September 27, 2021
Communities is big business in the UK. We have selected the top 150 Communities companies across the size spectrum to showcase. These startups and companies are all taking different approaches to innovating the Communities 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 Communities 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.
OLIO is a global food sharing app connecting neighbors, volunteers, and businesses.
Selina is a fast-growing hospitality brand built for today’s nomadic traveler to help them live, work, and explore anywhere in the world.
Multiverse is a tech startup that matches talent who have not graduated from college with apprenticeship opportunities.
Culture Trip is a travel e-commerce brand with content at its core
Guild is a platform for professional groups, networks & communities. As easy as WhatsApp but no ads, private and designed for business.
Sofar Sounds is a global community hosting curated, secret performances in more than 400 cities around the world.
Disciple helps you host, engage and monetise your community on your terms. Create your own community app and gather your customers.
Mashroom is a proptech startup that provides end-to-end property letting services to landlords and tenants.
A Platform for Hosting Virtual Events
The professional network for people who don’t wear suits to work.
Mush is an online social platform that enables mothers to meet other mothers with kids the same age.
The brave home of innovation.
Founders Pledge is a global community of entrepreneurs finding and funding solution's to the world's most pressing problems.
Rated People is an online recommendation service that connects homeowners with local, recommended tradespeople.
Community and activities platform for over-60s
City of London Corporation is a government body that provides economic, social, and community development services.
Youth Business International helps young people to start and grow their own business and create employment.
HealthUnlocked is a social network for health.
Industry-leading video crowdsourcing solution
A venture studio and incubator for provocative artists, hackers, inventors, and startups
PushFar is a world-leading mentoring and career progression platform, for both individuals and organisations to streamline mentoring.
Encore is an online network of musicians that enables them to access many performance opportunities in the music community around them.
HCT Group is a transport company operating commercial London red bus routes, yellow school bus routes and Park & Ride services.
Globechain is a B2B reuse marketplace connecting businesses to charities, creating social impact data.
Helping people plan for and manage death
Organise is the next generation of collective action at work
Messly is a SaaS, Professional Network that helps doctors find their next role in healthcare.
The home of #community. Where #developers come to talk. For support, please get in touch on support at gitter.im.
Sky and Space Global provides affordable voice, data and instant messaging services to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime.
Peanut is an online platform that provides a safe space for women to connect across fertility and motherhood.
Our platform is focused on the peer to peer Travel Creator economy.
CO is an intelligent business network that drives more sustainable business practices, starting with the fashion industry.
Ethical Angel has combined the best parts of volunteering and e-learning, scalability and personalisation.
Gravity Co-living is a catalyst for personal and professional development.
Named after a track by The Jam, Pretty Green provides simple, classic clothing with a modern twist.
Creatives, Music, Art, Film, Photography
FairMoney is the fair loan comparison website.
We’re turning food production on its head to make way better food, that doesn’t cost the earth.
We empower today’s youth to consciously take their once in a lifetime decisions & prepare them for the workplace of the future.
Uprise Academy gets young professionals the skills and mindset to transition out of corporate careers, and into entrepreneurial careers.
Inspire Me World is a fan to fan community platform that connects global fans with each other based on mutual interests.
Rest Less is a social impact business helping a generation of over 50s get the most from life.
Afi.to provides white-label solutions for client gamification, influence platform, affiliation platform, and online shopping club.
A luxury travel marketplace using the latest in digital technology to connect our collection of independent hotels to affluent travellers
Providing Insurance and Benefits to the Freelancers of the World
Farmhopping is a community-based online marketplace that connects small farms with prospective consumers.
GumTree is an online classified ads and community site that provides users with a platform to find and advertise rooms, flats, and houses.
Chew is the DJs' live streaming community.
TeachPitch provides tools and resources to allow educators to share different aspects of teaching and learning.
Provides support & accommodation to young homeless people.
Cat in a Flat The best way to find trusted cat sitters in your area.
Hill and Friends is a brand that produces exceptionally crafted and luxuriously functional bags, each affirmed with a subversive wink.
Wishdates is a social discovery network that enables users to build new relationships based on their geolocation and interests.
Nuddge help individuals with depression live the best possible lives through coaching, community and improved engagement.
Neighbourhood is a fast growing urban living brand
Snaptivity is a stadium tech that drives fan engagement by capturing key moments of events using AI, IoT sensors, and robotic cams.
We make adventure travel a truly holistic and personal client experience by blending technology with human interaction.
Kitchup is an online marketplace for kitchen space, matching businesses that need a commercial kitchen with those who have it.
RTX is the global voice, call centre and SMS exchange hub for 1000’s of telecom operators around the globe.
HURR is the smart way to rent your wardrobe, on-demand.
Stay Nimble is a platform supporting individuals to navigate their working lives
Technology, community and expert management for talent
The Intern Group is an social enterprise that takes applicants and significantly improves their skills and employability.
Alice SI is using the approach to provide donors
Gen Community invest in green ethical low carbon projects with positive social impact, and fair returns for investors.
TableCrowd is a real life business network that brings people together over food and drink.
The Backscratchers provides collaborative services that help companies, freelancers, and entrepreneurs connect with each other.
Content-driven marketplaces for emerging markets
Videre is a global network that equips oppressed communities
GIF invests in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world.
Salty Commune is (work)space for creative misfits
Shell Foundation is an independent UK registered charity that catalyses enterprise-based solutions to global development challenges.
Cookisto is an online community marketplace for homemade food.
Beam is an online platform that crowdfunds training for homeless people and supports them into stable work.
Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands
Hanson Wade specialises in bringing people together through outstanding business conferences and year round community contact.
MoneySavingExpert.com is dedicated to saving you money on anything & everything by finding the best deals and beating the system.
SaaStock is a global SaaS events company that connects founders, executives, and investors to build and scale B2B SaaS companies.
Firesouls is online exchange that brings together government suppliers and local civic projects to create social value.
Lingoing is a social network that provides an online market place connecting sign language professionals and deaf clients together.
Fella is the telemedicine clinic for men with obesity.
Using social data, Roster seamlessly connects people to make their next training session more engaging and fun.
Historypin is an online community where users share photos and stories about the history of the community they live in.
Latest Deals is a community of bargain hunters who share top UK deals, discounts, voucher codes, freebies and competitions. Free to join.
Giffgaff is a new type of mobile network, run by its members for its members. Like a modern revolution.
DrivenWoman is a fast growing ‘Lifeworking’ concept helping hundreds of women reach their goals, follow their dreams & make their life work.
The Collective is a community of co-living, serviced living or co-working spaces.
RE:JOIN helps creators build a new level of relationship with their most active followers
Nexudus is the leading white label platform to manage coworking and flexible workspaces.
Microco.sm is a forum platform for discussion boards.
They’re The Word of Mouth People. They help brands to be more social; to talk to people, and to be talked about by people
TechHub is the home of technology entrepreneurs and startup teams
Deseeo is the World Wide Altruism Network, the first free gamified social network where all users can make their wishes.
We help the world's leading organisations stay ahead of the game through audience collaboration.
Glopho is a digital community and marketplace that enables individuals to share and sell news photos.
Enriching family holidays, tried and tested by like minded mums
Mishcon de Reya services an international community of clients.
British Council is a government institution that promotes culture, art, education, technology, and science.
Exceptional trading, investment and information solutions for the world's financial community.
Coast sells high end and upscale clothing and accessories via its website.
Post & Place is the UK's leading Recruitment Marketplace. With 1500+ recruitment agency partners across the UK, our talent reach is huge.
DataPress is a privately held company that is an engine for publishing data.
RoomFlick uses social connections to match people & spare rooms.
Blue Ventures is a science-led social enterprise that is focused on coastal communities.
Social campaign that aimed to fundraise funds to help people in Ecuador after the earthquake in 2016
Cookbooth is a global community of chefs and foodies sharing their step by step photo recipes.
Ally Chatbot is a civic and social organization that features a software platform that utilizes artificial intelligence.
BazaarClick is a free classifieds directory for UK sellers, freelancers and businesses.
We are passionate creative people on a mission to inspire and transform the world of work & technology.
itcher, an entertainment discovery application, providing community powered recommendations around movies, tv shows, books, music, and games
EDI helps the global financial & investment community better manage risk through the provision of accurate timely.
GLL makes community services and spaces better for everyone.
Mobile survey platform for emerging markets and emerging communities
Style on Screen develops a platform technology that provides real-time feedback on products featured on television shows.
Urban Times is a social content publishing platform for writers, bloggers and journalists.
Huckletree Alpha is a 12-week long intensive accelerator programme based in London & Dublin for startups at pre-seed stage.
Mind the Product is an international product community for users to gain information.
We partner with government, social sector and the financial community to find better solutions to society’s most difficult problems.
The William Heath Robinson Trust was established to conserve and exhibit the collection of the works of William Heath Robinson.
LifePoints is a provider of custom research and analysis, operating globally company located in London.
Institute of Directors is a membership organisation that provides events, development courses, networking and expert advice.
Innovate Finance is an independent membership association that represents the UK’s global FinTech community.
Stickyboard is a social enterprise dedicated to bringing people together.
Linux Voice is an independent magazine created to help support the GNU/Linux and free software community.
Young Foodies provides a community and specialist services for the most exciting food and drink challenger brands
Selfless is an online community that connects its users through shared resources.
Informa Connect is a provider of live events and digital communities for professionals.
Market network for portfolio professionals
Owlstand is founded to display the beauty of old and contemporary artwork online.
To make sustainable development so desirable it becomes normal.
OpenBrix is the first blockchain powered decentralised property portal in Europe.
BriteLives works with local charities and partners to find the best services for older people.
Aka deliver creative marketing and advertising strategies to build arts, culture, entertainment and leisure brands.
Verve Partners is customer care center,recruits customers to take part and runs research both qualitative and quantitative on your behalf.
Places for People is a property management, development, regeneration and leisure company.
figshare is an online repository for its users to make their research outputs available in a citable, shareable, and discoverable manner.
Go Jauntly is a health and wellness company working to increase walking, mobility and outdoor adventures.
Online Mining and Metals Community
Biblio.Life vision is a world where stories foster empathetic connections and improve wellbeing.
JHC offers IT solutions to the investment management and stockbroking community.
Contact is a non profit organization that supports families, bring families together and help families take action for others.
Wine App for customers and restaurants
Founded in 1754 the RSA is a British organisation committed to finding solutions to today's social challenges
Noise Media is a leading social media agency that scale brands through content, data and targeting.
AgilityPortal is a social intranet enterprise software that helps teams connect, communicate, and collaborate.
All Global is a data collection company providing the market research community with healthcare internet panel research.
Curious World offers a a world of educational videos, games, and books tied to early learning curriculum, selected to engage young minds.
Marlin PR is a public relations firm that engages in organizing campaigns for brands.
Anchor is England's largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for the over-55s.