September 27, 2021
Advertising is big business in the UK. We have selected the top 150 Advertising companies across the size spectrum to showcase. These startups and companies are all taking different approaches to innovating the Advertising industry, that diversity of innovation is what makes the UK so great.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
We have profiled the top 150 Advertising startups, companies and firms in the UK. This list is in no particular order, all of the companies showcased here are exceptional companies, well worth following.
Minute Media is a media and technology brand focused on two main pillars—platform and content.
LoopMe is closing the loop on brand advertising, using AI, attribution and analytics to deliver measurable uplift in brand outcomes.
Rebuilding data in advertising to protect privacy
Qubit specializes in personalization at scale for e-commerce companies.
M&C Saatchi Group is a creative company that connects specialist expertise, fuelled by data and technology.
HH Global is the trusted marketing execution partner of the world’s leading brands.
Blippar is a technology company specializing in augmented reality, artificial intelligence and computer vision.
Mirriad's patented, AI and computer vision technology dynamically inserts products and innovative signage formats after content is produced.
Gener8 enables people to control and earn from their own data.
GWI is the leading supplier of target audience insight to the global marketing industry.
SuperAwesome offers kid-safe tools and technology for the children's digital media ecosystem.
Fetch, part of Dentsu Aegis Network, is a global mobile-first agency.
Bidstack empowers brands to place advertising into spaces that sit naturally within video games.
Takumi is a platform that gives large brands and advertising agencies access to branded influencer creative at scale.
Measuring Human Response At The Speed & Scale Of AI
Blis is the leading privacy-first, location-powered programmatic advertising partner.
Croud is a digital marketing agency that provides services including SEO, PPC, content, programmatic, paid social, and analytics
Admix is the first programmatic monetisation platform for in-game advertising
Social Chain a social media marketing agency.
Captify offers a search retargeting service that enables advertisers to focus on users to match their desired audience with inventory.
Zephr is a technology platform for media companies to grow their subscription revenue.
Four is a leading independent, integrated communications agency with offices in London and the Gulf.
Whalar is an influencer marketing platform focused on creators with influence.
Marketplace for creative talent
A creative community that provides clients with best-in-class communications expertise under one roof.
Ad-Lib is a creative technology that uses artificial intelligence models to make digital advertising better and cheaper.
Monetizing mobile games non-intrusively using audio ads! AudioMob are the creators of Audio Enhanced Banners & Rewarded Audio
Poplar is a creative platform that enables brands and retailers to produce 3D and AR experiences on-demand, powered by a talent cloud.
Vidsy helps global brands create effective video ads, efficiently and consistently across digital.
Adludio is a next generation mobile advertising platform to create, distribute, and optimise campaigns.
Bidvine make hiring local, trusted service professionals ridiculously simple - and help people use the time saved to pursue their passions.
WPP creates transformative ideas and outcomes for its clients through an integrated offer of communications, commerce, and technology.
Skimlinks is the leading commerce content monetization platform, supporting publishers’ creation of a new revenue stream.
LAB is a digital agency that offers a full suite of digital services.
UENI is a London based tech company that’s empowering businesses to get online and find the tools they need to succeed.
Ve Global a marketing technology business.
Uhive is a social network that lets users socialize, interact, and find people across the world while earning its own digital currency.
FIXR is a leading ticketing and event management platform
Unruly is an advertising technology company that gets videos watched, tracked, and shared across the Open Web.
We help brands to discover and tap in to the pockets of culture that drive growth. Powered by award-winning AI.
Dianomi is a global leader in content marketing.
Tailify provides a one-stop-shop for Influencers & Brands by offering high technological solutions.
Supponor transforms real world mass-audience TV visible signage into highly targeted virtual brand messaging in sports broadcasting.
A Million Ads provides dynamic audio advertising for users of digital radio and streaming services.
Realife Tech is an experience automation platform that provides customized communication channels for event guests.
Reach followers and fans through your own fan club platform built for music artists, YouTubers, television shows and celebrities
OnePulse is a mobile app that connects people and businesses with opinions and reward them through PayPal.
Coniq is the Total Customer Engagement Company.
