London Startup Stars You Should Know

The London startup scene was ranked No. 6 in the world last year in the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking by the business-data company Compass. Let’s take a look at some of the metro’s rising startup stars that have been earning media attention.

London Startup Stars

QQREDOredo is working to help companies make their apps more secure. The development platform launched in beta in January.



CARWOWThe London startup Carwow has raised £12.5 million (about $17.8 million), Business Insider reported recently. Carwow aims to make car-buying easier for shoppers.



BABYLONBabylon is already catching on in the UK. The app from this London startup tracks your health habits and data so that you can head off illnesses.



WINNOWThe startup Winnow is raising funds to expand. The company’s meters monitor food waste with the goal of reducing it.



CHECKIN is a serviced apartment rental aggregator that’s aiming to expand to Paris, Dubai and New York.



London Schools Support Startups

Appropriately for the thriving London startup scene, the metro’s business schools have a variety of programs designed to foster entrepreneurial ambitions. Here are just a few examples.





About the Author

Sarah Beckham

Sarah is a staff writer, covering London-area MBA news for MetroMBA.

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