Unveiling

TransferWise, Improbable and Deliveroo have made LinkedIn’s list of top UK startups.

The list, produced in conjunction with CB Insights, featured other well-known technology companies such as Monzo, Iwoca, GoCardless and Farfetch.

To compile the list, LinkedIn used a set criteria, which included firms’ employee growth, job seeker interest via views and applications and member engagement with the company.

The full list is as follows:

  1. Monzo, which raised £19.5m in funding earlier this year.
  2. Perkbox, which received $8.6m from Draper Esprit this Summer.
  3. Co-working space provider WeWork, was founded in the US but has a strong presence in the UK. The company raised $500m earlier this year.
  4. Improbable, which made headlines when it announced a staggering $502m round led by SoftBank.
  5. UK tech unicorn Deliveroo, which recently closed a £285m Series F
  6. US sharing economy firm Airbnb
  7. Fellow American company Uber, which reportedly halted its expansion plans in the UK.
  8. Funding Circle, which announced a $100m raise in January
  9. HealthTech startup Babylon, founded by Ali Parsa. The company raised an additional $60m in Spring.
  10. Fellow HealthTech firm Touch Surgery
  11. Farfetch, which scored $397m from a Chinese e-commerce giant.
  12. UK FinTech firm TransferWise, which recently expanded to Singapore.
  13. Cybersecurity company Darktrace, which announced a $75m Series D in the Summer and is now valued at $825m.
  14. Atom Bank, which earlier this year raised £83m from investors including BBVA.
  15. London-based Fintech firm GoCardless, which made headlines when it announced a $22.5m in September.
  16. PropTech firm YOPA, which raised an additional £27.6m a couple of months ago.
  17. Hootsuite
  18. Carwow, which closed a $39m Series C led by Vitruvian Partners.
  19. Quiqup, which announced a £20m raise as it geared up for international expansion.
  20. Secret Escapes, which raised a $60m round in July 2015.
  21. FinTech startup RateSetter, which is now valued at £200m.
  22. WorldRemit, which raised $45m last year and is seeking to disrupt the remittances market.
  23. Food delivery firm HelloFresh
  24. UK snack delivery company Graze
  25. Iwoca, which closed a £21m Series C to expand across Europe.

Additionally, LinkedIn said that in order to be eligible, companies must be less than 10 years old, have at least 100 employees, remain independent and privately held and have closed at least one round of venture capital funding.

The top 25 firms were whittled down from a selection of 25,000 eligible companies.

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