Movemeon’s top 25 innovative start-ups

Movemeon’s top 25 innovative start-ups

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Summary

We’ve been busy compiling a list of our top start-ups at movemeon – based on popularity among our members – and the results are finally in!

In this second article of the series, we’ll be looking at our top 25 digitally innovative start-ups. If you missed the first part, we listed the top 16 socially impactful start-ups.

We’ve been busy compiling a list of our top start-ups at movemeon – based on popularity among our members – and the results are finally in! 

In this second article of the series, we’ll be looking at our top 25 digitally innovative start-ups. If you missed the first part, we listed the top 16 socially impactful start-ups.

All of these companies hire on movemeon, with some roles live on movemeon even now – take a look by heading to our dedicated jobs page, where you can see all roles on movemeon.

 

 

Our top digitally innovative start-ups 

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Art.com

Website: https://www.art.com/

IndustryInternet

Team size: 501-1000 employees

Founder: Greg Hart, Brandon Carr, Mike Heinstein, Michael Marston, Joshua Save & Exit Chodniewicz

Founded: 1998

 

Art.com is an eCommerce site which deals with fine art, prints and decorations. It has three sister sites: allposters.com, poster.de and artist rising. Artist Rising provides artists and photographers with a platform on which to sell their work. It distributes through numerous channels including art.com itself.

Batch Organics

Website: https://batch-organics.com/

IndustryHealth, Wellness and Fitness

Team size2-10 employees

Founder: Charles Owen

Founded: 2015

 

We believe in eating plenty of good things every day. For us, health is that straightforward. Eating healthy can, however, be challenging. From recipe research to grocery shopping to prep, it’s often easier to give in to those unhealthy habits. At Batch Organics, we deliver convenient, organic healthy foods without all the BS. We don’t stock miracles but guarantee you’ll be getting your daily dose of goodness, to start or to maintain a healthy body and mind.

Bloom & Wild

Website: https://www.bloomandwild.com/

Founder: Ben Stanway and Aron Gelbard

Team size: 50-100 employees

Founded: 2013

Bloom & Wild are a mobile and online florist with a fresh approach to sending flowers. Their aim is to make sending design-led flowers as simple as sending a text message and receiving them as easy as receiving a letter. The company’s purpose is to make sending and receiving flowers the joy that it should be, and do this by innovating at every stage of the customer journey. Their industry leading iOS/Android apps and website makes it possible to order from a carefully designed and curated flower gift range in well under a minute.

ByStored

Website: https://www.bystored.com/

Industry: Information Technology and Services

Team size: 11-50 employees

Founder: Daniel Axsäter

Founded: 2014

 

bySTORED is disrupting the storage and removals space, offering bespoke, on-demand services to customers and businesses in London. bySTORED packscollects, moves, stores and delivers your belongings – and takes the hassle out of storage and moving logistics. It beats competitors and incumbents on price, convenience and security. Suitable for consumers and businesses alike!

City Pantry

Website: https://citypantry.com/

Industry: Food & Beverages

Team size: 11-50 employees

Founder: Stuart Sunderland

Founded: 2013

 

City Pantry is on a mission to rid the world of egg mayonnaise triangles, stale sandwiches and vol-au-vents by disrupting the (slightly boring) world of traditional corporate catering. Working with the best independent chefs, street vendors, specialist caterers, restaurants and supper clubs in London, City Pantry makes it easy to cater office lunches, meetings and events.

Clear Skin Collective 

Founder: Wouter Witvoet

Founded: 2016

We are a technology startup from Silicon Valley selling skin care subscriptions online. We sell aspirational effective skin care targeting women between 25-40 at a low price point. Our brand is led by expert dermatologists from London.

Delivery Hero

Website: https://www.deliveryhero.com/

Industry: Internet

Team size: 5,001-10,000 employees

Founders: Nikita Fahrenholz, David Bailey, Niklas Östberg, Kolja Hebenstreit, Claude Ritter, Markus Fuhrmann

Founded: 2011

Delivery Hero is the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace with number one market positions in terms of restaurants, active users, gross merchandise value or website traffic, in more countries than any of its competitors. Present in more than 40 countries, we operate online marketplaces, which may be accessed over multiple channels, including mobile devices, that provide an inspirational, personalized and simple way of ordering food from a tightly managed and local selection of restaurants.

