Total number of scaleups

No. by employee growth

No. by turnover growth

No. by employee and turnover growth

Total employees

Total turnover

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Employee Growth

Sydney & London Properties
Sydney & London Properties manages a portfolio of commercial properties.

WePredict develops proprietary software, which it uses to offer its clients data analysis services so that they can manage their warranty claims.

CyDen develops and manufactures hair removal devices including their product SmoothSkin .

Oprema distributes CCTV, access control and other security products and offers associated training and technical support services for its clients.

Bad Wolf
Bad Wolf operates a TV and film production company.

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth

Ascona Group
Ascona Group operates a number of petrol retail outlets.

Hamlyn Williams
Hamlyn Williams offers recruitment consultancy services to businesses, specialising in the legal, financial and technology sectors.

Quantum TM
Quantum TM provides traffic management services and training, including high-speed, street works, and event traffic management.

CyDen develops and manufactures hair removal devices including their product SmoothSkin .

Chamberlains Security
Chamberlains Security offers security services including surveillance, patrols and alarm response.

Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes

The Development Bank of Wales (DBW) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Welsh Government, that gives Welsh businesses the capital to start up, strengthen and grow. The bank provides loans, property loans, seed and acquisition finance andequity investments between £50k and £5m. In the financial year ending 31 March 2022, DBW directly invested a total of £109.1m into more than 460 Welsh businesses. Since 2017, it has backed 1,740 Welsh companies with £528m direct investment.

Scaleup Views

The key barriers to growth are UK Markets & International Markets, Access to infrastructure/premises / broadband/ and Talent / Tax breaks. They are looking for support through Funding/support for innovation and R&D and want easier access to Banks and other financial suppliers, Local and Regional Government and Growth Hubs and LEPs.

Top barriers to growth

  1. UK Markets & International Markets
  2. Access to infrastructure/premises / broadband/
  3. Talent / Tax breaks

want TO SEE more of:

  • Funding/support for innovation and R&D
  • Banks and other financial suppliers
  • Local and Regional Government
  • Growth Hubs and LEPs

Look out for developing scaleup activities in 2023.