This year’s report looked at four different areas; employee growth, jobseeker interest, member engagement and talent acquisition. Granted all this data comes from LinkedIn it may not be the most accurate, however still a great indication of companies that are doing well.
The other criteria is that each company must be 7 years or younger since it was founded, being a startup according to LinkedIn.
Here’s a look at the top 3, you can see the full list in the link above:
First place - Monzo
Though Monzo is still loss-making and has faced some bumps in recent months, the digital bank has raised £175 million in funding since Covid-19 struck and has around 5 million customers.
Second place - Revolut
This year Revolut became the UK’s most valuable fintech startup, valued at $33bn after a huge fundraising round. The firm, which applied for a UK banking licence in January, has 16 million customers worldwide and is branching out into services such as travel and salary advances.
Third place - Starling Bank
During the pandemic, Starling – which has more than 2 million customers in the UK – was one of the banks that lent under the government stimulus schemes. And, in a sign of future ambitions, Starling bought buy-to-let lender Fleet Mortgages in August.