The eighth edition of the annual awards ceremony was held at the New Dock Hall in Leeds on 9th November by leading technology advisory and investment firm GP Bullhound. The event gathered close to 300 CEOs, entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders from the global tech community.
The event, hosted by international tech journalist Edie Lush, showcased and celebrated the fastest growing and most successful tech companies in the north of England and Scotland, based on their revenue growth between 2018 and 2020.
FOD Mobility Group, which operates from headquarters in Saltaire, West Yorkshire, was recognised for achieving an impressive 58% growth rate over the last three years.
Hugh Campbell, Managing Partner at GP Bullhound, and host at the awards commented: “It’s no secret that the Northern tech sector is a true powerhouse in starting and scaling world-class businesses. Entrepreneurship, ambition and innovation are driving growth across the region, and have helped to create a unique ecosystem – one that we are celebrating with tonight’s awards. It’s exciting to be championing so many impressive companies on their growth journey.”
The awards demonstrated that the software sector, largely comprised of enterprise software companies, has 33 companies in the Top 100, 5% higher than 2020 and the largest change in this year’s ranking. Additionally, the sector has the highest proportion of companies in the Top 20 (with 10), highlighting the rapid growth being enjoyed in the sector throughout the regions.
Justin Whitston, Founder and CEO at FOD Mobility Group said: “We’re proud to be featured among the fastest growing tech companies in the North of England and Scotland again this year. To be recognised alongside so many thriving and innovative technology businesses in this year’s top 100 league table is a remarkable achievement.
“It’s also testament to all the hard work and dedication of the amazing team we have here at FOD and the ongoing support we receive from our loyal customers to ensure the continued growth and success of the business.”