With London now widely reported as the fastest growing tech hub in Europe and only 2nd behind Silicon Valley when it comes to presence in the industry it proving a perfect platform for SME’s to grow their talent pool and capability. We profile the 10 fastest growing by talent growth with less than 200 current employees:
Thought Machine are a leading fintech with a primary solution names ‘Vault’. This is a complete retail banking platform that is capable of being configured to suit the needs of any bank. They have increased their headcount by 57% in just 6 months, now having approximately 127 employees. Key areas of focus have been an increase in their software engineering and sales capability.
Paddle provides developers and software companies with a checkout and licensing solution to sell their products. They grew their headcount by 118% in 2018 and now stand at 144 employees. Their sales function grew by 167%!
Signal AI is a media monitoring, reputation management, regulatory compliance and market intelligence platform powered by artificial intelligence. They enjoyed 67% headcount growth in 2018. Notably support functions such as Marketing, HR and Finance grew as they start to embed a long term infrastructure to support a large company. They have increased their Sales team by 82% in the last 6 months as they adopt an aggressive go to market strategy.
Kimble is a professional services automation (PSA) solution which streamlines business processes, drives cost efficiencies and delivers the engine for business growth. Their 61% growth in headcount last year saw a 157% increase in their sales department and 130% growth in their tech and engineering capability as they accelerate development and sales proposition.
Gismart develops music entertainment apps and games for mobile. They have grown by 61% in just 6 months. More than doubling their capability and presence in Sales, Tech and Engineering. The Marketing function grew 150% in 2018 as the company develops a sophisticated sales strategy.
These are just 5 of many Tech focused businesses making significant progress in the industry and doing so from the UK capital. Martin & Conley works with a significant number of fast growth businesses in the sector supporting them in the growth of both their Sales and Tech capability. If you are a candidate or hirer in this area and want to discuss partnering with us please feel free to get in touch via email@example.com or call 0203 598 2700.