From simplified finance to next-level use of AI, these are the Manchester startups raising the tempo in 2020. Each company has its own stand-out superpower and should be on every candidate’s watchlist.
The Tempo team has researched hundreds of companies – looking at buzz in the media, funding rounds, employee reviews, benefits and everything in between – to end up with this eclectic mix of 20 super startups to work for in 2020. To see the original post published by Tempo, please click here.
RealityMine’s market-leading software enables the tracking of consumers on multiple devices. Achieving unique consumer insights means RealityMine employees get to work with some of the world’s leading brands like Just Eat. With offices already as far afield as Sydney, RealityMine’s growth shows no sign of stopping.
💥 SUPERPOWER: Unearthing disruptive consumer insights
Bringing retail into the modern age, DigitalBridge uses cutting edge technology and augmented reality to help their customers visualise, design and buy their dream bathroom. Having just completed their Series A and offering share options and flexible working, DigitalBridge is not only fast becoming an emerging industry player in retail tech but also a great place to work.
💥 SUPERPOWER: Making The Sims a reality
8. UPSIDE ENERGY
An award-winning cloud-based platform, Upside Energy provides customers with a way to sell excess energy. Working in real-time, the platform responds rapidly to market signals and deploys new solutions as the energy system evolves.The real upside is the opportunity to work with a collaborative team to help the UK transition to a low carbon future.
💥 SUPERPOWER: Creating a more sustainable world
MirrorWeb helps companies manage and archive their digital content, ensuring it remains compliant and meets the latest regulations. A pretty important cause because – to be honest – who can remember what they posted on Twitter five years ago? Dedicated to changing the digital landscape, employees are given lots of space to learn and develop alongside a range of cool benefits.
💥 SUPERPOWER: Putting brands in control of their brand reputation
6. DEGREE 53
An award-winning UX design and software development company, Degree 53 delivers bespoke solutions to the coolest companies in sport, travel, retail and beyond. The team enjoys a dynamic working environment, clear career progression, regular social events and PS4s in the break room – the five star Glassdoor rating speaks for itself.
💥 SUPERPOWER: Delivering first class software solutions
Operating in the e-logistics space, Sorted has partnered with some of the biggest global carriers and retailers to streamline their processes. The clever tech ecosystem has led them to work with brands such as ASOS and Missguided. Sorted also makes sure their employees are …sorted… with a whopping 40 day holiday entitlement, an office salon and monthly cheese boards.
💥 SUPERPOWER: Stripping away logistic complications
Banking for business just got easier. AccessPay’s integration platform allows companies to connect to banks and payment schemes quickly and securely. It’s no wonder they’re the fastest growing FinTech outside of London. Realising their people are the backbone of the company, they offer constant training and support and 95% of their employees say they’re proud to work for them.
💥 SUPERPOWER: Taking the hassle out of business banking
Dedicated to building new technology for the future good, the team at GoodBox leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of technological advancement for the charity sector. Not only do GoodBox employees get to work for an innovative company that serves the greater good, but it also has impressive backing including that of tennis star Andy Murray. Now that’s a pretty ace.
💥 SUPERPOWER: Helping those who need it most
As digital performance experts, Intechnica provides innovative solutions to maximise sales revenues for their customers. Intechnica believes top results come from hiring the best people and taking care of them; hence their 4.8 rating on Glassdoor. The team at Intechnica are on the pulse with technology and lifestyle trends with regular vegan lunches and running clubs.
💥 SUPERPOWER: Leading digital transformation through motivated employees
Launched in 2014, Peak uses AI to help businesses ‘do great things with data’. Knowing that great things come from within, the company has a flat structure with open communication – and a picky recruitment process to make sure they hire the right people. The mission is to be a company that both their team and their customers are proud to be a part of.
💥 SUPERPOWER: Making sense of the world of data