Edge Retreats

Website: https://edgeretreats.com/

Industry: Leisure, Travel & Tourism

Team size: 2-10 employees

Founder: Luke McCormick

Founded: 2011

 

The global curated marketplace for luxury villa rentals, with exceptional service and expert concierge. We’ve searched the globe to create a curated collection of exceptional villas across the world’s most coveted destinations. From private island hideaways to personal chefs and every last luxury in­-between, we’re experts in the exclusive. 4000+ Exceptional Villas in 50 countries.

easyCar

Website: https://www.easycar.com

Industry: Leisure, Travel & Tourism

Team size: 11-50 employees

Founders: Stelios Haji-Ioannou

Founded: 2000

 

Founded in April 2000 by Stelios Haji-Ioannou, easyCar is one of the world’s largest online car hire services. We’re built around a principle which sits at the core of all easyGroup brands – more value for less.

Eve Mattress

Website: https://www.evemattress.co.uk/

Industry: Retail

Team size: 51-200 employees

Founder: Kuba Wieczorek, Jas Bagniewski, James Fryer

Founded: 2014

 

Eve was created to challenge everything the sleepy mattress industry represents. As such, it is more than a mattress. It is a pioneer for change, an advocate for ease and a champion for fairness. They created eve to revolutionise every aspect of buying one of the most important items in your home.

Farfetch

Website: https://www.farfetch.com/uk/

Industry: Internet 

Team size: 1,001-5,000 employees

Founder: Jose Neves

Founded: 2008

 

Farfetch is a global community of over 400 visionary fashion boutiques offering an inspirational shopping experience to fashion-forward consumers. The independent boutiques within their community have been carefully selected for their forward-thinking attitude, unique approach to merchandising and diversity of brands. They are located everywhere from Paris, New York and Milan to Bucharest, Riyadh and Seattle, but united in one e-commerce website.

Feedr

Website: https://www.teamfeedr.com/

Industry: Food & Beverage, E-commerce 

Team size: 2-10 employees

Founder: Lyz Swanton, Riya Grover

Founded: 2016

Link: https://feedr.welcomekit.co/

 

Feedr is an online platform connecting a curated set of healthy and artisan food vendors to London’s workplaces. Feedr makes it easy and affordable for corporates to order nutritious, personalised meals for their employees and provides a new sales channel for London’s most innovative, quality focused vendors. This disruptive food-tech business creates healthy meal solutions for companies across London, building virtual canteens with rotating digital menus that serve tens of thousands of employees. Feedr’s high quality, curated list of restaurants includes vendors such as Bel Air, Detox Kitchen and Farmstand. A simple online experience makes it easy for companies to set up plans and employees to access nutritious meals daily.

Floom

Website: https://www.floom.com/

Industry: Consumer Goods

Team size: 2-10 employees

Founder: Lana Elie

Founded: 2016

 

Floom is a tech-enabled marketplace for florists to sell their creations to customers.

Hello Fresh

Website: https://www.hellofresh.com/

Industry: Consumer services

Team size: 1,001-5,000 employees 

Founder: Dominik Richter, Jessica Nilsson, Thomas Griesel

Founded: 2012

HelloFresh aims to provide each and every household in its 9 markets with the opportunity to enjoy wholesome home-cooked meals with no planning, no shopping and no hassle required.

Everything required for weeknight meals, carefully planned, locally sourced and delivered to your door at the most convenient time for each subscriber.

Heist

Website: https://www.heist-studios.com/

Industry: Fine Art, Photography, Editorial, and Digital

Team size: 11-50 employees

Founder: Toby Darbyshire

Founded: 2015

 

Heist has a simple mission: to build the underwear brand of the future, starting by reinventing the humble pair of tights.

Hello Car

Website: https://www.hellocar.co.uk/

Industry: Automotive

Team size: 11-50 employees

Founder: Nicholas Carnell and Ben Smith

Founded: 2016

 

We think the experience of buying a car should be better. A lot better. That’s why we started Hellocar. Our mission is to put the customer in control, creating a completely online buying experience, with the great service you’ve come to expect from your favourite online brands. All with the peace of mind of only high quality cars, a 7-day test drive and a full refund if it’s not the right car for you.

Jumia

Website: https://www.jumia.com.ng/

Industry: Internet 

Team size: 1,001-5,000 employees

Founder: Tunde Kehinde, Raphael Kofi Afaedor

Founded: 2012

 

 

Our vision: Revolutionise the Shopping Experience in Africa. Jumia is a platform that facilitates access to products and services in Africa. Jumia was founded in 2012 on the basis of a very strong belief: Internet can improve people’s lives in Africa. Observing the challenges that people face every day (poor infrastructures, bad traffic, limited choice, limited information, expensive products and services just to name a few), we saw a huge opportunity to leverage the Internet and use it to connect people and provide them with a solution to fulfil their daily needs.

