September 27, 2021
Financial Services is big business in the UK. We have selected the top 150 Financial Services companies across the size spectrum to showcase. These startups and companies are all taking different approaches to innovating the Financial Services 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 Financial Services 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.
Monzo is a digital-only bank platform and marketplace that allows customers to access a range of products and services.
Wise is a money transfer service allowing private individuals and businesses to send money abroad without hidden charges.
Draper Esprit is a venture capital fund that invests in disruptive tech companies at the early and growth stages.
Paysafe is a global payments provider offering a range of payments solutions for businesses and consumers.
Marshmallow is a full-stack insurance carrier driven by technology.
Curve is a banking platform that consolidates cards and accounts into one smart card and app.
Seedrs is a UK-based investment and crowdfunding platform.
Celsius Network is a blockchain-based lending platform that is accessible through a free mobile app.
Form3 is a cloud native payments-as-a-service platform that designs, builds, and runs the technology that powers the future of payments.
GoCardless is a payment company that makes collecting payments by direct debit easy for everyone.
Starling Bank is a mobile banking platform that offers personal, joint, and business accounts.
TrueLayer is a fintech platform utilized to build financial apps that connect to bank data, verify accounts, and access transactions.
PassFort is a turnkey compliance solution for onboarding customers in regulated markets.
Railsbank is an open banking API and platform that gives regulated and un-regulated companies access to global banking.
Currencycloud specializes in a fully cloud-based platform for B2B cross-border payments.
Fluency is a CBDC proprietary blockchain revolutionising and powering the existing financial system.
Funding Circle is a lending platform for small businesses.
Zepz is a money transfer service that helps migrants send money to their loved ones all over the world.
SumUp is a financial technology company that enables businesses to accept card payments at the Point-of-Sale or on the go.
Aave is an open source non-custodial protocol on Ethereum for decentralized lending and borrowing.
Crypto market maker focused on high-frequency algorithmic trading and market making services.
Tide is a business banking platform with a mission to save small businesses time and money on their banking and admin.
Coinfirm is the global leader in regtech for digital currencies and the blockchain-based financial ecosystem.
Yapily offers API-based software to enable innovative products to connect to banks.
Zopa offers peer-to-peer loans with low rates, flexible terms, and no early repayment fees.
PawaPay is a payments company that provides mobile payment solutions to African consumers or businesses.
Barclays is a global financial services company that provides various financial products and services worldwide.
Koyo uses machine learning to serve customers with competitively priced credit
Revolut is a financial services company that specializes in mobile banking, card payments, money remittance, and foreign exchange.
Paysend is a financial technology platform that enables any bank card (Visa or MasterCard) to send and receive money worldwide.
SaltPay is a FinTech company dedicated to building a better future for merchants by servicing them through payment and management tools.
ClearScore is a financial technology company that provides credit scoring services and a marketplace.
The World’s Leading Regulated Financial Institution for Digital Assets
Modulr is a fintech company that provides Payments as a Service API for digital businesses.
PPRO is the top global provider of local payments infrastructure, powering growth for payment service providers.
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dopay provides a cloud-based payroll service that allows employers to calculate salaries and make payments electronically.
Prodigy Finance provides postgraduate student loans to international students to attend a top school.
Augmentum Fintech is a FinTech fund that invests in early and later-stage FinTech companies.
Soldo is a multi-user expense account helping companies manage their budgets.
Codat is an API platform that provides real-time connectivity to the financial software used by small businesses.
Capital on Tap is a fintech company that provides small and medium-sized businesses with credit cards.
Monese is a digital banking option that provides mobile-only, multi-currency accounts in countries across the European Economic Area.
Dext is a paperless bookkeeping platform connecting accountants, bookkeepers, and businesses.
Trussle is a free online mortgage broker that works with much-needed transparency.
ClearBank is the UK’s first new clearing bank in more than 250 years.
MoneyHOP is a digital bank providing seamless payment and cross-border remittance solutions.
Iwoca offers credit financing services for small businesses.
HSBC is a banking and financial services organization that offers a comprehensive range of services.
Gohenry is a developer of a kids money management application helping young people to take part in the digital economy.
