2019 Scale Up Club

Each year, an exclusive group of the UK’s fastest growing companies are selected to be part of our Scale Up Club. These companies are the next ‘gamechangers’ – businesses that are scaling fast and making waves in the tech ecosystem.

In November, the Scale Up Club will join business leaders and industry experts for an afternoon of networking, learning and workshops that encourage connection and perseverance at our CEO Summit. These companies will have the unique opportunity to connect with and receive mentoring from some of the world’s most high profile CEOs, founders, entrepreneurs and business leaders.

Meet our 2019 cohort

Adrian Black

Adrian Black

CEO, NorthRow

@NorthRowChecks
NorthRow, founded in 2010 is focused on accelerating the capabilities of regulated organisations by digitally transforming their client onboarding processes. Delivered through a Single-point APi, customers can create amazing onboarding user experiences whilst meeting the latest Anti-Money Laundering regulations. NorthRow currently services Financial, Payments, Property, Hospitality industries and Public Sectors.
Aleksandra Pedraszewska

Aleksandra Pedraszewska

COO, VividQ

@VividQltd
VividQ is a UK-based deep tech software company with world-leading expertise in 3D holography: the next generation display technology. VividQ offers its patented hologram generation engine to leading hardware and embedded systems manufacturers. Since February 2017, the company has signed partnerships with some of the largest consumer electronics companies in the US, China, and Japan.
Alex Hersham

Alex Hersham

CEO, Zencargo

@zencargoltd
Zencargo is a supply chain solutions business. Our platform allows our customers to drive intelligent supply chain decisions that help their businesses thrive. HQ’d in London, we serve large, fast growing companies across the UK and Europe.
Alex Loizou

Alex Loizou

Co-Founder, Trouva

@wearetrouva
Trouva is one of the fastest growing tech businesses in Europe (TNW Tech5), one of Wired Magazine’s hottest European Startups and recently debuted at number 3 on the prestigious Startups 100 index 2019. A software-enabled marketplace, Trouva brings customers beautiful homewares from the best independent boutiques around the world. We’ve built the first offline to online technology platform for bricks and mortar stores that handles everything from real-time inventory management through to click-and-collect, worldwide delivery.
Alexander Kann

Alexander Kann

CEO, Together TV

@TogetherukTV
Together TV is the UK’s social purpose broadcaster. We motivate people to do good in their lives and communities, through award winning programmes and the chance to better their neighbourhood. Together TV is available 24-hours-a-day on TV and available on-demand through www.togethertv.com, My5, YouTube and Facebook.
Andrew Chatterley

Andrew Chatterley

CEO, Muso

@MUSOdotcom
MUSO are the authority on digital piracy. MUSO collects data from billions of piracy infringements every day to help entertainment companies and rights owners see a bigger picture. With an unrivalled data platform, digital content database covering 196 countries, millions of measured devices and billions of piracy pages continuously tracked, MUSO empowers entertainment companies and rights holders to win against digital piracy.
Antoine Amann

Antoine Amann

Founder & CEO, EchoBox

@EchoboxHQ
We are a fast-growing, researchfocused company building technology driven by artificial intelligence that helps online publishers excel in their digital strategies. We have a track record of building things that others had ruled out as impossible. Our team consists of the smartest and most talented individuals from all parts of the world who are passionate about the industry we serve and the innovations we deliver.
Arya Taware

Arya Taware

Founder & CEO, FutureBricks

@future_bricks
FutureBricks is a one-stop platform for SME house builders, where the platform provides them with site identification to finance to selling the end units- all in one place. FutureBricks is the first and only property finance technology platform in Europe. FutureBricks is already providing the finance part of the equation which is the biggest hurdle for SME house builders, thus already successfully attracting and servicing the SME house builders
Asif Qasim

Asif Qasim

Founder & CEO, MedShr

@MedShrOnline
MedShr is a medical knowledge platfrom that enables doctors to share and discuss clinical cases in a HiPAA and GDPR compliant network that is growing rapidly with over 900,000 members in 190 countries across all clinical specialties. Working in partnership with national and specialist societies, and the NHS and Health Education England, MedShr has become a trusted global brand.
Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen

Managing Director, Fidelity Payment Processing

@UKFidelity
Fidelity Payment offers tailored card processing services to mid corporate businesses. We currently process £2 billion of card transactions in the UK. Our team is focused on finding a payment solutions for businesses specialising in the eCommerce, insurance and property sectors. Businesses use us for improved service and support with an ever growing need to make accepting card payments as efficient and easy as possible.
Chris Quickfall

Chris Quickfall

CEO, Cognassist

@cognassist
The 4th industrial revolution suggests the knowledge worker becomes the new working class, yet society lacks scalable cognitive analytics solutions. We’re creating population-scale cognitive assessments to socially and economically empower end-users via their personal cognitive data, and enhance organisational and societal decisions through informed predictive cognitive analytics.
Claire Trachet

Claire Trachet

COO, 3WAYSTE

@3_wayste
3WAYSTE is a green technology company specialised in waste management solutions environmental services, and wastederived products. Our flagship is a patented and award-winning technology for processing municipal solid waste and is the result of 10 years of R&D. We hope that one day 100% of waste can be valorised for benefit of local economies and the planet.
Dana Denis-Smith

Dana Denis-Smith

CEO, Obelisk Support

@ObeliskSupport
Obelisk Support is an award-winning business that pools together extremely able ex-City lawyers to provide high quality, adaptable and affordable legal support to law firms and in-house teams globally. Through its flexible business model, lawyers can be placed with clients on an interim basis, or can work remotely for the client, either on stand-by or as backup legal advisers.
Danuta Jeziorska

Danuta Jeziorska

Co-Founder & CEO, Nucleome Therapeutics

@NucleomeTx
Nucleome Therapeutics is solving the non-coding regulation of the genome to help deliver life changing treatments. Founded by World Leading Experts in Gene Regulation from Oxford University. We are using the 3D nuclear architecture of the genome and AI powered computational genomics platform to transform drug target discovery and help deliver the next generation of genetically guided therapeutics.
Darina Garland

Darina Garland

Co-Founder & Chief Experience Officer, Ooni

@oonihq
In 2012, we launched the world’s first portable pellet-fired pizza oven. Ooni pizza ovens cost from £199 and makes amazing pizza, super fast. (Since then we’ve won the hearts, minds and stomachs of pizza fans around the world). Now, we’re selling globally: America, John Lewis, the internet. EVERYWHERE! We’re fired up!
Dave Sherwood

Dave Sherwood

CEO, BibliU

@BibliUSocial
BibliU is an educational content platform, making learning more efficient. Our web app provides universities and students with all the educational content they need, at any time, on any device. Our ground breaking search engine returns definitions, diagrams and examples, enabling students to learn and answer assessment questions faster than ever before.
David Benigson

David Benigson

Co-Founder & CEO, Signal AI

@SignalHQ
Signal AI is an AI-powered media intelligence platform that aggregates, analyses, and provides insights into digital, print and broadcast media, news, and regulatory data. Signal’s cutting edge machine learning enables businesses to track competitive landscapes, regulatory updates, and their reputation is empowering them to make smarter, faster business decisions.
David Garfield

David Garfield

Co-Founder & CEO, Garrison

@garrison_tech
Garrison’s web browsing technology provides the world’s most secure web access. Browse and click in confidence. Built on unique hardsec and patented SAVI technology Garrison is building the secure infrastructure to power tomorrow’s cloud.
Diane Young

Diane Young

CEO, The Drum

@TheDrum
The Drum is a B2B publisher serving marketing professionals around the world. Our website attracts 14m marketers from around the world and we have offices in UK, New York and Singapore. thedrum.com is the third most visited marketing news platform in the world and is aiming for the number one spot.
Douglas Orr

Douglas Orr

CEO, Novastone

@novastonemedia
Novastone builds white label messaging solutions for high value client interactions in banks. Novastone helps transition clients from email while complementing WhatsApp and WeChat channels to a wholly owned, controlled and compliant platform. It also supports the transition of processes from paper and portals into conversations that realise significant costs savings while improving internal and external collaboration.
Edward Chin

