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November 1, 2015

London's hottest 3 start ups in 2015




" London's hottest start ups"

Which  industry verticals  are venture funds most likely to invest in

London’s investors list an average of 13 market  verticals tags each and are most interested in the large general markets like  (404), Consumer Internet (367), Enterprise Software (266) and E-Commerce (215). The most popular markets for London’s investors:

1)DELIVEROO 76-78 Charlotte Street, London W1T 4QS
 Deliveroo drivers collect the food and deliver it "usually seven to eight minutes after it leaves the kitchen".Its a QS food ordering system as well as provides logistical support to fast food giants as well as neighbourhood stores.Orders can be delivered only via tablet ( android and iOS app). Its present in ten UK cities -- as well as Dublin, Paris and Berlin -- Deliveroo raised £16m in January
and plans to expand into 30 cities by year end

Co Founders:Will Shu and Greg Orlowski

 2)IMPROBABLE 20 Farringdon Road, London EC1M 3HE 

Improbable calls itself as an enabler of connecting gaming enthusiasts online . Its vision is to  create vast online games with thousands of players playing across virtual worlds.The company is using the " technique of "distributed systems" used in high-frequency trading and applying them to video games.
 the company recently announced $20 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz.

Co-founders:  Cambridge graduates Herman Narula and Rob Whitehead

3)WORLDREMIT 66 Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UD Worldremit is your typical money exchange services, much like western union. However WorldRemit makes the process easier while charging lower commission than high-street banks. The company already has raised fund to the tune of raised $100 million in February from Technology Crossover Ventures and Accel, with plans to expand into the US and worldwide The World Bank estimates that international money transfers will hit $646 billion in 2015.

Co-founders :Having a former UN advisor as a co-founder surely helps . Its founded by  former UN adviser Ismail Ahmed.