmma Clark, Sachin Karia
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The Sauce has a vision for bringing the next generation back together in real life using the power of social video profiles.


Laundrapp

FoundersAntony Pink, Dominic Perks, Edward Relf, Jack Mason, Nick Bransby-Williams
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Laundrapp is the UK’s leading online laundry and dry cleaning service, offering unparalleled levels of quality cleaning right across London.


Yayzy

FoundersCristian Dan, Mankaran Ahluwalia, Pedro Cabrero
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Yayzy is an application for carbon footprint calculator.


Shopperbird

FoundersPaolo Casula
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Upcycling waste into unique clothes on-demand!


SKOOT

FoundersGreg Gormley, Mark Stringer
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SKOOT is a platform for Climate Change helping businesses, communities and individuals to IDENTIFY, OFFSET & AVOID their CO2 footprints.


Tenzo

FoundersAdam Taylor, Christian Mouysset
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Tenzo is a management platform that gives hospitality and retail businesses actionable insights from their real time data.


Daisie

FoundersDom Santry, Maisie Williams
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Daisie is where creators learn together.


BUMP

FoundersJack Ryder, Sam Howarth
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BUMP is a social peer-to-peer marketplace for authentic streetwear and sneakers.


sync.

FoundersAzahara Egea, Ricky Lee
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We provide bank account aggregation and personal financial management service.


Movebubble

FoundersAidan Rushby, Logan Estop Hall, Tony Edwards
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Movebubble is a property rental app in London & Manchester


Mediatonic Games

FoundersDavid Bailey, Paul Croft
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Mediatonic develops and publishes games for digital platforms such as smartphones, PCs and consoles.


Dent Reality

FoundersAndrew Hart
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Dent Reality develops an augmented reality platform that helps users find their favorite products on the market.


Springpod

FoundersOliver Fisher, Sam Hyams
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Springpod is an early careers attraction, engagement and recruitment technology that helps young people discover their futures.


Quipper

FoundersMariko Tokioka, Masatomo Nakano, Masayuki Watanabe, Takuya Homma
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Quipper provides quiz-based e-learning apps for iPhone and Android platforms.


Scoodle

FoundersImdad Ahad, Ismail Jeilani, Mujavid Bukhari
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Scoodle is connects students with teachers.


Maaind

FoundersDzera Kaytati, Martin Dinov, Oleg Lenive
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Personalised wellbeing through biometrics and neuroadaptive AI


SafeToNet

FoundersGeorgina Pursey, Jack Pursey, Richard Pursey, Sharon Pursey
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SafeToNet makes the digital world safer for children to explore and enjoy.


Zzish

FoundersCharles Wiles, Daisy Hill
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Zzish is a valuable classroom digital teaching tool for teachers that provides real-time feedback on the progress of their students.


7digital

FoundersBen Drury, James Kane
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7digital is the global leader in B2B end-to-end digital music solutions.


Cake Technologies

FoundersCharlotte Dales, Michelle Songy
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CAKE is revolutionizing the way restaurants and bars engage with their customers.


Sona

FoundersBen Dixon, Oli Johnson, Steffen Wulff Petersen
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Sona is the employee app for tomorrow’s workforce.


SMARTIFY

FoundersAnna Lowe, Nick Mueller, Ronald Vrijmoet, Thanos Kokkiniotis
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SMARTIFY provides instant access to inspiring art commentary, straight to your smartphone.


Mush

FoundersKatie Massie-Taylor, Sarah Hesz
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Mush is an online social platform that enables mothers to meet other mothers with kids the same age.


PawaPay

FoundersUnknown
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PawaPay is a payments company that provides mobile payment solutions to African consumers or businesses.


Hoop

FoundersDaniel Bower, Duncan Jennings, Max Jennings, Richard Foister
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Hoop is a platform for kids activities.


Bits

FoundersFaisal Khalid
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Bits helps people build their credit score by providing them with a digital credit card that they pay off every month.


Zappar

FoundersCaspar Thykier, Connell Gauld, Simon Taylor
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Zappar is a clever little app that can see and recognise images and objects in the world around us.


Secret Spa

FoundersEmily Ewart-Perks, Rider Latham
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Luxury beauty treatments…any time and any place.


