105 Manchester Startups to Watch in 2020

Manchester's tech sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 105 Manchester tech startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on March 22, 2020. This is how we decide who shows up.

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The Hut Group

The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods, specifically focused on health and beauty.

Manchester   1001-5000   $2,826,614,756  

Immotion Group

Immotion combine award-winning animation & multi-directional motion platforms to deliver immersive VR solutions for visitor attractions.

Manchester   101-250   $9,638,264  

BluJay Solutions

BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers.

Manchester   1001-5000   $500,000,000  

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  

Peak

Peak is the pioneer of the AI System, a new enterprise technology that helps businesses grow using AI and machine learning.

Manchester   51-100   $5,906,902  

LIMA

LIMA empowers businesses to work smarter and achieve more with technology tailored to customer needs.

Manchester     $14,809,640  

Miss Group

Miss Group is a hosting company that offers web hosting, VPS, domain registration, SEO tools, web security, and more.

Manchester   101-250   $24,833,614  

taptrip

taptrip is making business travel completely frictionless through it's consumer approach to business travel

Manchester   1-10   $663,061  

Twine

Twine connects companies to creatives by making it simple to write a project brief and curating the best quality freelancers.

Manchester   1-10   $1,057,887  

AccessPay

AccessPay develops cloud-based payment and cash management solutions.

Manchester   51-100   $16,916,883  

Sorted Group

Sorted Group is a global SaaS company that provides data-driven software for checkouts, warehouses, and shipping.

Manchester   11-50   $16,208,413  

M14 Industries

M14 Industries is the a white label dating platform.

Manchester   1-10   $311,724  

Airtime Rewards

Airtime Rewards is an innovative loyalty platform pioneering unique rewards solutions with mobile operators.

Manchester   1-10   $1,325,421  

TickX

TickX is the simple, hassle-free way to search for the best tickets.

Manchester   11-50   $5,324,191  

SteamaCo

SteamaCo is a venture-backed technology company that enables utilities to sell energy anywhere on the planet.

Manchester   11-50   $8,860,000  

HelloSoda

HelloSoda is designed to predict your credit rating and potential for fraud.

Manchester   1-10   $7,291,102  

DigitalBridge

DigitalBridge is a Guided Design platform that enables retailers to help their customers design and buy their dream bathroom or kitchen.

Manchester   11-50   $5,206,363  

F2G

F2G discovers and develops novel drugs for the treatment of life-threatening fungal diseases.

Manchester   11-50   $152,519,360  

ResponseTap

ResponseTap Call Intelligence takes call tracking to another level, amplifying the depth of data across the end-to-end customer journey.

Manchester   51-100   $15,313,469  

UKFast

UKFast is a dedicated host and server company.

Manchester   251-500   $57,340,600  

Upside Energy

Upside Energy reduces greenhouse gases by enabling people to make smart choices about when to use energy.

Manchester   11-50   $8,315,323  

Fractory

Fractory provides a one-stop shop for on-demand manufacturing services.

Manchester   11-50   $413,473  

RealityMine

RealityMine is a tech leader in high quality passive research, enabling clients to reveal unique insights from real life consumer behaviour.

Manchester   51-100   $20,618,078  

Verastar

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

Manchester   501-1000   $305,308,950  

Hiring Hub

Online marketplace connecting companies to a community of trusted, independent recruitment agencies

Manchester   11-50   $2,835,650  

Corporation Pop

Corporation Pop designs original and engaging interactive tools that help their clients communicate with their audience.

Manchester     $701,802  

Just Childcare

Just Childcare operates a group of day nurseries providing outstanding care to children.

Manchester   501-1000   $61,675,019  

Matillion

Matillion is a data transformation solution provider or cloud data warehouses.

Manchester   11-50   $60,000,000  

Intechnica

Intechnica enables rapid business growth by delivering cost-effective digital innovation and transformation solutions.

Manchester   101-250   $12,212,278  

DueCourse

DueCourse helps small businesses get paid on time by creating & sending 'smart' digital invoices to their customers in seconds. For Free.

Manchester   1-10   $8,350,723  

Now Healthcare Group

Now Healthcare Group is the world’s premier telehealth and medicine fulfillment organisation.

Manchester   251-500   $5,092,271  

Wakelet

Wakelet gives you the freedom to organise the web, the way you want it. Save, curate and share all the things you love online.

Manchester   1-10   $1,673,231  

Cytox

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  

Elucid mHealth

Elucid mHealth provide real-time remote monitoring tools for non-adherence and patient engagment within clinical trials.

