The Digital Top 50 Awards have been designed by Google, McKinsey and Rocket Internet to recognise and reward bold talent, cutting-edge innovation and sharp business acumen. We have seen many great applications in 2016.

Congratulations to our Top 5 2016

Top B2C Start-up


Hey Habito is a digital mortgage broker service based in London. The company offers mortgage search and comparison services, thus allowing people to find and apply for the best mortgage deal. The start-up was founded by Daniel Hegarty in the UK in January 2015.


Top B2C Scale-Up


Bragi designs inventive technology in the field of Hearables. While recording key biometric data, tracking movement and coaching audibly, the scale-up converts the world of smart headphones through relentless innovation and discovery. The scale-up was founded by Nikolaj Hviid in Germany in 2013.

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Top B2B Start-up


As a fraud detection system, Everledger uses the Bitcoin blockchain as a platform for provenance and combating insurance fraud. The company offers an immutable ledger for diamond ownership and related transaction history verification for insurance companies, owners, claimants, and law enforcement agencies. The Start-up was founded by Leanne Kemp in the UK in April 2015.


Top B2B Scale-Up


With offices in Berlin, New York and Hong Kong, Seerene helps businesses tap into the power of their most precious resources in a digital world – its code and people. We exist to empower businesses to make sense of, and thrive in, the software-first world. Whether you’ve just entered the digital transformation, or have fully completed it, Seerene helps businesses move forward by lending the sixth sense required for decision-making in the digital age. Seerene is one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies and already trusted by some of the biggest corporations in the world. Clients include SAP, IBM, Adidas, Mercedes-Benz, The Generali Group and other Global 2,000 companies.


Best Tech for Social Impact


The Peek Vision Foundation builds sustainable eye care capacity in low and middle-income countries. As a legal manufacturer of medical devices, the company creates and distributes Peek products and services. The Peek Vision Foundation, a UK registered charity, owns the Company and generated profits are gifted to the Foundation. The Foundation was founded by Dr Andrew Bastawrous in the UK in 2013.