Macademia

FoundersDouglas Lloyd, Estelle Lloyd
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Macademia is an award-winning global EdTech company providing educational programming and games for children.


gigl

FoundersChristian Ayerst, Dan Hudson
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The Video / Mobile 1st Job platform that is changing the way people find work across Hospitatly, Retails & Enterntainment. Replacing generic Job descrptions and the need for a CV with super vast video content. Companies such as Hard Rock use GiGL to find staff in under 24 hours


HaikuJAM

FoundersDhrupad Karwa
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Collaborative Poetry & Artistic Expression App


appScatter

FoundersPhilip Marcella
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AppScatter is a B2B SaaS platform that distributes, manages, and monitors mobile apps across multiple app stores worldwide.


WeWALK

FoundersGokhan Mericliler, Kürşat Ceylan, Sadik Unlu
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WeWALK is a startup developing a smart cane for the visually-impaired.


savvy navvy

FoundersJelte Liebrand, Kevin O’Neill
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savvy navvy is a startup working to build the best navigation solution for sailors worldwide.


Kindred

FoundersAaron Simpson, Alex Packham, Dan Bricken, Mike Gadd
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Kindred is an impact driven tech company that has developed the world’s first sustainable app monetization network.


LuckyTrip

FoundersAlex Burns, Tamer Q’taish, Tiff Burns
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LuckyTrip is a travel inspiration app that lets you find a trip in one tap.


Youtility

FoundersCharlie Quigley, Will Kostoris
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Youtility allows you to manage all your home finances from a single place.


Fleksy

FoundersFrancisco José Garcia Ojalvo, Olivier Plante, Xavier Farrarons
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Fleksy for business is a private white-label keyboard SDK enabling companies to create unimaginable products.


Paddle

FoundersChristian Owens, Harrison Rose
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We’re the only complete payments infrastructure provider for SaaS companies.


Upstream

FoundersAlex Vratskides, Marco Veremis, Nikos Iatropoulos
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Upstream is leading the mobile internet revolution in high growth markets.


Nosso

FoundersUnknown
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Nosso is a mobile-based financial planning platform for the future of children.


Logically

FoundersLyric Jain
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Logically develops the latest in AI technologies to combat information overload, misinformation, fake news & other types of harmful content.


Guild

FoundersAshley Friedlein, Matthew O’Riordan
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Guild is the platform for professional communities and networking.


Artfinder

FoundersChris Thorpe
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Artfinder is the art marketplace.


Unlockd

FoundersChristopher Kerrisk, Craig Watt, Matt Berriman
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Unlockd is a mobile platform that rewards consumers when they unlock their digital device and view targeted ads, content or offers


Snatch

FoundersJamal Hirani, Joe Martin
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Snatch is a computer game development company that provides a radical reinvention of the brand experience.


The Stack World

FoundersSharmadean Reid
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The Stack World is a news, events and connections company.


Dorm

FoundersRanbir Arora, Taras Polischuk
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Dorm is an audio learning app that aggregates and curates the world’s podcasting content.


Audiense

FoundersAlfredo Artiles, Javier Burón, Luis Pablo Pardo
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Audiense is a develops delivering unique consumer insight and engagement capabilities to many of the world’s biggest brands and agencies.


Summly

FoundersNick D’Aloisio
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Summly is a web platform and smartphone app that provides algorithmically-generated summaries from thousands of sources.


Zebra Fuel

FoundersReda Bennis, Romain Saint Guilhem
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Zebra Fuel is a mobile fuel delivery service that delivers fuel into a vehicle directly at a preferred delivery time.


Zesty

FoundersJames Balmain, Lloyd Price
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Zesty is a multi-award winning European digital health company.


pepperhq

FoundersCharles Hall, Matthew Scott, Simon Kelton, Stuart Hall
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The Pepper platform supports white label apps for mobile payment, discovery, digital loyalty, social media marketing, and actionable data.


Flypay

FoundersChris Evans, Tom Weaver
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Flypay is an app platform to transform the restaurant experience.


Oto Health

FoundersEdmund Farrar, George Leidig
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Mobile App, Digital Therapeutics


Flat

FoundersCorentin Gurtner, Cyril Coutelier, Pierre Rannou, Vincent Giersch
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Flat is an online and collaborative music score editor.


Squirrel

FoundersEmanuel Andjelic, Mutaz Qubbaj
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Squirrel is an award-winning smart banking app that empowers people to take control of their money.


XPO

FoundersFranck Ndame, Lotanna Ezeike, Tomi Aiyeola
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We pay creator invoices, crazy fast.

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