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The time has come to vote for the most exciting tech companies in London.

Below is our long-list of companies collated from nominations and our research.

Click on the name of the company which you believe to be the most disruptive and having a real impact. Voting closes at midnight on July 18th.

The final London Tech 50 rankings, to be determined by a judging panel and your votes, will be published at 9am on July 29th.

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Acurable

Hackney

Wearable medical devices to monitor ongoing conditions

Adzuna

Hammersmith and Fulham

Data-led search engine for job advertisements

AI Music

Westminster

Using artificial intelligence to remix songs (Ossia app) and generate audio ads (Sympaphonic)

Aiden.AI

Hackney

AI-powered virtual colleague who helps marketers make better decisions

Aimbrain

Tower Hamlets

Voice, facial and behaviour recognition to protect businesses from fraud

Aire

Hackney

Credit assessment service that 'reveals the bigger picture'

AirSorted

Islington

AirBnB management platform

Akoni

Westminster

Automates the process of finding banks for SMEs

Amplience

Westminster

Content management software used by the likes of Boohoo and Shop Direct

Andiamo

Hackney

Makes 3D-printed devices to support spine and limbs for disabled children

Antidote

Camden

Connects suitable people with researchers for clinical trials

Appear Here

Camden

Online marketplace for pop-up retail shops

Appii

Southwark

Blockchain tech for employee background checks and CV verification

Attest

Southwark

Data analytics research platform connecting businesses to 100m consumers

Automata

Camden

Industrial robot Eva allows firms to automate activities such as product testing and sorting

Azimo

Hackney

Money transfer service that moves cash in minutes to more than 195 countries

Baby2Body

Westminster

Pregnancy app provides personalised coaching in health and wellbeing

Babylon Health

Kensington and Chelsea

AI-powered platform allowing doctors to diagnose and prescribe medication remotely

BBOXX

Hounslow

Pay-as-you-go solar power aiming to provide affordable clean energy solutions

Beauhurst

Lambeth

Searchable database of the UK's high-growth companies

Behavox

Lambeth

Gathers and interprets employee data to understand behaviour of an organisation

Benevolent AI

Camden

Speeds up medical discovery by analysing large scientific research data sets

Bizuma

City of London

Empowering businesses of any size to trade globally

BlackCurve

Southwark

SaaS pricing optimisation platform for retailers

BlueOptima

Southwark

SaaS providing metrics to manage software development

Bought By Many

Camden

Helps people find insurance for the things they care about most

Brandworkz

Islington

All-in-one software for brand management

BRB Travel

Kensington and Chelsea

Subscription service which delivers three trips per year to surprise European holiday destinations

Brolly

Islington

AI-driven insurance advisory services app

BuffaloGrid

Hackney

Provides mobile power and internet for the off-grid world using solar energy

Bulb

City of London

Green electricity and gas supplier

Busuu

Islington

Social network for learning languages with more than 90 million users

Callsign

City of London

AI-powered identity and authentication solutions

Captify

Westminster

Consumer search behaviour analysis

Carwow

Westminster

Sales platform that sources vehicles from local and national dealers

Cazana

Islington

Valuations, data and insights around car ownership

Century

Camden

Teaching and learning platform for schools, colleges and universities

Cera

Lambeth

Finds and manages home care for elderly people

ChatterBox Labs

Camden

Enterprise AI products

Checkout

Westminster

Online payment solutions firm which recently raised $230m

Cinesite

Westminster

Digital entertainment studio that specialises in special effects and animation

CitizenMe

Westminster

Allows its users to control and charge for their personal data

CityMaaS

Bromley

Empowers differently-abled people to get around

Citymapper

Southwark

Transport app for route planning in major cities

CleanCloud

Hackney

SaaS provider serving dry cleaners and laundromats in more than 70 countries

Clear Review

Camden

Cloud-based HR platform improving employee-manager communication

Cleo

Islington

AI chatbot which looks after consumers' money

CloudSense

Westminster

Omnichannel commerce platform to improve customer experience

ComplyAdvantage

Westminster

"Data intelligence firm with $40m+ funding which analyses the risk of financial crime

Concured

Kensington and Chelsea

AI-powered strategy platform showing marketers how content is performing against competition

Cortexica

Southwark

Enhances employee safety and customer experience through real-time video analysis

