In 2017, Holmfirth-based entrepreneurs Martyn Gould and Paul Doyle launched Yboo, an app designed to help people pick the most suitable mobile network and tariff for them.

The West Yorkshire firm has already announced plans for an IPO in April 2019, a move which would be partly triggered after the start-up received a purchase offer from a well-known price comparison platform.

Check out our '101 Yorkshire and Humberside’ list for more tech stars from the region.