99 Leeds Startups to Watch in 2020

Leeds's tech sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 99 Leeds tech startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on November 16, 2020.

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Ring

Ring is a European brand in vehicle lighting, auto electrics, workshop tools and auto accessories.

Leeds   501-1000    

Cocoon

Cocoon is a home security device to protect one's home.

Leeds   1-10   $7,105,259  

XR Games

XR Games makes both console and mobile Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) games for world famous Intellectual Properties.

Leeds   11-50   $2,600,000  

Crisp Thinking

Crisp is the leading provider of social media brand safety and crisis monitoring services.

Leeds   51-100   $25,000,000  

Force24

Force24 is the marketing automation company.

Leeds   11-50   $331,738  

Synap

Synap is online education platform using AI to revolutionise learning.

Leeds   1-10   $928,492  

Vet-AI

Vet-AI is developing ground-breaking technologies that aim to prevent and predict conditions developing in animals.

Leeds   11-50   $3,048,198  

MoA Technology

MoA Technology has developed an innovative approach for the discovery of agricultural technologies.

Leeds     $7,640,762  

BigChange Limited

The paperless way to plan, manage, schedule and track your mobile workforce

Leeds   101-250   $1,650,000  

Eddisons

Eddisons provides specialist services to banks, insolvency practitioners, owners, and occupiers of commercial property.

Leeds   251-500   $31,760,860  

Creavo Medical Technologies

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

Leeds   11-50   $26,618,324  

The Dating App

JigTalk develops a dating app that covers the user's face in a jigsaw puzzle.

Leeds   1-10   $1,200,191  

WIFIPLUG

The world's smallest, smartest, smart plug.

Leeds   11-50   $746,000  

Moda in Pelle

Moda in Pelle is a UK-based designer company

Leeds   101-250   $5,632,560  

Reward Finance Group

Reward Finance Group offers a finance solutions to support your business needs.

Leeds   11-50   $52,418,937  

RapidSpike

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

Leeds   11-50   $719,215  

Pharmacy2U

Pharmacy2U are the UK’s leading NHS approved online pharmacy and also provide a confidential private online doctor service.

Leeds   51-100   $78,959,682  

Tracsis

The Tracsis Group is a leading international provider of software and services for the planning and management of mass transit operations.

Leeds   501-1000   $3,292,896  

Awesome Merchandise

Awesome Merchandise is a print & merch company.

Leeds     $865,019  

Nourish

Nourish offers a service that allows its users to convert RSS feeds into automated email newsletters.

Leeds     $3,000,000  

M-vendr Technologies

Prepaid digital product and financial services distribution solutions

Leeds   11-50   $125,000  

Bizdaq

Bizdaq makes selling a small business easy.

Leeds   11-50   $1,500,000  

Help-Link UK

Help-Link UK provides international home repairs.

Leeds     $16,758,074  

mTag

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

Leeds   1-10   $391,135  

SURECORE

sureCore is a U.K.-based IP company on the development of power efficient physical IP for next generation silicon processes.

Leeds   1-10   $1,600,000  

Zenith

Zenith is an independent leasing, fleet management and vehicle outsourcing business.

Leeds      

FLAVR

FLAVR is a recipe based online grocery service.

Leeds   1-10    

Geronigo

Geronigo is an action sports network.

Leeds     $340,939  

Tappit

Tappit is the only truly global RFID cashless solution.

Leeds   1-10    

The Technology Group

The Technology Group is a managed communications provider that specializes in voice over IP, video, chat, and collaboration technologies.

Leeds   11-50    

Nationwide Window Cleaning

Nationwide Window Cleaning provides window cleaning professionals services.

Leeds   251-500   $4,824,267  

Northern Bloc

Northern Bloc is an ice cream brand.

Leeds     $624,813  

Springfield Healthcare

Springfield Healthcare delivers personal and domestic care for people who need it in their own homes.

Leeds   1-10   $6,882,721  

BJSS

BJSS is an award winning delivery-focused IT Consultancy.

