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Car Loan 4U rank seventh in the Northern Tech Awards Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies

Car Loan 4U rank seventh in the Northern Tech Awards Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies

Car Loan 4U has been ranked seventh in a list of the fastest growing technology companies in the North. The announcement came last week at the Northern Tech Awards, organised by leading investment banking firm, GB Bullhound.

The ranking, determined by a company’s percentage growth, takes place once a year. The Northern Tech Awards recognise the Top 50 Fastest Growing Technology Companies in the North and the Top 20 Rising Stars of the region’s technology community.

Car Loan 4U ranks seventh with a percentage growth of 260 per cent. Companies alongside Car Loan 4U include: finance solutions service, Nostrum; internet service provider, Metronet and the community oriented messaging and gaming app, Parlingo, who top the ranking with an incredible 870 per cent growth.

Hugh Campbell, managing partner and co-founder of GP Bullhound, praised the standard companies. He said: "It's the second time GP Bullhound has held these awards and the quality and quantity of submissions is the best yet. The whole of the north is represented.”

James Wilkinson, CEO of Car Loan 4U said, “It’s an incredibly exciting time here at Car Loan 4U. We’re investing heavily in digital products that customers love and we’re fanatical about the experience we deliver our customers. I firmly believe our continued growth is a direct result of these factors.

“Making customers happy by delivering a hassle-free and friendly service is paramount to our business and to do this we have to foster technological innovation. I’m so proud of what we’ve delivered in the last 12 months.”

The judging panel included: Chris Allan, co-founder; Adam Balon, founder , Innocent Drinks; Mark Pearson, founder, Fuel Ventures; Sir Terry Leahy, former chief executive, Tesco; David Rasche, founder, SSP; David Rowan, editor, WIRED; Charles Sharland, chairman and co-founder, Appsense; Paul Walker, co-founder, Sage; and Phil Webb, CTO, EMIS Group.

Northern Tech Awards - Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies (and percentage growth):
  1. Palringo Newcastle 870 per cent
  2. Performance Horizon Group South Shields 487 per cent
  3. Missguided Manchester 486 per cent
  4. Cloud Technology Solutions Manchester 400 per cent
  5. TyresOnTheDrive.Com Cheshire 347 per cent
  6. TEP Events (Duuzra) Manchester 336 per cent
  7. Car Loan 4U Cheshire 260 per cent
  8. FreeAgent Edinburgh 172 per cent
  9. Aspire Technology Solutions Gateshead 139 per cent
  10. Nostrum group Yorkshire 136.9 per cent
  11. ResponseTap Manchester 136.8 per cent
  12. Crisp Thinking Leeds 132 per cent
  13. The Test People Leeds 120 per cent
  14. Mobica Cheshire 119 per cent
  15. Mobysoft Ltd Manchester 109 per cent
  16. Stroma Yorkshire 105 per cent
  17. ASK4 Sheffield 102 per cent
  18. Metronet (UK) Manchester 98 per cent
  19. York 97 per cent
  20. MPP Global Cheshire 96 per cent
  21. eBECS Chesterfield 92 per cent
  22. ProVu Communications Huddersfield 90 per cent
  23. Axon Macclesfield 88 per cent
  24. Eison Stockpport 86 per cent
  25. Redfern Travel Bradford 82 per cent
  26. Utiligroup Lancs 80 per cent
  27. Blue Prism Merseyside 77 per cent
  28. Results Through Digital Warrington 73.4 per cent
  29. Centriq Group Blackpool 73.1 per cent
  30. Nucleus Edinburgh 73 per cent
  31. Visualsoft Stockton On Tees 72.9 per cent
  32. OCF Plc Sheffield 70 per cent
  33. Pure Data Solutions Lee 68 per cent
  34. IESA Warrington 66.1 per cent
  35. IDHL Group Harrogate 65.7 per cent
  36. Interact Altrincham 62 per cent
  37. Bolton 61 per cent
  38. On the Beach Cheadle 56 per cent
  39. CoreRFID Ltd Warrington 54 per cent
  40. Godel Technologies Manchester 50 per cent
  41. Science Warehouse Leeds 49.9 per cent
  42. SoftSols Yorkshire 48.8 per cent
  43. My Home Move Leicester 45.9 per cent
  44. Software Box York 45.6 per cent
  45. UKFast Manchester 44 per cent
  46. Virtual College Ilkley 38 per cent
  47. MHA Lighting Manchester 35.71 per cent
  48. Angel Solutions Liverpool 35.66 per cent
  49. Chess Cheshire 35.6 per cent
  50. New Mind tellUs Liverpool 35.5 per cent

For more information about the Northern Tech Awards, please click here.