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Top Location Based Services Companies and Startups in the UK

This article showcases some of the most popular players in the Location Based Services space. Our analysts selected these companies for a variety of reasons. This list may include both state and private ventures providing the most value within the Location Based Services industry.

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SEMRush.

Top Location Based Services Companies


VivaStreet

VivaStreet is a French local classified advertisement website.

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Augmentra

ViewRanger is a GPS navigation and augmented reality that helps millions of active people to plan, navigate, record, and share adventures.

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WeRSM

The latest news, tips, opinions, reviews and resources to help you take advantage of social media.

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what3words

what3words is the simplest way to talk about location.

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1Spatial

1Spatial provides the software solutions and services that manage the world’s largest spatial big data.

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TravelTime Technologies

Technology that can map, rank and sort location based data by travel time instead of distance. Available as an API or analytics plugins.

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Wishdates

Wishdates is a social discovery network that enables users to build new relationships based on their geolocation and interests.

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SaaStock

SaaStock is a global SaaS events company that connects founders, executives, and investors to build and scale B2B SaaS companies.

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Qriously Technologies

Qriously Technologies is a service for measuring real-time, location-based public sentiment.

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Loqate GBG

The world’s leading location intelligence specialist

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Pulsant

Pulsant operates in the growing managed data center services and cloud computing market.

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TouchLocal

Touch Local is a local business search and social networking tool for the UK.

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Beambox

Beambox uses WiFi to connect, capture and keep more customers by combining a perfect WiFi experience with an all-in-one marketing platform.

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GPSLive

GPSLive – Real Time GPS Tracking

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Tipster Warehouse

Tipster Warehouse is a company that provides an outlet for sports betting online.

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Purple

Purple is a WiFi analytics and marketing platform.

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divento.com

Provides cultural institutions in Europe with content management and booking facility

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Lumio Technologies

Lumio is you Intelligent wealth mentor. With the simple aim to maximize your money around your lifestyle

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Tamoco

Tamoco combines accuracy, consent and scale to form the world’s smartest geospatial data network.

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Volta Data Centres

Low-latency, high density data centre next to Silicon Roundabout, Central London

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Receptional LTD

Receptional LTD is a digital marketing agency focusing in the areas of PPC, Social Media, and Search Engine Optimization.

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Testronic Labs

Testronic Labs is a provider of quality assurance, localization services and certification for film, TV, Games, Digital TV and Software.

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Serendipity

Mobile App

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CombiTrip

CombiTrip plans your journey from door-to-door to any address worldwide by public transport or car.

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StreetPin

StreetPin is an application focused on keeping communities active by showing users about community events.

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Azimap

Azimap is a cloud GIS, which is transforming how businesses manage and visualise location data via its advanced spatial analysis features.

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Coposition

Coposition is the secure and trusted way to manage location data

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Newgrove

Newgrove is an innovative technology company providing location intelligence software.

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High Street Labs

Recognise and Reward Customers

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Huggle App

Huggle App is a popular dating and friendship app which matches users based on the places they have in common.

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crowdCaster

crowdCaster is a social platform that provides its users with social broadcasting web-based and mobile applications.

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ARWAY

Global location intelligence platform using AR/AI

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Birmingham Research Park

Birmingham Research Park has an enviable location in Edgbaston approximately 2 miles from the centre of Birmingham and adjacent to the UB.

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Blick Shared Studios

Blick Studios is a social enterprise a group of creative entrepreneurs who wanted to create a great workspace in Belfast.

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Streetlife

streetlife.com is a local social network that helps British people connect with nearby residents, groups, organizations, and businesses.

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GMV NSL

GMV NSL develops satellite navigation and critical applications.

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Limitless Insight

Limitless combines location store & social data in a light to no touch cloud platform. Providing Google & Amazon for Physical place

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Peanut

Peanut is an online platform that provides a safe space for women to connect across fertility and motherhood.

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Studio14

Studio14 is a digital marketing agency based in the UK.

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Meetupcall

The World’s Smartest Conference Call Service

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Grabbd

Save and Share places you love

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TubeChat

TubeChat is the only short-range messaging app designed to work on the London Underground where there is no cellular or wifi.

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Zapplan

Zapplan is a free to download iOS and Android app.

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GLP – Great Little Place

GLP – Great Little Place is your little black book of great little places.

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Geosho

Geosho develops an easy-to-use location data platform for a wide range of applications in mobile phones.

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Navenio

Navenio is a software company that provides location positioning services for indoor environments through its mobile app.

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The Baobab Network

The Baobab Network is a tech accelerator that backs early stage ventures in Africa.

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Location Sciences Group

Location Sciences Group helps companies connect the online world with the offline world, using mobile location intelligence service.

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Screach

Smart device interactivity platform

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Feeld

Meet kinky, curious and openminded people.