Edward Chin

Co-Founder & CEO, Supersolid

@supersolidgames
Supersolid is a leading independent mobile games studio based in central London. Its games have been downloaded over 70 million times around the world. With a team of 50, Supersolid continues to expand, delivering updates to existing titles while concepting and developing multiple exciting new games.
Emma Rogers

Emma Rogers

CEO, Little Bridge

@little_bridge
Little Bridge is a safe social network allowing children to make and chat with international friends online, whilst learning English and building positive social media habits. 1.6 billion K-12 children worldwide will be our future global citizens, joining the global conversation. It’s Little Bridge’s mission to help them succeed.
Ella Goldner

Ella Goldner

Co-Founder & GM, Zinc

@zincvc
Zinc builds new tech companies that solve the developed world’s toughest social issues. Learning from the successful innovation systems in computer and life sciences, Zinc combines insights from social sciences with top entrepreneurial talent and venture capital to build new, scalable, mission-led businesses.
Fhon Supmak

Fhon Supmak

CEO, Oxford Vision & Sensor Technology

Oxford Vision and Sensor Technology (OVST) is a University of Oxford spin-out that specialises in the design of 2D and 3D machine vision systems. These are transforming industrial manufacturing processes by allowing robots to recognise and identify objects to enhance the productivity and quality of an automatic operation.
Freddie Blackett

Freddie Blackett

CEO, Patch

@patch_plants
Patch is a direct-to-consumer brand transforming Europe’s £20bn plant market with a mission to make modern life greener.
Gary Barnes

Gary Barnes

Chief Commercial Officer, Ably Realtime

@ablyrealtime
Ably provides cloud infrastructure and APIs to help developers simplify and overcome complex and demanding realtime engineering. We make it easy to power and scale realtime features in apps (chat, realtime updates, device control), or distribute data streams to third party developers as realtime APIs (transit, sports, financial data).
Gary Gallen

Gary Gallen

CEO, rradar

@rradar_official
Our vision is clear: Empower and educate businesses through smarter legal services. We are a specialist litigation and commercial law firm that uses our expertise and digital tools to share our legal knowledge through innovative digital channels, proactively delivering business solutions that reduce risk for our clients.
Irra Ariella Khi

Irra Ariella Khi

CEO, VChain Technology

@Vchaintech
Vchain connects each human being to a digital identity as unique as their DNA. The world’s first fully de-personalised, blockchain-secured, unhackable, patent-pending enabling technology to power 7 billion global identities.
Ishaan Malhi

Ishaan Malhi

Founder & CEO, Trussle

@Trussle
Trussle is the UK’s first and best-rated online mortgage broker, building a ‘full-stack’ marketplace which offers borrowers personalised, pre-approved deals with automatic refinancing and allows lenders to grow, manage and optimise their portfolios in a data-rich, scaled environment.
Jeffrey Kofman

Jeffrey Kofman

Founder & CEO, Trint

@TrintHQ
Trint is a browser/app-based AI transcription & A/V workflow tool that facilitates and speeds up the process between story capture (e.g an interview or a conference speech) and its readiness for distribution via news reports, social media, video publications, captions and subtitles etc.
Jeremy Duckworth

Jeremy Duckworth

CFO, Kortext

@Kortext
Kortext is a supplier of digital teaching and learning platform to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) (the Kortext Platform), together with digital learning materials to students. We have some 100 HEIs using the Kortext Platform in the UK, with an additional 30+ in MENA and ASEAN regions.
Jenny Stanley

Jenny Stanley

Managing Director, Appetite Creative Solutions

@appetitemobile
We are a multi award-winning creative technology company with a passion to bring advertising to life and inspire others through creativity. We deliver effective, global, digital campaigns across the EMEA, Americas and MENA regions, and have a flexible agnostic approach with our own unique solutions and ad-serving technology.
Julie Dawson

Julie Dawson

Director of Regulatory & Policy, Yoti

@getyoti
Yoti is a global digital identity platform and free consumer app that gives you a simple, fast and secure way of proving who you are online and in person. The platform spans identity verification, age verification, e-signatures, biometric authentication and secure access control.
Kevin Duffy

