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


Companies with three years records and revenue of £500k and above in 2016 are eligible to compete for the GP Bullhound Northern Tech Awards Top 100. Early stage companies with revenues below this threshold are eligible to compete for the Northern Star Award.


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.

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 1 March 2019.

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.

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


Fastest Growing Company of the Year

(with revenues under £10m)

Fastest Growing Larger Company of the Year

(with revenues over £10m)

The judges will select seven companies from the Top 50 fastest growing companies they consider worthy of special Judges’ Awards:

Judges’ Innovation Award

Recognising the company with the most innovative product

Judges’ Award for International Success

Recognising the company with the most impressive international reach

Judges’ Young Entrepreneur Award

Recognising a young beacon of inspiration

Judges’ Leadership Award

Recognising the management team with the strongest vision and best leadership

Judges’ Tech4Good Award

Recognising the company utilising outstanding technology for the good of society

Judges’ Entrepreneur Award

Recognising outstanding achievements, exemplifying qualities of effective leadership and innovation

Overall Judges’ Award

Recognising the company with the highest achievements for Growth, Innovation, International Success and Leadership

Northern Star Award

Recognising the most innovative early stage technology company