Leeds   501-1000    

Expede

Expede is proud to be the home of 'yada' - the next generation of mobile event app allowing a true 360-degree view of all your events

Leeds   1-10   $877,187  

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    

GHD

GHD manufactures of hair-care styling products and accessories from Britain.

Leeds   501-1000    

The Phoenix Partnership

TPP is a healthcare technology company, dedicated to delivering world class healthcare software in the UK and internationally.

Leeds   51-100    

Lowell Group

Lowell Group provides credit management services specializing in debt recovery, data analytics, and customer insight.

Leeds   501-1000    

Infinity Works

A collective of leading Engineers, Technologists and Consultants.

Leeds   101-250    

Looking4.com

Looking4.com is an airport parking website.

Leeds   11-50    

Communisis

Communisis offers personalized marketing services in a variety of media formats.

Leeds   1001-5000    

Sonocent

Sonocent make software to help people harness the power of spoken language by making it easy to work with audio recordings.

Leeds   11-50    

WYG Group

WYG Group is aprofessional services firm that specializes in management consulting, project management, and technical services.

Leeds   1001-5000    

Dizinga

Shop designs by independent artists across t-shirts, phone and tablet cases, wall art and posters. Dizinga supports artists worldwide.

Leeds   1-10    

EMIS Health

EMIS Health are the UK leader in clinical IT systems for joined-up patient care.

Leeds   5001-10000    

Quantum Motion Technologies

Quantum Motion Technologies is building a universal quantum computer in Silicon, using CMOS compatible processes.

Leeds   1-10    

Nexus Vehicle Rental

Nexus Vehicle Rental operates as a vehicle rental management provider.

Leeds   101-250    

Event Genius

Event Genius is an event solutions company that allows users to transform the way they manage events and sell tickets online.

Leeds   11-50    

Trakz

Trakz, a GPS and activity tracking IoT device for pets, with associated data interpretation for insurers, retailers & pet service providers.

Leeds   1-10    

Formplus

Formplus is a cloud-based, enterprise-focused data collection SaaS.

Leeds   1-10    

Keyword Eye

Keyword Eye is a suite of affordable, fast, no-nonsense visual keyword, content and competitor research tools.

Leeds   1-10    

Evans Easyspace

Find workspaces and solutions tailored to your business, anywhere in the world.

Leeds   11-50    

White Label Crowdfunding

Software as a Service to the peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding markets

Leeds   1-10    

Medisoft

Medisoft provides a range of software to drive improvements in quality, efficiency and safety.

Leeds   11-50    

Epiphany Solutions

Epiphany Solutions provides digital marketing services.

Leeds      

Nomify

Nomify powers your digital workplace and connects your employees. Recognise staff, issue documents, post news & events and manage holidays.

Leeds   1-10    

Software2

Software2 offers software delivery and application virtualization technology in education.

Leeds   11-50    

Hark.

Hark's Platform allows users to Monitor, Store and Analyse sensor data in real-time for predictive maintenance, estate management and more.

Leeds   1-10    

Simpson Millar

Simpson Millar provides open, straightforward legal advice to consumers, trade unions, and corporate services.

Leeds   501-1000    

Igniyte

Igniyte is an Online Reputation management platform.

Leeds   11-50    

thebigword

We are technology-driven language communication leaders trusted by the top 100 global brands and organizations. What language barrier?

Leeds   501-1000    

West Yorkshire Combined Authority

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is a Political Organization.

Leeds   251-500    

Data Choice

Programmatic Ad Technology focused on putting users back in control of their data

Leeds   1-10    

Direct Line

Direct Line for Business provides a range of business insurance products to landlords and the small business sector.

Leeds      

Boostify

Boostify allows you to use visitor behaviour, segmentation and a suite of widgets to boost your website conversion - in minutes not weeks.

Leeds   1-10    

Leeds Building Society

Leeds Building Society is engaged in the provision of savings products, mortgages and general insurance.