Manchester   1-10   $1,891,999  

Mindtrace

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

Manchester   1-10   $1,744,210  

Padoq

Padoq is a community network platform designed to allow organisers to better manage and engage with their communities.

Manchester   11-50   $400,000  

Broadstone

Broadstone is an online recruitment marketplace; offering temporary staffing, part-time roles or full-time job opportunities.

Manchester   1-10   $261,299  

Duuzra

Easily create and transfer material, engage audiences, and track analytics in a variety of business areas.

Manchester   11-50   $2,856,937  

C4X Discovery

C4X Discovery brings a new dimension to drug discovery. Using its unique NMR-based technique to determine 3D molecular.

Manchester     $6,710,238  

4net Technologies

4net Technologies is a business communications technology specialist who are at the forefront of technology developments market.

Manchester   101-250   $12,129,331  

XenZone

XenZone are providers of online counselling and emotional well-being services.

Manchester     $130,779  

GradTouch

A fast growing graduate careers platform helping 18-24 year olds transition from university life into a young professional.

Manchester   11-50   $1,583,401  

ProofID

ProofID is a specialist provider of fully managed identity management solutions, both on-premise or cloud hosted.

Manchester   11-50   $3,915,902  

Regit

Using data to help motorists connect with brands at the key moments that matter all the way through their ownership lifecycle

Manchester   11-50   $1,704,189  

Clubhouse Golf

Clubhouse Golf is a retailer of golf equipment, clothing and accesories.

Manchester     $4,994,587  

Timetastic

Timetastic is a SaaS company that offers staff holiday planner.

Manchester   1-10   $64,987  

Tabledash

Tabledash is a pre-payment platform that empowers restaurants to provide faster service.

Manchester   1-10   $140,000  

Roundwaves

Discover emerging music videos.

Manchester   11-50   $350,000  

Intelling

Intelling is a communications business that provides customer services support for companies such as Telefonica and Misguided.

Manchester   51-100   $3,743,164  

Charity Engine

Building the biggest computer on the planet - literally

Manchester   1-10   $327,713  

Lasula

Lasula is a privately held company and is a home to the latest fashion flashes from across the globe.

Manchester     $1,061,425  

Auto Trader

Auto Trader is a motoring marketplace that helps people to sell old cars and buy new vehicles.

Manchester   501-1000    

Hobs Reprographics

Hobs Reprographics is a national network of digital printing bureau, supplying printing and design solutions to all business sectors,

Manchester     $10,910,564  

MagnaPass

MagnaPass is a fitness eco-system, allowing Partners (studios/freelancers) ways to gain new clients & manage their business.

Manchester   1-10   $211,065  

NCC Group

NCC Group provides information assurance solutions to organizations worldwide.

Manchester   1001-5000    

360 Studios

360 Studios is the developer of MMA Federation, a brand new social game based on the world of MMA.

Manchester   11-50   $1,500,000  

Vaioni

Vaioni helps businesses to build connectivity, telecoms, and cloud services via carrier Ethernet services.

Manchester   11-50   $799,820  

Partscosting

Digital supply chain platform for industrial components!

Manchester   1-10   $140,191  

GettingPersonal

GettingPersonal is online retailer selling personalized and unique gifts.

Manchester     $5,984,234  

Dot Residential

Turnkey investment properties optimised for short-term rentals

Manchester   1-10   $3,000,000  

Collabor8Online

Collabor8Online is a cloud-based project management software providing a fully managed file sharing service .

Manchester   1-10   $198,209  

SwabTech

SwabTech is a medical device company that has developed, evaluate and commercialize an automatic swab washing device.

Manchester   1-10   $752,021  

1st Class Holidays

UK-based provider of luxury tailor-made holidays to Canada

Manchester   11-50   $3,721,556  

Ashbgame

Ashbgame is an online gamer. Showcasing gameplays of hottest and latest games launched on multiple devices, consoles and platforms.

Manchester   1-10   $100,000  

Missguided

Missguided is a fresh and vibrant online store that aims to stay on top of the latest trends in order to provide their customers.

Manchester   501-1000    

Tubudd

Tubudd is an online travel platform connecting and showcasing local buddies to travelers all around the world.

Manchester     $35,000  

CampaignAmp

CampaignAmp is the collaboration and analytics tool for marketing teams.

Manchester   1-10   $400,279  

Cocogreen

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

Manchester   501-1000   $629,134  

SmartLife

SmartLife is a specialist in smart garment technology.

Manchester   11-50   $53,845  

Homefans

Homefans is a trusted community marketplace for football fans to list, discover and book accommodations around the world.