MSQ Partners is a joined-up community of agencies, helping businesses build High EQ brands.
Kindred is an impact driven tech company that has developed the world’s first sustainable app monetization network.
Convertr is an API-first data optimization platform that acts as a firewall. We protect companies against expensive, bloated databases.
Automated ads designed to work for small budgets.
Brand Advocacy Platform that enables purpose-led brands to drive organic growth & retention through word-of-mouth & advocacy
Adnow is a high-end advertising firm that works with RTB, big data and AI to serve the most relevant and interesting ads.
Adbrain powers marketers and their partners to understand and engage with their customers 1:1 across devices, channels and platforms.
The Video Production Marketplace
Appsumer automates user acquisition & performance marketing dashboards, reports & insights
On-device AI software to predict user context using mobile sensors
A universal, customisable lead capture solution that helps businesses maximise their return on exhibiting at events.
Leading the way in contextual scaling for online advertising campaigns. Privacy friendly, without using cookies or personal data.
Zone is a digital agency. A Tech Track 100 company, we help great brands thrive in a digital world.
Nozzle.ai is an eCommerce and advertising optimization platform for Amazon.
Lobster is a platform which enables brands, agencies and the media to licence visual content directly from social media users.
We bring digital and data to sampling, providing data driven sampling solutions so brands get to know their customers better.
Kin is an app that provides family members with secure personal media.
We create memorable brand experiences, drive product considerations and deliver conversions through 3D/AR Technology.
Smartzer makes videos and live streams interactive & shoppable on e-commerce, video ads and social.
Good-Loop converts advertising money into charitable donations - whilst delivering 70% higher engagement for the advertiser. Win-win : )
We believe to be great, you have to be single-minded in your focus. Our focus is on growing retail businesses.
Kape Technologies is an online distribution and digital product hub.
A single programmatic platform that enables advertisers to create, activate, measure and optimise brilliant brand campaigns at scale.
Trackonomics is a technology that provides publishers with the arsenal to capitalize on their affiliate links.
Re-imagine display advertising.
Crowdsourcing platform for outdoor advertising on vehicles.
Luna Labs is a startup that’s built a platform allowing app developers to create and manage video and playable ads.
Glimpse Protocol delivers accurate digital ads with zero data disclosed.
Online marketing solutions and advertising efficiency and performance are then improved.
Affectv is an advertising technology company that runs media campaigns for global brands.
We identify, develop and market innovative products in the Health & Beauty sector.
Tapdaq helps mobile developers to maximise their revenue with unbiased ad mediation, and retain their most valuable users.
Fanvue, an all-new platform aiming to shape the future of content monetisation.
Squawka is a digital media company focused on using stats & data viz to fuel content for fans
Avocarrot is the leading programmatic native ad exchange for mobile publishers.
Monterosa is the global leader in audience interaction technology and commerce
TLC Marketing is a rewards company that turns brand positioning into experience-led promotions.
Blend is the world's leading 360˚ VR video solution for Brands, Agencies and Publishers.
Admedo is a self-serve online advertising platform that focuses on developing performance-driven tools.
Maison Sport is a marketplace connecting ski instructors with people learning to ski
The all-in-one viral marketing platform to launch your referral programs, sweepstakes, competitions and pre-launch campaigns.
InSkin Media is an advertising technology business, which develops high-impact, non-intrusive brand advertising formats.
Localistico is a local marketing and analytics platform for brick-and-mortar retailers.
BitPoster is a marketplace for programmatic trading of outdoor media.
PubX empowers Publishers to make more money from their programmatic advertising via an AI-powered dynamic floor pricing tool.
The first fully interactive, mobile-first property platform that doubles as a free-to-list portal & a brandable estate agent app
Buzzbike is launching a tech-driven cycle scheme for London, creating a new sponsorship platform for brands.
Ostmodern is a creative strategic firm that stays abreast of the latest technological trends in developing digital media products.
Exterion Media is an Out-of-Home advertising company.
We provide powerful immersive brand experience & data platform which allows brands & retailers to link offline customers to online profiles
Digital advertising technology company
Mobile technology company that work with MNO, MVNO and OEM partners globally to increase engagement, drive revenue, and decrease churn.
