33 Lending and investments Startups in UK to Watch in 2020

UK's Lending and investments sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 33 UK Lending and investments startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on February 15, 2021.

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Curve

Curve is an Over The Top banking platform that consolidates all bank cards into a single smart card and app.

London   101-250   $74,195,357  

Monzo

Monzo is a London-based digital-only bank platform.

London   251-500   $417,342,054  

eToro

eToro is a social trading and investment marketplace that allows users to trade currencies, commodities, indices, and stocks.

London   501-1000   $222,700,000  

Seedrs

Seedrs is a UK-based equity crowdfunding platform.

London   101-250   $71,333,623  

Draper Esprit

Draper Esprit is a Pan-European venture capital fund that invests into disruptive tech companies at the early and growth stages.

London   11-50   $63,273,839  

Ebury

Ebury is a financial services company designed to empower small and medium-sized businesses that want to trade internationally.

London   501-1000   $570,403,724  

OakNorth

The next-generation credit platform that's redefining lending to lower mid-market businesses globally

London   501-1000   $1,041,034,144  

Darktrace

Darktrace is an artificial intelligence company for cyber security.

Cambridge   501-1000   $230,500,000  

Tide

Tide is a fintech and banking company that gives time back to business owners, so they can get back to doing what they love.

London   101-250   $95,236,961  

TrueLayer

TrueLayer provides a platform to build financial apps that connect to bank data, verify accounts, and access transactions in real time.

London   11-50   $46,800,000  

Soldo

Soldo is a multi-user expense account helping companies manage their budgets.

London   51-100   $83,200,000  

Revolut

Revolut is a digital banking alternative for instant payment notifications: free international money transfers and global fee-free spending.

London   1001-5000   $336,945,269  

Revolut

Revolut is a digital banking alternative for instant payment notifications: free international money transfers and global fee-free spending.

London   1001-5000   $336,945,269  

Thought Machine

Thought Machine are building Vault, a next-generation core banking system for banks.

London   51-100   $23,631,009  

Chip Financial

Chip an automatic savings app that does all the hard work to make saving money as easy as spending it.

London   11-50   $15,361,047  

ClearBank

ClearBank is the UK’s first new clearing bank in more than 250 years.

London     $78,318,041  

Augmentum Fintech

Augmentum Fintech is a venture capital fund with a focus in fast growing and/or high potential FinTech companies in the UK and Europe.

London   1-10   $33,460,888  

Divido

Divido is a global white label consumer lending platform for financial institutions and multinational retailers.

London   51-100   $18,979,930  

Moneybox

Moneybox is a mobile savings and investment app that enables users to round up their digital spare change into a Stocks & Shares ISA.

London   11-50   $23,304,203  

Starling Bank

Starling Bank provides a mobile banking application and a debit card that enable users to manage their finances.

London   501-1000   $349,535,281  

TotallyMoney

TotallyMoney puts customers right at the center of their credit data, helping them make smarter financial decisions.

London   11-50   $71,549,530  

Imagen

Imagen is a modular enterprise video platform that enables content owners to publish and monetize media archives.

Cambridge   11-50   $17,108,657  

Creavo Medical Technologies

Creavo Medical Technologies is an innovative British company developing diagnostics technology for acute medical settings.

Leeds   11-50   $26,618,324  

Virtualstock

Fast-growing technology company providing digital supply chains solutions across the retail and healthcare sectors.

Reading   11-50   $10,359,868  

RapidSpike

Digital Experience Monitoring SaaS Platform (Magecart Detection, Website Performance Improvement, Customer Interaction Monitoring and More)

Leeds   11-50   $719,215  

Payaca

Changing the way small businesses access financial services, making it faster, simpler and cheaper for them to work with their customers.

Bristol   1-10   $84,217  

GoReport

GoReport provides a range of purpose-built solutions for a variety of survey types across the entire property sector.

Belfast   11-50   $454,215  

Azul Optics

Azul Optics is developing a device that can rapidly assess macular pigment density.

Bristol     $663,631  

Folium Optics

Folium Optics was founded in November 2013 by Steve Kitson and John Rudin.

Bristol   1-10   $1,546,711  

StorMagic

StorMagic is the simple, cost-effective and flexible virtual SAN solution for edge computing and remote environments.

Bristol   51-100    

BusinessZone.co.uk

BusinessZone.co.uk is a web-based platform providing free and practical business advice to entrepreneurs.

Bristol      

Entrepreneurs Circle

Entrepreneurs Circle exist to educate, motivate, help and inspire business owners to achieve more than they ever thought possible.

Birmingham   11-50    

Airedale International Air Conditioning

Airedale International Air Conditioning Limited designs and manufactures air conditioning products.

Leeds   251-500    

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