Freetrade is a challenger stockbroker that offers free share trading in mobile phones.
Token is an open banking payments platform driving the shift from traditional payment methods to bank payments.
Divido is a global white label consumer lending platform for financial institutions and multinational retailers.
Cleo is a financial assistant designed for Gen-Z that is fighting for the world's financial health.
Paga is a mobile payment company building an ecosystem to enable people digitally send and receive money, creating simple financial access.
Bitstamp allows companies and individuals from all around the world to buy and sell bitcoin, litecoin, ethereum, ripple, and bitcoin cash.
OakNorth is the creator of the ON Credit Intelligence Suite - proven cloud software that transforms commercial lending
Ebury is a financial services company designed to empower small and medium-sized businesses that want to trade internationally.
LendInvest is the leading marketplace platform for property finance.
Origin is the primary marketplace for fixed income borrowers and dealers.
LATOKEN is the leading platform for multi-asset tokenization and cryptocurrency exchange.
SoftBank Vision Fund specializes in growth capital and social impact investments.
Moneyfarm is a digital wealth manager that offers advice and investments.
Escrow infrastructure as a service. We allow brands that consumers trust to go live with a fully branded escrow solution in 5 lines of code.
Moneybox is a mobile savings and investment app that offers a range of saving and investment products including Lifetime ISAs and Pensions.
Cazana data helps motor retailers, insurers and lenders digitally transform with big data and machine learning technology
10xbanking offers a digital banking platform that will transform the way financial services providers operate.
Salary Finance partners with employers to improve employee wellbeing by helping get people out of debt and into saving.
Fly Now Pay Later is a fintech company that helps consumers spread the cost of their travel over a flexible duration.
Capitalise uses a little funding magic to identify the best financing options available for your business.
Trade Ledger is a Business lending platform.
Wagestream is a financial services firm that allows employees to stream their earned wages into their accounts through an instant app.
Zilch is a buy now, pay later app that allows its customers to shop wherever Mastercard is accepted.
MarketFinance is a FinTech company providing business finance solutions that help companies grow.
Habito is a digital mortgage brokerage services company that offers a personal and modernized approach to the home buying experience.
Bud is a financial network combining APIs & data to create a new species of connected experiences.
BIMA provides digital health and insurtech services in emerging markets.
Balance Re is the life reinsurance startup specialized in quantitative asset-liability management.
Rapyd is a payments platform that inserts fintech services into any app and simplifies the complex offering of local payment methods.
Wirex is a digital payment platform that aims to make crypto and traditional currencies equal and accessible to everyone.
TransferGo offers international money transfers for both migrant workers & businesses using their digital account-to-account business model.
Radix DLT is building a decentralized finance protocol that provides access, liquidity, and programmability of any asset in the world.
Property Partner is a technology-backed property investment platform.
Paymentsense is a financial technology company providing card payment solutions for small and medium-sized businesses in the UK and Ireland.
Reef Finance is a DeFi platform that enables cross-chain integrations across various DeFi protocols.
IP Group is an IP commercialization company specializing in evolving great ideas into world-changing businesses.
Lloyd’s is the world’s specialist insurance market.
Capital.com is a high-growth, investment trading fintech group of companies empowering people to participate in financial markets.
Chip is building the best savings account in the world
Farewill is a provider of an all-in-one financial and legal services platform used to deal with all paperwork after death.
Meniga is a digital banking platform that helps banks, businesses, and individuals manage their financial data.
PrimaryBid is a technology platform that allows everyday investors fair & equal access to investing in public companies raising capital.
LMAX Group: Delivering a transparent, neutral, global marketplace for all participants
The UK's first 'Social Lending Marketplace on a mission to make credit history, history.
Griffin is a Banking-as-a-Service provider that helps companies build and launch financial services products.
Ascension Ventures is an early-stage VC built by exited entrepreneurs to back the next generation of tech and impact founders.
Molo is a digital mortgage lending platform that uses technology and AI to make home financing faster, better, and cheaper.
Kroo is a financial technology company that develops innovative services for a new generation of customers.
Hey, we’re Keebo, the credit card designed for the new generation to build better credit and improve financial wellbeing.