Kevin Duffy

Founder, Winnow

@WinnowSolutions
Winnow AI-enabled technology helps food service companies around the world such as contract caterers and restaurants to understand and take steps to reduce their food waste and manage production, both cutting costs and improving sustainability. Winnow’s goal is to help its clients prevent over $1 Billion in food waste annually by 2025.
Lee Kelly

Lee Kelly

CFO, Immerse Learning

@immerse
The Immerse Virtual Enterprise Platform (VEP) enables enterprises to create, scale and measure virtual reality (VR) training content and programmes. It is a cloud-based platform that facilitates the live interaction of participants in VR. Single or multiple participants can be in the same virtual reality scenario, either in the one location or multiple locations, where every virtual interaction can be recorded, reviewed and analysed.
Lola Olatunji

Lola Olatunji

Director, Aspin International

@aspinint
Aspin provides a complete range of cost management and project management services from estimating at all stages within the project life-cycle through procurement to contract and cost management. We are innovative and specialise in encouraging the development of smart cities. We research and promote innovative cost and energy saving ideas for incorporation into the fabric of cities and other infrastructure.
Lorena Puica

Lorena Puica

CEO, iamYiam

@iamYiam
We at iamYiam are a people business focused on Preventive & Personalised Health – everyday and lifelong. The iamYiam platform’s mission is to leverage state of the art preventive health and molecular research, Reinforcement Learning (Ai) and digital technologies to empower people everywhere to personally take charge of their health with the help of Syd their personal Ai partner – everyday and lifelong.
Lucy Stonehill

Lucy Stonehill

CEO, BridgeU

@BridgeU
BridgeU is a global education & talent company. Our mission is to create the world’s most valued talent ecosystem for globally mobile Generation Z. We seek to empower students to discover the right post-secondary pathways for them; enable secondary schools to deliver world class university & careers guidance; help universities to connect with and engage students and counsellors at high schools across the globe.
Marc Warner

Marc Warner

CEO, Faculty

@faculty_ai
Faculty is a leading applied AI start-up. We work with our clients to make AI real in their organisations through the delivery of a combination of software, strategy and skills.
Mark McDermott

Mark McDermott

CEO, ScreenCloud

@screencloud
ScreenCloud is the easiest way for businesses to visualise what’s important, whether that’s metrics, news, upcoming events, latest promotions, social media or much more. Over 8000 leading brands around the world already use ScreenCloud’s simple cloud software to make managing and updating screens a breeze. Our 80+ free apps keep your screen content fresh and we work on any consumer hardware.
Maximilianos Nijhof

Maximilianos Nijhof

Customer Operations, Cuuva

@cuuva
The one app for all your flexible insurance needs. You can get motor insurance through the mobile app within 2 minutes for as little as 1 hour and in the same app you can book your travel insurance. An insurance app built around the user.
Melinda Nicci

Melinda Nicci

Co-Founder & CEO, Baby2Body

@baby2body
Baby2Body has disrupted the wellness industry by improving the way women look after their health and wellbeing- by providing them with an automated, actionable, science backed coaching platform, that addresses health and wellbeing concerns at every significant life stage. We provide fitness, nutrition and wellbeing programmes through our proprietary content, all personalised to each user, based on a number of data points.
Michael Cross

Michael Cross

Founder, Brightblue Consulting

@BrightblueGB
Brightblue is an award winning independent tech analytics consultancy with the aim of growing the performance of businesses through exceptional predictive modelling.
Patrick Eve

Patrick Eve

Managing Director, ZigZag Global

@ZigZagGlobal
ZigZag is a returns solution for retailers. On the front-end we provide a branded portal through which the customer can book a return from a list of convenient returns options. On the back-end we provide a SAAS platform that tracks all returned items throughout our network of 220 warehouses and over 100 carrier services across 130 countries.
Preeti Patel

Preeti Patel

CEO, Global Pricing Innovations

@pricingglobal
Global Pricing Innovations is an international firm providing solutions that make a measurable difference to clients within life sciences. Our combination of innovative technology solutions, insights and analytical thinking helps price, access & commercial teams make well-informed business decisions across functions and regions.
Rachel Murphy

Rachel Murphy

CEO, Difrent

@BeDifrent
We are an outcomes based professional services company working on tech for good initiatives across the public and private sectors.
Radha Vyas

