Brands can instantly verify students in search of a bargain on the net, on apps and in bricks-and-mortar shops by using technology from this company. Founded in 2011 by chief executive Josh Rathour, 34, the Nottingham-based firm has since struck partnerships with 600 companies, such as Apple, Spotify, Urban Outfitters and McDonald’s. The resulting discount programmes are used by 8.3m students each month in 12 countries, including the UK, the US and Australia. Unidays says it has generated more than £750m in revenue for its partners, helping to drive its own sales to £11.4m in 2016.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank9
CompanyUNiDAYS
ActivityStudent verification service
LocationNottingham
Average 3 year sales growth153.82%
Latest sales £000s*11,385
Staff112
Founded2011
Websitewww.myunidays.com

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