Tandem is building a bank and financial management universe, focused on freeing users from financial stress by making money simple.
Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies.
Sonovate solves cash flow and admin headaches for users and suppliers of global contingent workforce solutions
Fidel is a payments API platform for developers, providing tools to build powerful, real-time products on top of payment cards.
Pollinate Networks is a platform that works with banks to create data-driven experiences for merchants and consumers.
Tymit is a provider of credit cards that offers financing purchases overtime and manages the monthly budget.
Lightyear is a simple and approachable way to invest your money globally without unnecessary barriers and fees.
Taptap Send is an app that lets immigrants send money back home at great rates
Credit Kudos is a credit bureau that uses financial behaviour and data through open banking to measure creditworthiness.
Insurance APIs to make trade easier on your platform. Powerful, easy-to-use, developer friendly.
Genesis Global is a low-code technology platform that helps financial institutions build new applications.
Hastee is a mobile application that allows workers to receive a portion of their earned pay immediately.
Capdesk is an equity management platform helping companies manage cap tables, shareholder registers, and employee shares.
Mercuryo is an international fintech company focused on providing cryptocurrency payment solutions.
Trading 212 is a fintech company that provides free, smart apps to democratize the economic market.
Assetz Capital is a lending business that provides its services for SME finance, bridging, and property development sectors.
Tulipshare is the first activist investment platform, with a focus on impactful project to make this planet better.
Jaja is a fintech company that provides digital and physical credit cards and other financing services.
The Equity Capital Marketplace
Smart Pension is a workplace pension tailored specifically for UK businesses.
Wombat is a curated fractional thematic investment platform that allows people to invest in the brands they understand, use and love
Ziglu provides a digital platform that enables customers to exchange fiat currency for cryptocurrency.
Recognise Bank Ltd is a provider of Banking services to UK's Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs).
ezbob is a UK based software provider for banks and other financial institutions.
GlobeDX is a startup, which has dubbed itself the “Coinbase for derivatives".
Building the leading open payments gateway.
Urban Jungle provides an insurance technology to help young people get cheaper, better home insurance.
Mode is building the next-gen financial ecosystem allowing consumers and businesses to connect in ways that have never before been achieved.
Janus Henderson Investors is an asset manager that helps clients achieve their financial goals.
We’re weaving together a digital asset marketplace to transform, hold, trade and grow every asset you own.
B2C2 is the trading firm of choice in the institutional crypto markets.
RateSetter is a P2P lending platform allowing users to lend and borrow money directly from each other according to their own interest rates.
The simple way for companies to complete the legals needed to raise investment and distribute equity
Lanistar is a fintech company that provides customer-centric alternative to traditional banking.
Next Generation Banking Platform
Demica provides innovative working capital solutions to major corporations and financial institutions.
Insurance and benefits to make independent work, work for everyone.
Thought Machine is a Fintech company that builds cloud-native technology to revolutionize core banking.
Invstr is a fintech app empowering investors to invest with commission-free investing and banking.
Banked provides an account-to-account payment software platform.
Atomico is an international investment firm that focuses on helping disruptive technology companies scale globally.
Funding Options is a business to business services marketplace platform operating in the UK and the Netherlands.
PricewaterhouseCoopers is an accounting firm that provides tax, HR, transactions, performance improvement, and crisis management services.
Kantox is a leader in Currency Management Automation software that enables businesses to automate their end-to-end FX workflow
WAY2VAT offers a fully automated VAT reclaimfor businesses, based on an AI proprietary technology
Fluidly is fundamentally rethinking the way businesses plan and manage cashflow, using data science, accounting domain expertise.
Glint is a FinTech with an app and debit card that enables clients to save, exchange, spend and send multi-currencies and physical gold.
Pomelo Pay helps you instantly take payments using just your smartphone.
Stenn is a non-bank trade finance provider that delivers innovative solutions to unlock working capital for buyers and suppliers.
Pockit is a financial technology company that provides a digital banking app for the underbanked masses.
Funding Xchange is transforming and connecting the SME funding eco-system through digital eligibility and affordability assessment tools.