Tech Track 100

The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s 100 private tech (TMT) companies with the fastest-growing sales over their latest three years.

It is compiled by Fast Track and published in The Sunday Times each September, with an awards dinner in November, and alumni dinners during the year.

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2016 Tech Track 100 entry criteria

Tech companies

  • Independent tech* company
  • UK registered, unquoted, and not subsidiaries
  • Sales of at least £250,000 in the base year (2012 or 2013)
  • Sales of at least £5m in the latest year (2015 or 2016)
  • Year-on-year sales growth in the latest year from 2014 to 2015, or 2015 to 2016, plus forecast (or actual) sales growth
  • Trading weeks in the base and latest years have to exceed 25
  • Excluded companies include pure computer resellers, those with qualified accounts, and payday lenders
  • We reserve the right to change the qualification criteria set out above and to make exceptions. This is not a competition; the compiler’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into
  • Companies that do not meet the criteria can still be considered for the Ones to Watch programme. This is a selection of companies that have either achieved, or predict, good sales growth

*The definition of a technology company is based on the London Stock Exchange’s techMARK definition, i.e. “a company that shows a commitment to innovation, research and product development, and operates in sectors including software, internet, telecoms and biotech.”

The closing date for nominations for the 2017 league table is 7 July with publication on 10 September.

 

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Types of Tech Track 100 company

Sales

£5m-£50m

Profits

(£5m)-£10m

Average 3 year sales growth

40%-260% pa

Staff

10-1,000

Alumni success stories

Featured in 2002 with sales of £23m and floated in 2015 valued at £1bn
Featured in 2006 with sales of £143m, floated in 2010 and is now worth £3.6bn
Featured in 2011 with sales of £18m, floated in 2014 and is now valued at £1.4bn