Farillio Named in Startups 100: The Annual List of Most Disruptive New UK Businesses

Farillio Named in Startups 100: The Annual List of Most Disruptive New UK Businesses

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Tuesday 5 Oct 21

- Farillio listed in prestigious list that previously identified brands including Revolut, Deliveroo, HelloFresh and Bulb

- 2021 list reflective of post-pandemic world with at-home care service, digital wills and petcare app all in top ten

- Startups on this year’s list have raised over £951 million in finance and over £696 million in revenue

The UK’s longest running index of disruptive new startups, the Startups 100, has released its 2021 lineup and Farillio has made the list for the third year in a row, jumping 30 places to #36.

Run by the UK’s most established website for entrepreneurs, Startups.co.uk, the Startups 100 offers a showcase of new businesses that demonstrate innovation, solid financials, economic impact, and the ability to scale. The list has previously identified brands including Revolut, Deliveroo, HelloFresh and Bulb.

Farillio is an online platform delivering comprehensive end-to-end business knowledge, with collaborative document management (including legal templates), business automation solutions, risk and compliance management tools and access to experts. 

It is a trusted everyday small business companion, providing affordable access to business-friendly tools, critical knowledge and core materials that businesses need to survive and grow. Our solutions, written and endorsed by experienced experts and fellow small businesses, include video tutorials, up-to-date self-serve guides, dynamic legal templates, and comprehensive, pre-populated workflow tools covering all the key areas needed to succeed e.g. Funding, Insurance, Marketing/PR, Data (and GDPR), HR, Law, Cyber, Tax, Growth (financial planning, business planning, investor readiness), Compliance and much more. 

Via our enterprise distribution model and partnerships with leading UK household brands, we empower 100s of 000s of cash and time-deprived small businesses (who are significant to the UK’s post-pandemic economic regeneration strategy), to immediately access key knowledge and on-demand, affordable expert support as and when they need it. Instead of wasting time and money Googling or paying through the nose for costly advice (that many do not trust or feel goes far enough), they can get everything they need through Farillio 24/7, for free.  

Since the start of 2020, we’ve been rapidly evolving and expanding. Farillio now also provides expert knowledge and step-by-step guidance to thousands of adults and families, covering situations arising from life stresses, life admin and legal issues.  And we’ve been evolving again into licensing our platform technology to professional firms, in-house teams and other enterprises, who can use our solution for their own knowledge-management, training, and risk-management communications to their own customers in turn – providing them with the means to offer a first class, digital customer-experience at a fraction of the cost creating and managing their own equivalents would require.

This year’s list has also identified an at-home care service, digital wills provider and a petcare app as being the most disruptive businesses of the past year.

CEO and Founder of Farillio, Merlie Calvert, comments: “We are absolutely delighted to have made the prestigious Startups100 list for the third year running, and are thrilled that we have jumped 30 places to #36. Small businesses need business support now, more than ever, and we continue to deliver on our mission of increasing support wherever it is needed and however times change; we now have more experts on board, we’re launching new tools and features regularly and our content has increased by 36% over the last 12 months, including a separate product for families, households and individuals”.

Managing Editor of Startups.co.uk, Richard Parris, comments: “After a particularly difficult year for businesses we are happier than ever to celebrate UK success stories. Every year the Startups 100 shows how UK businesses are responding to the issues, concerns and trends of the time. Entrepreneurs solve problems - whether that is the home care crisis being tackled by businesses like Cera and Birdie, diversity in hiring being challenged by Multiverse or the recent pet boom being capitalised on by Vet AI - you can see UK businesses innovating to meet the challenges of the time - and being very successful whilst doing it!”

About the Startups 100

Entering the Startups 100 is completely free. Established in 2008, the Startups 100 index identifies privately-owned UK companies launched in the last 5 years that demonstrate innovation, solid financials, economic impact and the ability to scale.

As the longest running index of its kind, the prestigious Startups 100 is industry-renowned for uncovering businesses that will go on to become major brands, and even household names. It boasts alumni companies including Revolut, eve Sleep, HelloFresh, Purplebricks, LendInvest, Deliveroo, Bulb, and many more acclaimed businesses. To feature, all businesses in the index had to have launched in the past 5 years, be UK-based, and be privately owned (at the time of entering.

To view the index click here.

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