Apply now for the 2023: Startups 100 awards!

Entries are open for the UK’s longest-running index of new businesses. Are you an exciting entrepreneur sending shockwaves through your sector? Click here to apply.

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The Startups 100 is a list of the most promising new UK businesses, chosen in collaboration with our authoritative panel of judges.

As well as celebrating the best small businesses in the UK, the list is also the ideal opportunity to showcase your company’s capabilities to future clients and collaborators. Last year’s winner, educational tech startup Multiverse recently took on a valuation of £1.4 billion.

Applying for the Startups 100 is easy and completely free of charge to enter. To make a submission, simply fill in our online entry form.

Our only requirements are that your business is/was:

  • UK-based
  • Privately owned
  • Launched on or after 1st January 2017

Entries will close 1 October. To get the full details on what to include in your submission, read our full guide to the entry process. Good luck – we can’t wait to hear from you!

If you have any questions regarding the Startups 100 2023, drop us an email at or reach out to us on our social channels.

Helena Young Senior Writer

Helena "Len" Young is from Yorkshire and joined Startups in 2021 from a background in B2B communications. She has also previously written for a popular fintech startup.

Included in her topics of interest and expertise are tax legislation, the levelling up agenda, and organisational software including CRM and project management systems. As well as this, she is a big fan of the films of Peter Jackson.

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