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The UK tech awards evolved from the very successful techMARK Awards, which concerned only quoted tech companies. The archive from this event, which was held for 13 consecutive years since its launch in 2000 can also be found below.


Thursday 2 November 2017, Park Plaza, London SE1

2017 Winners

john hughes memorial award for the emerging entrepreneur of the year

Sponsored by Just Eat


  • WINNER: Nikolay Storonsky & Vlad Yatsenko/Revolut Ltd


tech fund manager of the year award

Sponsored by Zeus Capital


  • WINNER: Jeremy Gleeson/AXA Framlington Global Technology Fund


tech innovation of the year award

Sponsored by Barclays 


  • WINNER: Blue Prism Group plc

  • IQE plc

  • Monevo (part of Quint Group Ltd)

  • Satchel Education Software (Teachercentric Ltd)

tech journalist of the year award

Sponsored by Luther Pendragon 


  • Mark Bridge The Times

  • Emily Chang Bloomberg TV

  • WINNER: Kadhim Shubber/Financial Times

  • James Titcomb The Telegraph

tech deal of the year award

Sponsored by Rothschild & Co 


  • Alfa Financial Software Holdings plc

  • WINNER: Improbable Worlds Ltd

  • Worldpay Group plc

best use of tech in the digital economy award

Sponsored by Mishcon de Reya


  • Citymapper Ltd

  • Gooee Ltd

  • Revolut Ltd

  • WINNER: ZeroLight Ltd

tech achievement of the year award

Sponsored by Rigby Group plc


  • WINNER: AB Dynamics plc

  • The Foundry

  • Visionmongers Ltd

  • Idox plc

  • IQE plc

  • Softbank Vision Fund

tech growth business of the year award

Sponsored by ECI Partners


  • First Derivatives plc

  • WINNER: ParentPay Ltd

  • Plan Communications Ltd

  • UKCloud Ltd

tech CEO of the year award

Sponsored by Oakley Advisory Limited


  • Alex Chesterman/ZPG plc

  • WINNER: James Dyson/Dyson Ltd

  • Kris Hagerman/Sophos Group plc

  • Gareth Williams Skyscanner Ltd

tech company of the year award

Sponsored by Arma Partners


  • Blue Prism Group plc

  • WINNER: First Derivatives plc

  • The Hut Group Ltd

  • Sophos Group Plc


A charity collection was held in respect of two charities: bccs and the YoungMinds.

The total amount raised at the UK tech awards 2017 which was split equally between these two charities.

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