Manchester   1-10   $145,562  

rentalcars.com

Rentalcars.com, an online car rental service, offers prices on all car groups, including luxury cars, people carriers, minivans, and more.

Manchester   1001-5000    

LADbible

LADbible is a social media and entertainment company based in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Manchester   101-250    

SpareRoom

SpareRoom is a flat and house share site with over 9 million registered users.

Manchester   51-100    

LateRooms

LateRooms is a hotel reservations website enabling users to find information on discounted accommodation and last minute hotel deals.

Manchester   251-500    

MedCircuit

MedCircuit is a groundbreaking AI triage software assisting doctors and nurses in the clinical setting

Manchester     $207,253  

Breaking Free Online

Breaking Free Online Limited is a digital health company focused on solutions for substance misuse.

Manchester   1-10   $588,204  

A J Bell

AJ Bell are one of the UK's largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services.

Manchester   501-1000    

Renephra

Developing novel technology for treatment of fluid overload and chronic oedema, grounded in world-class research and clinical excellence.

Manchester     $621,557  

MirrorWeb

We archive thousands of websites a year, hundreds of social media accounts, and index billions of documents.

Manchester   11-50   $1,325,300  

MusicSense

Music Sense is a music application that enables users to stream personalized playlists of music.

Manchester   1-10   $108,790  

Finstant

Cash flow forecasting software.

Manchester   1-10   $100,000  

British Engineering Services

British Engineering Services is an engineering testing, inspection and certification business.

Manchester   501-1000    

Charbrew

Charbrew is a specialist hot beverage brand revolutionising the UK tea market.

Manchester   1-10   $262,228  

PrettyLittleThing

PrettyLittleThing.com provides online shopping website for on trend, affordable fashion.

Manchester   251-500    

British Cycling

British Cycling is the national governing body for cycling in Great Britain, working across all levels from the playground to the podium.

Manchester   251-500    

Beyond Comparison Group

Beyond Comparison Group is an online retailor for various service plans.

Manchester   11-50   $200,000  

Netacea

Smarter Bot Management using Intent Analytics™ powered by machine learning. A sophisticated approach for sophisticated threats.

Manchester   51-100    

Advanced Mechanical Systems

Advanced Mechanical Systems is a specializes in the bespoke design and manufacture of robotic inspection equipment.

Manchester     $1,052,888  

In Touch Networks

In Touch Networks is a award-winning technology business that is transforming the way businesses recruit and people develop.

Manchester      

RDX Sports

RDX Sports is the leading combat sports gear manufacturer in UK and deals in high-quality boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, Muay Thai and more.

Manchester   51-100    

ClearPay

ClearPay is a great new way to pay for the things you love with three equal Interest-free payments.

Manchester      

Dirt Factory

Dirt Factory will be the UK’s first indoor bike park – a fun and exciting cycle facility located within Greater Manchester.

Manchester   1-10   $616,053  

Kalibrate

Kalibrate Technologies is a software solutions company that aids gas and convenience store companies with easy to use programs.

Manchester   51-100    

In The Style

In The Style is a trend-led, fast growing fashion e-tailer that offers trend led fashion at reasonable prices.

Manchester      

M247

M247 offers connectivity, hosting, security, and VoIP solutions for SME’s, enterprise, and public sector organizations.

Manchester      

Godel Technologies

Godel Technologies is an agile nearshore development company, working with clients to provide high performing software development.

Manchester   501-1000    

Eque2

Eque2 provides business management software for construction and contracting industries.

Manchester   101-250    

Libralato Engines

Libralato is an innovation specialist in low carbon vehicle technologies.

Manchester     $55,997  

Morson

Morson Group is a unique blend of recruitment expertise and design consultancy.

Manchester   1001-5000   $49,606,102  

mydentist

mydentist provides dental care services in the United Kingdom and it offers dental treatments, routine check-ups & bridges.

Manchester     $9,500,000  

Viewron

Viewron is a community driven platform to share short, quality videos to answer common questions.

Manchester   1-10   $19,329  

Travelus

A platform that provides innovative P2P travel experience that university travellers.

Manchester     $12,500  

Begbies Traynor Group

Begbies Traynor Group is an AIM listed professional services consultancy, providing independent professional advice.

Manchester   501-1000    

ITS Plc

ITS Plc leads in process tomography with years of experience in research solutions and industrial products.

Manchester   51-100   $55,245  

SYNLAB

SYNLAB Group is a provider of laboratory services.

Manchester   10001   $47,350,876  

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