Countingup

Hammersmith and Fulham

Banking and accounting app for freelancers and small businesses

Creative Virtual

Tower Hamlets

Chatbots, live chat and virtual agents. Customers include HSBC, BT and the RSPCA

Culture Trip

Westminster

Start-up app merging travel, media and entertainment

Curation Zone

Camden

Uses AI to connect influencers, vloggers and YouTubers with brands

Currencycloud

Tower Hamlets

Business payments platform which has raised around $68m

Curve

Camden

All-your-cards-in-one banking app

Cytora

Islington

AI-powered solution for commercial insurance underwriting

DeepMind

City of London

Google-owned British AI company

Deliveroo

City of London

Online food delivery company

Depop

Hackney

Peer-to-peer social shopping app

disguise

Southwark

Events technology platform used for concerts, live events, etc, developed after the company began developing shows for U2 and Massive Attack.

Doctify

Camden

Doctor and dentist comparison app

Doctorlink

Westminster

Platform to allow patients to book appointments and access medical advice which also offers a triage service

Dr Julian

Westminster

App connecting people with mental health problems with therapists and offering video consultations

DueDil

Hackney

Predictive due diligence and business information platform

Earthmiles

Islington

Uses behavioural psychology and data analytics improve its users' wellbeing

Echo

Ealing

App which enables ordering of repeat prescriptions from NHS GPs

Edited

Camden

Analytics for fashion retailers

Elder

Islington

Online-based home care for the elderly

Electron

Hackney

Start-up harnessing blockchain to design energy sector systems

Elvie

Camden

Smart tech for female care including breast pumps and pelvic floor trainers

Emma

Islington

Money management app

exseed

Islington

Male fertility test which provides personalised lifestyle programme

Fantastec Sports Technology Ltd.

Islington

Blokchain-based SWAP app allows sports fans to trade exclusive content and autographs

Farfetch

Islington

Global tech platform for luxury fashion industry

Feast It

Tower Hamlets

Discovery, comparison and booking platform for the catering industry

Feedr

Westminster

Marketplace for businesses to provide their employees with personalised, healthy meals

Festicket

Camden

Platform to book festival tickets, accommodation and transport

Fidel

Westminster

API for linking bank cards to digital applications

Fika

Tower Hamlets

Emotional fitness app used by UK universities

Financial Software Ltd

City of London

Tech solutions for investment tax management

Firefly

Hammersmith and Fulham

Online tool that brings together teachers, students and parents

Flexciton

Hackney

Production planning and scheduling powered by AI

Flock

Camden

Data-driven drone insurance

Fluidly

Camden

AI-driven cashflow management software

Flux

Tower Hamlets

Receipts, rewards and loyalty that live inside banking apps

Forward Health

Hackney

Secure and healthcare compliant messaging service for doctors and nurses

Funding Circle

City of London

Platform with $423m funding which connects businesses which need loans with investors

Garrison Technology

Lambeth

Secure browsing solution

Geckoboard

Hackney

TV dashboard for company analytics

GlobalWebIndex

City of London

Consumer insight data for marketing

Glownet

City of London

RFID wristbands for live events

GoCardless

Islington

Platform enabling businesses to take online direct debit payments

Gousto

Hammersmith and Fulham

Recipe box delivery service

Growing Underground

Lambeth

Underground 'farm' growing vegetables below the streets of Clapham

Gyana

Hackney

Uses Big Data and AI to create 'digital representation of the world'

Habito

Tower Hamlets

Free online mortgage broker

HealthUnlocked

Islington

Social network for health

Heliocor

City of London

RegTech solutions to fight fraud

hometouch

Islington

Finds live-in carers and reviews care plans for dementia patients

Housekeep

Islington

Online marketplace disrupting the home cleaning market

Howamigoing

Westminster

HR tech platform delivering personalised performance appraisals and insights

Hubble

Hackney

Online platform providing personalised carer service

Improbable

Westminster

Games technology company behind powerful SpatialOS platform

Infectious Media

Camden

Programmatic advertising and data insights

Infinox

City of London

Currency trading platform

InstaDeep

Westminster

Decision-making AI for enterprise

Iwoca

Camden

Provides finance for small businesses and uses tech to assess businesses' performance as well as credit rating scores

Ixaris

Camden

Payments optimisation company

JobLab

Southwark

Online job marketplace which pays graduates to look for employment

JRNI (formerly BookingBug)

Camden

AI-driven scheduling engine allowing customers to book appointments and access call centre services

