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2023 shortlist and winners

The shortlist and winners from the UK tech awards 2023 are shown below.

tech deal of the year award

sponsored by Rothschild & Co 


  • WINNER: Arm
  • Bango plc
  • Kooth plc
  • Oxa
  • Raspberry Pi Ltd
  • Reward Gateway

tech commentator of the year award

sponsored by Gracechurch Group 


  • Callum Burroughs/Business Insider
  • James Harding/Tortoise Media
  • WINNER: Richard Holway MBE and Anthony Miller/TechMarketView
  • Amy Lewin/Sifted
  • Andrew Orlowski
  • Ian Spence/Megabuyte

scale up award



  • Beamery Ltd
  • Garrison Technology Ltd
  • Infogrid Ltd
  • Matillion Ltd
  • Orbus Software
  • WINNER: Quantexa Ltd

tech for good award

sponsored by Heidrick & Struggles 


  • 60 Decibels Inc.
  • Blancco Technology Group plc
  • C2-Ai
  • Diaceutics plc
  • Euan's Guide
  • Flo Health UK Ltd
  • Streeva
  • WINNER: Zero Gravity

tech investor award

sponsored by Teneo


  • Augmentum Fintech
  • WINNER: ECI Partners
  • Hg
  • Index Ventures
  • Octopus Ventures
  • Parkwalk Advisors

best use of tech in the digital economy award

sponsored by BDB Pitmans 


  • 1Spatial plc
  • Chainalysis
  • WINNER: Diaceutics plc
  • Finboot
  • HURR
  • Synthace Ltd

tech growth business of the year award

sponsored by ECI  


  • Agilio Software Topco Ltd
  • BCN Group Ltd
  • Causeway Technologies Ltd
  • Eagle Eye Solutions Group plc
  • Kaizen Reporting Ltd
  • WINNER: Tripledot Studios Ltd

tech businesswoman of the year award

sponsored by PwC


  • WINNER: Heba Bevan/UtterBerry Ltd
  • Professor Clare Grey/Nyobolt Ltd
  • Janette Martin/Talos360 Ltd
  • Anne Marie Neatham/Ocado Group plc
  • Eimear O'Connor/Form3 Group Ltd
  • Sarah Turner/Angel Academe

tech innovation of the year award

sponsored by Berenberg


  • BP plc
  • C2-Ai
  • WINNER: Evonetix Ltd
  • Lumai Ltd
  • Peak AI Ltd
  • Quantum Motion Technologies Ltd

tech CEO of the year award

sponsored by HSBC Innovation Banking


  • Chris Bayne/Access Technology Group Ltd
  • John Cotterel/Endava plc
  • Poppy Gustafsson/Darktrace plc
  • Rene Haas/Arm 
  • David Meaden/Idox plc
  • WINNER: Elona Mortimer-Zhika/IRIS Software Group

tech company of the year award

sponsored by Arma Partners 


  • WINNER: Access Technology
    Group Ltd
  • Arm 
  • Darktrace plc
  • IRIS Software Group
  • Raspberry Pi Ltd
  • Softcat plc

key dates

The period under review for all awards is from 1 October 2022 to 30 September 2023.

w/c Monday 1 May 2023 – nominations open

Friday 23 June 2023 – nominations close  

Friday 28 July 2023 – submission form deadline  

Thursday 28 September 2023 – voting panel meeting 

Friday 29 September 2023 – shortlist announced 

Thursday 9 November 2023 – UK tech awards 2023

2023 nominations

Nominations for the UK tech awards 2023 have now closed and the deadline for submission forms has passed. Nominations for next year’s awards will open in April 2024. If you wish to be added to our mailing list for notifications, please sign up for email notifications at the top of this page.


UK: Companies should either be headquartered in the UK or lreland, or have substantial management, control and ownership based in the UK or lreland and/or be listed in London.

tech: An eligible company for the UK tech awards will be one whose business growth and success is dependent on, or attributed to, the development of its technology. Eligible companies will have developed their IP and will be able to demonstrate significant innovation in the technology or its application. For the purposes of these awards, eligible companies could be involved in communications, electronic and digital technologies, biotech, medtech, fintech, govtech and/or cleantech.