Startups 100 is back for 2020: enter your business now! Now in its 12th year, Startups 100 is ready to begin a new decade of celebrating the best new businesses in the UK Henry Williams May 12, 2021 5 min read Our experts We are a team of writers, experimenters and researchers providing you with the best advice with zero bias or partiality. This article was authored by: Henry Williams Content Manager [startups_vc_highlight_box hash_url=”” border_color=”#eb3434″ title_type=”h2″]Startups 100 Covid-19 UpdateThere's no denying that this is an unprecedented time for start up businesses.But it means that now more than ever, it's important that we celebrate the amazing accomplishments that start up businesses around the UK have achieved.That's why we're keeping the Startups 100 campaign going and we're extending the application deadline to 31st May 2020.Help us to give start up businesses the coverage they deserve during this time of uncertainty.We can't wait to hear from you!Enter your business[/startups_vc_highlight_box]Stop press! The Startups 100 index is back, and looking to shine a light on the most exciting and disruptive startups in the UK – are you one of them?No matter your industry, we want to hear from you. Last year, our campaign saw everything from finance to food startups apply – all we request is that your business is no more than five years old, and that you and your team have passion in spades.Enter the Startups 100 2020 here!Now in its 12th year, this award-winning campaign has previously served as a promotional launchpad for such big brand names as Monzo, Love the Sales, and Perkbox.Topping the 2019 Startups 100 index was Revolut, a fin-tech startup that became the first British digital bank to achieve unicorn status.However, it’s not all about making billions of pounds. How about the startup that took the number seven spot in 2019? Since the time of the campaign last year, Zego has gone on to become the first insurtech company to achieve an insurance license – a distinction once reserved for long-established providers.But entering isn’t just about aiming for the coveted top 10. Featuring anywhere in our 100 index represents a great opportunity to expose your business to media coverage, attract investors, and grow your client or customer base – so what are you waiting for?To be eligible for the Startups 100 2020, your business must be UK-based, privately owned, and must have launched on or after January 1 2015.Your company will be judged according to the following criteria:An innovative USPExceptional foundersEmployee numbers and contribution to the companyAmount of funding raised or impressive organic growthTraction to date, including current financialsPotential for growthGlobal ambitionsIf you think your business has what it takes, enter the Startups 100 2020 here. Entries close on 31st May 2020. Tweet your support using #Startups100. Share this post facebook twitter linkedin Tags recentfeatures Henry Williams Content Manager Henry has been writing for Startups.co.uk since 2015, covering everything from business finance and web builders to tax and red tape. He’s also acted as project lead on many of our industry-renowned annual indexes, including Startups 100 and Business Ideas, and created a number of the site’s popular how to guides.