Radha Vyas

CEO, Flash Pack

@flashpack
Flash Pack is an award-winning travel company rehabilitating the outdated concept of the group holiday. Flash Pack connects like-minded solo travellers in their 30s and 40s, to enjoy epic adventures around the world.
Rebecca Kelly

Rebecca Kelly

Founder & CEO, VenueScanner

@venuescanner
VenueScanner is a marketplace for venue booking. Our mission is to change the way the world books events. We help venue owners to run more profitable businesses through SaaS and marketing tools. We help event organisers through offering a simple search, compare and booking platform.
Robert Milnes

Robert Milnes

CEO, Fertility Focus

@ovusense
12 million women start trying to conceive each year. 4 million will struggle to conceive for 6 months or more, because they have variable ovulation. OvuSense solves this by predicting ovulation 24 hours in advance using current cycle data. It measures Core Body Temperature with a patent protected vaginal Sensor and smartphone app.
Sadiq Damani

Sadiq Damani

CEO, Theodo UK

@theodo
Theodo partners with corporates on their digital transformation journey and enables SMEs to scale by building bespoke software within weeks. We transform internal teams to deliver successful digital products at speed, namely MADE.com, Admiral, and BNP Paribas.
Sandrine Zhang Ferron

Sandrine Zhang Ferron

CEO, Vinterior

@vinteriorUK
Vinterior is the platform for buying and selling vintage furniture. With our network of over 1,800 professional sellers, we bring online a collection of 150,000 unique furniture and home decor pieces. Our large range of styles and prices enables everyone, whatever their budget, lifestyle or taste, to find the remarkable.
Rebecca Kelly

Rebecca Kelly

Founder & CEO, VenueScanner

@venuescanner
VenueScanner is a marketplace for venue booking. Our mission is to change the way the world books events. We help venue owners to run more profitable businesses through SaaS and marketing tools. We help event organisers through offering a simple search, compare and booking platform.
Sascha Cutura

Sascha Cutura

CEO, Convedo Group

@convedo
Convedo helps financial services and public sector organisations simplify and automate business processes using market leading intelligent automation technology. With its powerful AI and Machine Learning capabilities, convedo’s “Intelligent Capture Cloud” helps companies to turn vast amounts of unstructured documents and data into valuable structured information.
Shaun Azam

Shaun Azam

CFO, Sweatcoin

@sweatcoin
We want a healthier you, on a healthier planet. Because that’s just better, for everyone. We convert your steps into a currency, to spend on products and services. Because your steps have value: to you, your health insurance, society. We reward you for walking – sweat for coins. Soon sweatcoins will become a universally accepted form of payment.
Simon Bird

Simon Bird

Co-Founder & CEO, RevLifter

@RevLifter
RevLifter personalises deals for retailers across any marketing channel. The platform uses AI to understand real-time signals from users’ onsite behaviour to deliver the right deal to the right customer at the right time, to achieve the advertiser’s goals.
Simon Hill

Simon Hill

CEO, Wazoku

@WazokuHQ
We are an innovative SaaS business helping to change the world one idea at time. We are the global home for all ideas, giving a voice and role to everyone in the innovation process.
Sten Saar

Sten Saar

Co-Founder & CEO, Zego

@zegocover
Zego is the global insurtech company providing flexible insurance for the gig economy and new mobility, from ride-hailing to scooter-sharing. We’re a digital broker using technology to price policies by the minute or mile, so our customers are covered for just as long as they need.
Susie Cummings

Susie Cummings

Founder, Nurole

@NuroleCom
Nurole is a headhunting platform connecting leaders across more than 100 countries to roles that match their interests. We enable individuals to put themselves forward, and recommend others, for commercial, not-for-profit and government roles. We believe in the powers of cognitive diversity, not diversity for diversity’s sake.
Tania Boler

Tania Boler

Founder & CEO, Elvie

@elvie
Elvie is a health and lifestyle brand developing smarter technology for women. We are committed to building extraordinary products that improve the health and lives of women everywhere and at all stages of life. Our first product, Elvie Trainer, is an award-winning app-connected Kegel trainer that helps women strengthen the pelvic floor via fun, five-minute workouts.
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