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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 1 November 2018, Park Plaza, London SE1

2018 Winners

tech fund manager of the year award

Sponsored by Zeus Capital


  • WINNER: Robin Geffen/Neptune Global Technology FundBarclays


tech innovation of the year award

Sponsored by Barclays 


  • Darktrace Ltd

  • WINNER: Featurespace Ltd

  • The Foundry

  • Visionmongers Ltd

  • Kano Computing Ltd

  • Kromek Group plc

tech journalist of the year award

Sponsored by Luther Pendragon 


  • WINNER: Mark Bridge/The Times

  • Nic Fildes/Financial Times

  • Sabah Meddings/The Sunday Times

  • Steve O’Hear/TechCrunch

tech deal of the year award

Sponsored by Rothschild & Co 


  • WINNER: Avast plc

  • AVEVA Group Plc

  • CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings plc

  • Farfetch Ltd

  • Fidessa Group plc

best use of tech in the digital economy award

Sponsored by Lombard Odier


  • Deliveroo Ltd

  • The Hut Group Ltd

  • WINNER: Purplebricks Group plc

  • Revolut Ltd

tech businesswoman of the year award

Sponsored by PwC


  • Sonya Barlow Like Minded Females

  • Sonali De Rycker Accel

  • Sheila Flavell FDM Group (Holdings) plc

  • WINNER: Carol Kane/Boohoo Group plc

tech growth business of the year award

Sponsored by ECI Partners


  • Access Group

  • Boohoo Group plc

  • GB Group plc

  • Microgen plc

  • WINNER: Mimecast Ltd

  • Sumo Group plc

tech CEO of the year award

Sponsored by Oakley Advisory Limited


  • Alex Chesterman ZPG plc

  • Martina King Featurespace Ltd

  • Matthew Moulding The Hut Group Ltd

  • Keith Neilson Craneware plc

  • WINNER: José Neves/Farfetch Ltd

tech company of the year award

Sponsored by Arma Partners


  • GB Group plc

  • Mimecast Ltd

  • WINNER: Ocado Group plc

  • ZPG plc


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

The total amount raised at the UK tech awards 2018 which was split equally between these two charities was


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