Linkdex offers a SaaS-based platform unifying search, social, PR and content channels.
myThings provides conversion-driven personalized display advertising solutions for online retailers in Europe.
Bagboard is an advertising platform that creates premium, eco-friendly, and reusable bags to replace single-use plastic ones.
Programmai is a predictive marketing technology that radically improves the incrementality of acquiring new and repeat customers.
Glow Machine is an ad tech platform for creating, improving and understanding Facebook and Twitter Ad campaigns.
The most complete, scalable Wi-Fi authentication and provisioning platform.
Connecting shoppers with brands on mobile
A full-service creative agency; driven by insights; powered by youth. Delivering effective and results-led solutions.
Lineup Systems provides CRM tools for multi-channel media companies.
Playmob is the gaming engagement platform for brands with purpose.
The Exchange Lab, a digital media marketplace, delivers campaigns evaluating the audience interactions to help its clients find prospects.
PowerLinks Media is an advertising platform that enables advertisers to deliver tailor-made experiences through multiple devices.
Creating innovative technologies for voice commerce, enabling voice transactions. Bringing the power like Adwords has to audio advertising.
Our mission is to empower broadcasters & video publishers to build profitable and sustainable businesses in the internet-delivered TV worl
Intelligent Reach optimises the product discovery journey with augmented product data and scientific testing that drives conversion.
Guinness World Records is the universally recognized authority on record-breaking achievement.
DingIt is a leading destination for premium eSports and Gaming content
Traktion enables businesses to increase their ROI on digital campaigns by connecting them to verified digital marketers.
Word Of Mouth Redefined.® Run by Creators, for Creators.
We are the only platform to offer marketers every tool to support an end to end shopper journey from inspiration to (any) checkout
A tv and video ad management platform
An interactive content platform for brands to engage their digital audience, build first-party data and drive sales
Fenestra is a computer software company that specializes in booking, billing, payments, and audit transactions.
AudienceRate Ltd provides online advertising platform products and services.
EyeQuant is a predictive AI that shows how much of user attention is captured by your designs.
Cutting-edge mobile app plug-in that allows companies to hyper-focus their marketing efforts with geo-triggered customer engagement tools.
Jellyfish works as a digital platform, supporting and drives digital transformation by providing strategy, technology, and training.
Once Upon a Time provides impactful integrated communication solutions.
Venubox uniquely connects hospitality venues with consumers by delivering offers tailored to both their interests and physical location
VisualDNA combines psychology and big data to allow businesses to understand their customers and people to understand themselves.
GreenJinn is the leading UK cashback app for grocery shoppers. It helps brands to reach consumers where they live the most: their smartphone
Livity, a multi disciplined youth marketing agency.
The "Pinnacle" of Social Media Marketing providing the entire solution for digital marketing needs.
Great British Chefs premium food publisher with 1.3m social followers. We have 3,500 recipes from Britain's and Italy's Greatest Chefs.
Avocet provides a demand-side platform for digital advertising with viewability, cross-device and class-leading optimization all built-in.
Pouring Pounds is a cashback and voucher website that enables members to save on regular purchases at any of their partner retailers.
Sine Wave Entertainment is a virtual space for MMO developers and creators to interact with each other.
Data Driven Marketing
Nez is a local marketing channel for the eating and drinking out of home sector
Captive Media manufactures an interactive entertainment and digital signage system for installation in washrooms.
Statiq identifies relationships between people and places over time, enabling digital marketers to make better-informed decisions.
Darabase is the AR Outdoor Media Company, a turnkey platform and solution for brands and retailers wanting to run AR content in the world.
Generate digital content for Social Media advertising that performs
Cablato develops and deploys broadcast quality video personalisation technology for OTT & addressable TV industries.
Dennis Publishing is one of the leading independently owned media companies in the UK.
iotec are the leading, independent, ethical digital media consultants and practitioners.
Brainlabs is a data-led marketing agency, helping businesses build experimentation-led marketing through display, CRO and analytics.
Artificial Artists makes 3D animation more accessible to digital media.
User first advertising for the new economy. Samba is the leader in user first mobile video formats for brand advertising