Innovative Business of the Year 2016: Meet the finalists

Featuring ground-breaking products and services, read on to find out who’s up for the Innovative Business accolade…

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Decibel Insight

Decibel Insight looks to solve website problems for some of the world’s largest brands. It offers unique insights on visitor behaviour; including where they become frustrated and where errors occur.

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Kokoon Tech

Kokoon Tech is the creator of sleep-sensing smart headphones which mould to the shape of a user’s head and use specially created audio tracks to induce sleep. Sensors monitor electrical activity in the brain; measuring exactly when the user falls to sleep, sleep patterns, and the perfect point in the sleep cycle to wake the user up.

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Oppo Ice Cream

Made with superfoods, coconut oil and stevia instead of sugar, Oppo is the health ice cream brand that contains 60% less sugar and calories than regular ice cream. Stocikists include Waitrose, The Co-operative, Ocado and Holland & Barrett.

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PensionBee is an online platform which combines all of your pensions in one place; to manage your pension much like you would your bank account. Backed by £2.3m funding, the start-up enables users to access a live pensions balance, make contributions and access a smart calculator to help prepare for retirement.

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The tech start-up making teeth-brushing fun, Playbrush has created a smart hardware device which can be attached to any manual toothbrush to transform it into a game controller. With a focus on improving children’s oral hygiene, the start-up has sold over 50,000 devices across the UK, Germany and Austria.

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Yoyo Wallet

The mobile-first payment, loyalty and personalised marketing platform for retailers, brands, and the consumers they want to serve, Yoyo Wallet positions itself as an ‘insight engine’ capable of delivering stacks of the customer data clients desire to inform strategic decision-making.

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