Sunday Times’ 100 fastest-growing Tech Track companies announced

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The Sunday Times’ list of the 100 fastest-growing companies in tech is out and there has been plenty of good news for online advertisers and marketers.

A fifth of all top spots was filled by online advertising firms, fuelled by a jump in online ad sales that are expected to top £63bn this year globally. The trend has been labelled a shift from “Mad Men to Maths Men” by list sponsors Hiscox.

London-based firms also did particularly well, taking up 52 places and seven of the top 10 spots.

Top 10 fast-growing tech firms:

1) MVF, digital marketing service, North London (not listed in 2012)

Growth – 277.88%

Staff – 125. Latest sales – £13.85m.

2) Switch concepts, advertising software developer, Southampton (not listed in 2012)

Growth – 268.56%

Staff – 52. Latest sales – £14.5m.

3) Quintessential Finance Group, financial services, Macclesfield (not listed in 2012)

Growth – 259.76%

Staff – 88. Latest sales – £34.3m.

4) Spex Group, oil and gas tech developer, Aberdeen (not listed in 2012)

Growth – 259.41%.

Staff – 80. Latest sales – £13.93m.

5) MobileWebAdz, mobile advertising provider, Central London (2012’s #4)

Growth – 220.19%

Staff – 60. Latest sales, £20.4m.

6) Zoopla Property Group, property website operator, Central London (not listed in 2012)

Growth – 213.64%

Staff – 145. Latest sales, £35.79m.

7) Payment Sense, payment processing, Central London

Growth – 197.7%

Staff – 476. Latest sales, £12.35m.

8) Equal Experts, software developer, Central London (2012’s #11)

Growth – 195%.

Staff – 140. Recent sales – £13.5m.

9) Active Securities, online finance provider, Central London (not listed in 2012)

Growth – 194.5%.

Staff – 44. Recent sales – £8.9.

10) Mind Candy, children’s games developer, Central London (not listed in 2012)

Growth – 190%.

Staff – 234. Recent sales – £46.89m.  

Click here to check out the full list.



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