Kafoodle

Southwark

Matches people to food within the contract catering, hospitality and healthcare space

Kano

Tower Hamlets

Computer and coding kits that "anyone can make"

Kimble Applications

Southwark

Professional services automation software for projects

LandInsight

City of London

Subscription service for finding and assessing off-market land

Lantum

Islington

Enables health workers to find locum shifts and is used by 17,500 clinicians

LendInvest

Westminster

Mortgage lending disrupter

Lickd

Westminster

Claims-free music-licensing start-up for YouTube

LifeCake

Hillingdon

App to journal a child's life

Lobster Media

Islington

AI-powered platform enabling licensing of over 30 billion images and videos directly from social media users

Localisto

Westminster

Local marketing and analytics platform for bricks-and-mortar retailers

LoopMe

Camden

Uses AI and analytics to help brands get the best from their mobile advertising

Love The Sales

Hackney

AI-powered aggregator for sales items

Lyst

Tower Hamlets

Global fashion search platform bringing together five million products from 12,000 brands and retailers

MarketInvoice

Hackney

Europe's largest online invoice finance platform backed with £56m funding

Marvel

Hackney

Protoyping for apps and websites

Masabi

Hackney

SaaS ticketing for public transport in smarter cities

Massive Analytic

Islington

Creates 'socio-economic change with AI'

Medic Footprints

Tower Hamlets

Platform that aims to help doctors find other outlets for their talents

Medopad

Westminster

Apps to connect patients and medics while using AI to predict conditions

Medshr

Hammersmith and Fulham

Social media-style platform enabling clinicians and healthcare professionals to discuss cases and medical images

Memrise

Tower Hamlets

Teaching languages with games, chatbots and native speaker videos

Mercaux

Westminster

SaaS platform for physical retail stores

Miappi

Southwark

Cutting-edge digital signage solutions

Midrive

Southwark

App which digitises process of learning to drive

MiQ

Camden

Combining AI, data analytics and human intelligence for marketing purposes

Monese

Westminster

Digital challenger bank with $80m funding

Monzo

Islington

Digital challenger bank with £325m funding

MoWork

Hackney

Employee engagement platform

MyCognition

Westminster

Tech platform to enhance mental health and cognitive fitness

NAVA

Hackney

Matches people to nearby venues based on their interests

Nested

Camden

Modern estate agent allowing buyers to move chain-free which has raised more than £150m funding

Neyber

City of London

Works with employers on structured loan repayments and has raised £150m funding

Novastone

Hackney

White-label messaging solutions for client interactions

OakNorth

Westminster

Bank providing debt finance to SMEs which has raised $1bn+ investment to date

Ogury

Camden

Reveals how customers are using smartphones outside of a business' app or website

Olio

Haringey

App for sharing food leftovers from cafes and local shops to reduce waste

Ometria

Hackney

Predictive eCommerce marketing software

OnCare

City of London

Software to modernise elderly care

Onfido

City of London

Document verification and facial biometrics technology

OpenRent

City of London

Platform for finding, advertising and managing rental property

OpenSignal

Islington

Crowd-sources data on performance and coverage of wireless networks around the world

Ovation Incentives

Westminster

Tech to improve performance through incentives and rewards

Oxford Heartbeat

Lambeth

Software turning 2D scans into 3D models to enable surgeons to virtually test procedures before theatre

Oxford Medical Simulation

Southwark

Virtual reality medical training

Paddle

City of London

Platform for software companies which solves every part of the sales process

Panaseer

Southwark

Uses Big Data technology to assess risk and provide security solutions

Patchwork

Hammersmith and Fulham

Aims to help hospitals cut agency spending by filling vacant shifts with existing staff

Paybase

Southwark

End-to-end solution for payments, compliance and risk

PensionBee

Southwark

Online pension manager bringing old pensions into one plan on any device

Perkbox

Islington

Employee benefits and perks business

Perlego

Camden

Digital streaming platform for textbooks

Phrasee

Lambeth

AI which helps companies with their marketing language

PolyAI

Camden

Conversational AI customer support agents

Poq

City of London

SaaS platform for mobile app commerce

Pouch

Barnet

Browser extension which applies discount codes automatically on checkout

Previse

Camden

AI platform enabling corporate buyers to pay suppliers instantly

Prodigy Finance

Westminster

Student finance provider which assesses students on their future earning potential as well as credit history

