Zoopla.co.uk listed at #6 on list of Top 100 UK Tech Companies
13th September 2010
Zoopla.co.uk, the fast-growing and innovative property portal, has today been named as one of the Top 10 tech companies in the UK on Guardian's Tech Media Invest 100 list 2010, sponsored by Kemp Little and PricewaterhouseCoopers. The list showcases entrepreneurial companies that are developing innovative new ways to serve businesses and consumers and that are changing the shape of their industry.
Additionally, Zoopla has also been nominated for the Kemp Little Innovation Award, which will be revealed at the Tech Media Invest 2010 event on 18 October. Zoopla is the only property portal to be named in the Guardian's top 100 and the only company on the list to have made both the top 10 and been nominated for the Kemp Little Innovation Award.
Alex Chesterman, CEO of Zoopla.co.uk, commented:"We're delighted to have made it onto this well-regarded list and especially pleased to be listed in the Top 10 as well as being nominated for an award. This is a reflection of our continued growth and innovation which has led us to become an increasingly important source of business for estate agents in the UK with more and more agents shifting a greater proportion of their marketing spend online and away from print."
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Notes to editors
Zoopla.co.uk is the UK's most comprehensive property website, focused on empowering consumers with the resources they need to make better-informed property decisions. We help our users make sense of the residential property market by combining property listings with market value data, local information and community tools.
Zoopla.co.uk was founded on the principles of transparency and efficiency and everything we do aims to make the market more effective for both property consumers and professionals alike. By combining free, instant value estimates for every UK home with sold prices, local market information and hundreds of thousands of properties available for sale and to rent, Zoopla.co.uk has rapidly become the ultimate destination for property consumers to search for property and do their market research. Our unique features allow users to gain an insight into the market and discover information they won't find anywhere else. And, as a result, we have become one of the most valued sources of both applicant and vendor leads for UK estate agents.
Launched in 2008, we are the fastest growing property website in the UK, now attracting over 12 million visits per month and are proud to have been awarded numerous accolades including being listed in the Top 10 UK Tech Companies (Guardian) and the Top 10 Most Innovative UK Companies (Smarta 100) as well as being voted the UK's Best Property Portal (Web User, Daily Mail Awards, Website of the Year).
Zoopla Ltd is a privately held company with a highly experienced and proven management team, led by Founder and CEO, Alex Chesterman, and backed by well-respected angel investors and leading venture capital firms Atlas Venture (atlasventure.com) and Octopus Ventures (octopusventures.com).