Leeds   1001-5000    

Videocloud

Videocloud is the world's number one online video hosting platform and video marketing solution for business.

Leeds      

The Test People

The Test People Limited (TTP) is an innovative testing solutions and consulting firm.

Leeds   51-100    

Dart Group Corporation

Dart Group Corp. is a leisure travel and distribution, and logistics company.

Leeds   1001-5000    

SeFF Fibre

Producing new innovative products spanning many industries from cottonised Hemp.

Leeds   1-10    

Rosemont Pharmaceuticals

Rosemont Pharmaceuticals manufactures and supplies liquid medicines.

Leeds      

Harrison Goddard Foote

Harrison Goddard Foote is a global intellectual property rights specialists.

Leeds   11-50    

Touchstone

Ensuring the views, entitlements and wishes of service users and carers inform every aspect of Touchstone service delivery.

Leeds   51-100    

RSLSteeper

RSLSteeper is the leading provider of innovative prosthetic, orthotic and assistive technology products and services.

Leeds      

Pocketworks Mobile

Creates software platforms for manufacturers, driver fleets & startups. We combine mobile apps, IoT & cloud to create digital products.

Leeds   11-50    

Clipper Logistics

Clipper Logistics is providing value-added logistics solutions.

Leeds   1001-5000    

Fintech North

FinTech North is an event based initiative created in 2016 to generate collaboration and economic benefits for the North.

Leeds      

Accounts Lab

Accounts Lab are online cloud accountants specialising in startups and tech.

Leeds   1-10    

World Textile Information Network

World Textile Information Network is an information provider, delivering intelligence and insight into textile manufacturing industry.

Leeds   11-50    

Vintage Cash Cow

Vintage Cash Cow develops and operates an online platform to sell vintage items.

Leeds   11-50    

WeTennis

WeTennis is a digital community and competition platform for the everyday tennis player

Leeds   1-10    

Andrew Page Limited

Andrew Page Limited is a distributor of automotive parts in the United Kingdom.

Leeds   1001-5000    

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies is a manufacturer of construction and home products in the UK.

Leeds   501-1000    

UK General Insurance

UK General Insurance provides personal lines insurance products and services for brokers.

Leeds   251-500    

Virttu Biologics

Virttu is a privately held biotechnology company, which has pioneered the development of oncolytic viruses for treating cancer.

Leeds      

Answer Digital

Answer Digital is a digital transformation company that delivers bespoke organizational, operational, cultural, and technological change.

Leeds   101-250    

TextAnywhere

We offer a range of text message applications and services to help businesses send quality and trusted text messages to their customers.

Leeds   11-50    

Optima Legal

Optima Legal is providing legal services ranging from property and remortgage services.

Leeds   251-500    

The Data City

The Data City providing possible data and analysis to help you evaluate and invest.

Leeds      

EcommerceHQ Limited

EcommerceHQ, creators of the most popular module on OpenCart OpenBay Pro. Specialists in OpenCart Hosting and OpenCart Development projects.

Leeds   1-10    

Airedale International Air Conditioning

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

Leeds   251-500    

Pentest People Limited

Pentest People are a boutique security consultancy focussing on bringing the benefits of Pentesting as a Service (PTaaS) to all its clients.

Leeds   1-10    

Antivia

Antivia is a business intelligence (BI) software company and developer of the fast dashboard and information application creation solution.

Leeds   51-100    

Surgical Innovations

Surgical Innovations (SI) specializes in the design and manufacture of creative solutions for minimally invasive (‘keyhole’) surgery (MIS).

Leeds   101-250    

COPTRZ

COPTRZ is a commercial drones manufacturer.

Leeds   101-250    

Nochex

Nochex means to make and accept payments safely and dependably at an affordable price.

Leeds   11-50    

Booking Protect

Booking Protect is an innovative affinity protection company that provides a complete refund protection product to its retail partners.

Leeds      

Alscient

Alscient specialise in IT consultancy, software development and systems integration.

Leeds   51-100    

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