JUST EAT

Website: https://www.just-eat.com/

Industry: Food and Internet 

Team size: 1,001-5,000 employees

Founders: Laurens Groenendijk, Martijn Rozendaal, Marc Wesselink, Per Meldgaard, Jesper Buch

Founded: 2001

 

Just Eat is a leading global marketplace in online food delivery. Their vision is to create the world’s greatest food community – connecting thousands of restaurants with millions of customers and hundreds of different cuisines. As well as opening the door to unprecedented choice, they are also creating a community that champions customers, restaurants and the vibrant takeaway sector.

Lazada

Website: https://www.lazada.com.ph/

Industry: Internet

Team size: 5,001-10,000 employees

Founders: Aimone Ripa di Meana, Stefan Bruun, Arthur Brejon de Lavergnee, Oliver Samwer, Adrien Cohen, Alexander Samwer

Founded: 2012

 

Lazada is the number one online shopping & selling destination in Southeast Asia – present in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Lazada helps more than 100,000 local and international sellers as well as 2,500 brands serve the 560 million consumers in the region through its marketplace platform. Lazada offers an excellent customer experience through a wide network of logistics partners and its own first- and last-mile

Lovecrafts

Website: https://www.lovecrafts.com/

Industry: Internet

Team size: 51-200 employees

Founders: Nigel Whiteoak, Cherry Freeman, Edward Griffith

Founded: 2010

 

LoveCrafts, a start-up which builds social marketplaces for the crafts sector. It now intends to use the capital to fuel new product development, overseas growth and the launch of its new marketplace LoveCrochet which will go live next month with further craft communities planned for later in the year.

MORI

Website: https://www.moneyfarm.com/uk/

Industry: Apparel & Fashion 

Team size: 2-10 employees

Founders: Cam Miller, Akin Onal

Founded: 2013

 

MORI is an online marketplace that helps parents simplify the early stages of parenthood through membership services which deliver basic baby products to their clients.

Pact Coffee

Website: https://www.pactcoffee.com/

Industry: Food & Beverages

Team size: 51-200 employees

Founder: Stephen Rapoport

Founded: 2012

In 2012, armed with not much more than a coffee grinder, a set of envelopes and a passion for coffee, our Founder, Stephen, set up Pact in his kitchen. His dream was to introduce the UK to better coffee at home, improving millions of mornings and changing the coffee industry for the better.

Papier

Website: https://www.papier.com/

Industry: Internet

Team size: 11-50 employees

Founder: Taymoor Atighetchi

Founded: 2015

 

Papier is an online stationery store. In a time when digital messages proliferate in our lives, receiving something beautifully made through the letterbox is appreciated now more than ever before – Papier makes this simple and easy to do.

SecretSales

Website: https://secretsales.com/

Industry: Internet

Team size: 51-200 employees

Founder: Nish Kukadia & Sach Kukadia

Founded: 2007

 

SECRETSALES.com was the first online Private Shopping Club in the UK specialising in exclusive flash sales for members only. The website provides a quiet, discreet environment for the retail of discounted premium product, promising no loss of integrity or brand devaluation.

Trouva

Website: https://www.trouva.com/

Industry: Internet

Team size: 11-50 employees

Founder: Mandeep Singh, Maxim Berglund & Alex Loizou

Founded: 2015

 

Trouva, launched in August 2015, is the marketplace for bricks and mortar independent shops, selling unique homeware and lifestyle products from over 160 shops and boutiques in 19 UK cities. Trouva is one of the most exciting e-commerce start-ups in Europe, backed by amazing VC and Angel Investors whose successes include Secret Escapes, Net-A-Porter, and Farfetch (Octopus Investments, Playfair Capital & Index Ventures).

We hope you enjoyed this second part of our start-up series, we’ll shortly be releasing the third part which will be ranking a different type of start-ups. If you’re interested in start-ups then have a look at some of our start-up related articles below: 

Movemeon’s top 16 socially impactful start-ups 

Working at a rapidly growing start-up – an interview with Heist studios 

6 tips on how to break into the start-up scene – by

Pockit COO How to find a job in a start-up 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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