Pusher

Islington

APIs for app developers building communication and collaboration features

Rapyd

City of London

Cardless financial network with $50m funding

Receipt Bank

Hackney

Automated bookkeeping

Red Sift

Westminster

AI platform to democratise cyber security technology

Revolut

Tower Hamlets

Digital challenger bank with $336m funding

ROXi

Islington

Music streaming platform backed by likes of Robbie Williams, Alesha Dixon and Sheryl Crow

Run An Empire

Tower Hamlets

AR app allows runners to capture a digital empire

Scored

Hackney

AI which alters music to fit videos

SEaB

Hackney

Generates clean energy from organic waste

Seedlegals

Camden

Automated legal service platform for funding rounds

Seedrs

Islington

Crowdfunding website

Seenit

Islington

Creative platform enabling large companies to engage with employees, fans and customers

Seldon

Hackney

Open-source machine learning deployment specialist

Seneca

Lambeth

Revision platform serving more than 1.5m students

Shazam

Hammersmith and Fulham

Song identification app with billions of users acquired by Apple for reported $400m

Sime

Hammersmith and Fulham

Collects and crunches biological data to deliver care for premature babies

Skimlinks

Hackney

Commerce content monetisation platform trusted by more than 60,000 publishers

Smartzer

Westminster

Makes brands' videos interactive and shoppable

Spill

City of London

message-based therapy app to help improve workplace well-being.

Starling Bank

City of London

Digital challenger bank with $96.8 million funding

Streetbees

Hackney

Global intelligence platform' analysing users across the world to collect data

Suade Labs

City of London

RegTech platform used by major financial institutions

SuperAwesome

Westminster

Provides safe digital engagement with almost half a billion kids every month

Supercarers

Hackney

Online platform providing personalised carer service

Switchee

Camden

Smart technology for rented properties to save energy, cut maintenance costs and improve resident wellbeing

Syft

Camden

Flexible staffing app

TechWillSaveUs

Tower Hamlets

STEM gadget kits, activities and online resources for children

Tessian

City of London

AI-powered email security firm with $100m funding

ThirdEye

Tower Hamlets

Uses AI to flag up suspicious behaviour on CCTV

Thought Machine

Islington

Building technology to revolutionise banking

Thoughtonomy

Tower Hamlets

SaaS platform combining RPA with artificial intelligence, cloud capabilities and chatbots

Threads Styling

Tower Hamlets

Luxury personal styling and concierge service that uses WhatsApp and WeChat

TouchNotes

Hackney

Send real postcards easily using your phone or tablet

TouchSurgery

Islington

Surgical simulation training available as an app or in VR

Transferwise

Hackney

P2P money transfer platform with more than $700m funding

Trouva

Hackney

Online marketplace focused on independent bricks-and-mortar boutiques

TruRating

City of London

Allows customers to provide accurate, real-time ratings on products and services

Trussle

Islington

Free online mortgage broker

uMotif

Southwark

Collects data generated in clinical trials

Unmind

Southwark

Mental health platform for the workplace

Verve

Lambeth

Rewards system generating word-of-mouth sales for live events and experiences

VitaMojo

City of London

Software allowing restaurant customers to order ultra-personalised food

Wagonex

Hackney

Flexible car subscription service

Wandera

Westminster

Cloud SaaS platform enforcing real-life mobile security to detect threats

Wazoku

City of London

Idea management software

WeFarm

Islington

Global farming information platform available to people without internet

What3words

Westminster

Platform with £45m funding which allows navigation to any corner of the globe with just three words

White Lab

City of London

Sensio Air product is a smart indoors allergy and air quality tracker and app which monitors air quality in 320 cities across the world

WorldRemit

Westminster

Money transfer service for migrants which has raised more than $400m funding

Yoller (formerly PlanSnap)

Islington

Helps people plan anything from brunch to karaoke quickly and easily

Zappi

Camden

Automated consumer insights platform

Zava

Islington

Discreet prescription medication service

Zego

Hackney

Provides insurance to gig economy workers and has raised $42 million

Zesty

Islington

Platform for patients to find and review local healthcare providers

Zigzag Global

SaaS platform that helps retailers to manage their returns globally

ZoomDoc

Islington

Instant telemedicine consultations and ability to book GPs

Zopa

Southwark

P2P lender now moving into digital banking which has attracted £92m funding