Bboxx featured in The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 and shortlisted for the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards
London, 21 September 2017 – Bboxx, a next generation utility, has been named as one of the fastest-growing tech companies in the UK, after it featured in The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table.
The league table ranks Britain’s 100 private tech companies with the fastest-growing sales over the last three years. Bboxx were ranked at number 41 – a sign of the huge growth it has undergone in recent years as it expands in to new territories across the world.
Bboxx aim to provide an on-grid experience with off-grid solar energy solutions for the millions of people in developing countries currently without electricity. Founded in London, Bboxx operates across more than twenty countries globally, with a particularly strong presence in East Africa. It also designs, and distributes the electrical goods that connect to the off-grid solar energy systems.
Bboxx founders Christopher Baker-Brian and Mansoor Hamayun have also been shortlisted for the ‘Entrepreneur for Good Award’ in the 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
Now in its fifth year, the award recognizes entrepreneurs who are implementing pioneering ideas and business models to help drive positive social change. The winners will be announced at the gala final in London on November 21st.
Jonathan Davies, from the Natwest Great British Entrepreneur Awards team, explained why the Bboxx founders were shortlisted:
“Christopher and Mansoor deserve a lot of respect as entrepreneurs who have grown a successful international business which remains true to its core moral conviction – bringing electricity to billions without it.”
Mansoor Hamayun, Bboxx CEO, was delighted with the recognition:
“To be featured in The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 is amazing and is a testament to all the hard work the whole team has put in over the past few years. Growing sales volumes ultimately mean that we are succeeding in our goal of transforming the lives of millions in the developing world currently without electricity.
It’s great when the positive social impact of Bboxx is recognized, so for Chris and I to be shortlisted for the ‘Entrepreneur for Good Award’ is a lovely bonus. We’re very much looking forward to the gala final!”