25 Commerce and Shopping Startups in UK to Watch in 2020

UK's Commerce and Shopping sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 25 UK Commerce and Shopping startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on January 24, 2023.

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Cazoo is a platform that enables consumers to buy and rental car online.

London   11-50   $68,415,501  


Farfetch is an online luxury fashion retail platform.

London   1001-5000   $701,500,000  


Patch is the direct-to-consumer brand for the people who need plants most – those who live and work in the city

London   11-50   $10,232,941  


Checkout helps companies accept more payments around the world through one integration.

London   501-1000   $230,000,000  

Push Doctor

Same day appointments with the UK's number one online doctor. Talk face-to-face with an NHS-trained GP on your mobile, tablet or laptop.

Manchester   51-100   $37,500,000  


Ultrahaptics is working to create the most remarkable connection between people and technology.

Bristol   51-100   $85,870,124  

Horizon Discovery

Horizon is a world-leading gene editing company that designs & engineers genetically-modified cells, applying them to advance human health.

Cambridge   251-500   $38,511,176  

M14 Industries

M14 Industries is the a white label dating platform.

Manchester   1-10   $311,724  


FlexEnable is the global leader in the development and industrialization of organic electronics for flexible displays and sensors.

Cambridge   11-50   $6,040,872  


Verastar is a services company for small business market delivering spectrum of essential business services for customers.

Manchester   501-1000   $305,308,950  

Money Mover

Money Mover is a global payments and currency exchange platform for small/medium enterprises (SMEs) and the mass affluent.

Cambridge   11-50   $2,640,887  


Cytox have developed a simple genetic based blood test for the assessment of risk and diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease.

Manchester   1-10   $15,484,778  


KYMIRA Sport is developing a range of performance and recovery enhancing sportswear.

Reading   1-10   $539,778  


Mindtrace builds intelligent systems which exploit the synergy of brain-inspired algorithms and neuromorphic hardware.

Manchester   1-10   $1,744,210  


Aceleron is an innovative UK-based advanced lithium battery developer aiming to accelerate the global shift to cleaner.

Birmingham   11-50   $194,102  


A global network connecting media professionals, empowering them to create, distribute and earn from digital visual media.

Leeds   1-10   $391,135  


Cocogreen® is a leading international brand of speciality coir substrates for edible crops.

Manchester   501-1000   $629,134  

Nationwide Window Cleaning

Nationwide Window Cleaning provides window cleaning professionals services.

Leeds   251-500   $4,824,267  

Spearhead Compliance Training

Spearhead Compliance Training delivers accredited training courses to individuals and organisations nationwide

Birmingham   101-250   $174,794  

Carbon Performance

Cars that are farmed, grown, and harvested (just like plants and trees) part-by-part and layer-by-layer for 3D printing.

Leeds   1-10    


Genetrainer is a website that provides a personalized fitness plan for users based on their genes.

Bristol   1-10    


Repstor helps companies harness the value of their information assets by boosting user adoption and driving compliance.

Belfast   11-50    


WeThrive is a platform for organisations who want to engage, retain and develop their people

Brighton   1-10    


Clearleft is an award winning Strategic Design & Innovation Consultancy based in Brighton, UK.

Brighton   11-50    


TapSOS is an app for a non-verbal method of contacting the emergency services.


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