App of the Year 2016: Meet the finalists

A new award for cutting edge mobile technology start-ups with impressive design, UX, performance and business traction - meet the six finalists...

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Downloaded more than 250,000 times, Laundrapp is an on-demand laundry and dry cleaning app which operates in over 100 locations across the UK. Now backed by £10m in funding, the start-up is now preparing to go international.

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Downloaded over 60,000 times and with 10,000 unique users, Orderella is the app that enables consumers in 150 venues across the UK, Ireland, Singapore and New Zealand to order and pay without having to queue.

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Qudini is a cloud-based queue appointment and collection management system which helps venues to improve customer retention and boost revenues. Clients include the O2 and House of Fraser.

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The video collaboration platform enables companies to collaborate with fans, employees, experts, and influencers to create unique video experiences utilising users’ smartphone clips. Founded in January 2014 by Emily Forbes, it names the BBC, Camelot, and O2 among its clients.

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Taking its name from the French for ‘lucky find’, Trouva (formerly StreetHub) is the online destination for the UK’s best independent shops and boutiques. The marketplace features over 30,000 products from 150 shops.

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The company on a mission to “change the way the world does its dirty laundry”, ZipJet offers laundry and dry cleaning services alongside shoe shining and emergency cleaning. It has customers in London, Paris and Berlin.

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