Awards Criteria

If you are an innovative, entrepreneurial company growing your business through technology and are based in the North of the UK, then we want to hear from you!

Companies with three years records and revenue of at least £500k in 2014 are eligible to compete for the GP Bullhound Northern Tech Awards. There is only one entry form to be completed for all the Award categories. The Top 100 Fastest Growing Technology Companies are selected and ranked by revenue growth over the last three years.

From the Top 50 winners the fastest growing larger and smaller companies (revenues over and under £10M in 2014 respectively) will receive awards. The Judges select six companies they consider worthy of special Judges’ Awards.

Early stage technology companies will be showcased at the 2017 GP Bullhound Northern Tech Awards in partnership with the Tech North ‘Northern Stars’ initiative, and an overall winner Northern Star will be announced at the event.

If you have any doubts about your eligibility or any other questions, please get in touch, we’ll be happy to help.

The Northern Tech Awards are the opportunity for companies in the North to show off their talents. We are keen to showcase as many of the fast growing and dynamic companies based in our region as possible so don’t hesitate; get in touch – TODAY!

Top 100 League Table Criteria

In order to qualify for the Top 100 Fastest Growing Tech Companies in the North, based on revenue growth, entrants must:

• Be an active Technology Company
• Have revenues of at least £500k in 2014
• Have their HQ based in the North, which includes Scotland

Companies will be ranked by their annual revenue growth rate between the three most recent financial years.

The Northern Tech Awards 2017 will compare revenue growth over the three most recent years, looking at financial years ending 2014-2016. If your financial year is not aligned with the calendar year, you need to state the period your financial year covers. Revenue figures should be the company’s audited revenue figures where possible, or management accounts where applicable.

In order for an entry to be valid, please submit your scanned audited accounts/management accounts or a P&L which has been certified by one of your directors, before the entry deadline of 24 February 2017.

Note: Only company growth rates will be disclosed within literature and not the underlying figures.