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Statiq

Statiq identifies relationships between people and places over time, enabling digital marketers to make better-informed decisions.

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Fitu App

Fitu App offer group fitness classes from freelance trainers for the price of a pint, at any desired time and location.

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Creativity Software

Creativity Software provides location-based services for mobile units.

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skignz

skignz: A Precise Location AR platform providing an Enterprise API/SDK that is capable of placing digital content anywhere on the planet

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Crowd Connected

Pioneering a new generation of big data location intelligence

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Locomizer

Matching Audiences to Locations

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Sensewhere

Sensewhere provide hyper-local indoor positioning technology and applications for mobile devices.

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blixr

Transforming the social app through voice & helping everyone connect for real through anti-superficial, non-addictive & non-invasive algos.

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Pointr

Pointr is an indoor positioning and navigation company with analytics and messaging features.

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21:32 Ltd

Our technology helps brands connect with, learn from and engage customers, without ever knowing their name.

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10x

10x is an award-winning data-driven innovation company. It creates the world’s most remarkable products and services.

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NAVA

NAVA is a dependable city exploration application to personalise content based on individual preferences and interests.

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Snoozle

Snoozle is a mobile app that seeks to change the way the world wakes up.

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Loc8tor

Loc8tor designs the best trackers so the things that matter to you stay safe.

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Loveflutter

Loveflutter is the only dating app to connect people through Twitter and Facebook and suggest date ideas nearby via Foursquare.

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Wozityou

Wozityou is a location-sensing social networking app that enables users to connect with others in their vicinity.

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WT InfoTech

Augmented reality solutions for travel & tourism.

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JetCash

Earn more cash-back from your credit cards and redeem the balance in a single tap

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Message Missile

Specialises in location based marketing solutions to help brands improve customer relationships and loyalty.

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Locappy

Locappy helps small local businesses reach out to their local community.

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HitMeUp

HitMeUp develops real-time and location-based marketing applications for the web and mobile platforms.

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Shhmooze

Shhmooze is a people discovery app that enables professionals to meet and discover people at conferences and meetings.

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ZoneArt Networks

ZoneArt Networks is an R&D company that has developed a tracking device called Follow Spot.

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Snowdrop Solutions

Snowdrop Solutions is a software development company, specialists in Geo applications. Google Cloud & Maps Premier Partner.

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GeoGenie

GeoGenie allows customers to contact and book Service Providers in their local area in real-time using Geo-Location technology.

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KiddyUP

KiddyUP is an interactive social network designed to make parents’ lives easier.

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Browsa

Browsa is a smartphone application that enables individuals and small businesses to buy and sell things, based on location.

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Alloy Marketing Ltd

Social media, SEO, website design, graphic design and digital marketing services. Based in Manchester.

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Tagoodies

Tagoodies offers a social commerce mobile application that enables users to capture or video any product and get feedback from friends.

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MYRENTBOAT

Find the best yacht rental deals Choose from 25 000 yachts online

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Gleensite

Predictive Analytics Mapping Technology

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Lamppost

Lamppost is a mobile nightlife and entertainment guide for events held in London.

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Vima

The new home of premium video content. Powered by the blockchain.

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Hubrick

Hubrick is a community-focused and social platform bringing its users closer to their interests and friends.

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Dronestream

Dronestream is a platform that allows drone pilots to collaborate with their organisation remotely, from anywhere in the world.

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ServBetter

ServBetter is a B2B2C service marketplace that connects expert service providers with service seekers enabling users to save time & money.

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Maybe*

Maybe*. The platform that connects the online, offline and social retail journey.

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Laika Network

Laika Network helps content owners manage and monetize their online videos.

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TapSOS

TapSOS is an app for a non-verbal method of contacting the emergency services.

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Brand Ami

A dynamic and forward thinking business, using breakthrough technology to develop a portfolio of location based Bluetooth solutions.

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Shout Platform

Shout is a local discovery platform that brings new experiences, places and activities to user’s fingertips.

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Addresscloud

Addresscloud provides software services to locate and describe addresses with rooftop level accuracy using high quality data

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Meet My Friends

MMF is a hybrid app between a social network and a city guide, to spontaneously discover events you’ll love exploring with your friends.

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MAZE

A platform that exploits an ecosystem of location-aware devices in the physical space and uses a proprietary algorithm to connect people.

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Pin Drop

Use Pin Drop to keep track of the places you love, organise your business, or share cool destinations with friends.

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BuzzStreets

BuzzStreets is a Door-to-door Navigation system for smart venues and smart cities.

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Safe-Citizens.com

Public Safety as a platform

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PlaceDashboard (Indestinate Ltd company)

PlaceDashboard provides innovative location intelligence solutions connecting the physical and digital worlds.

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HelloHub

Enhancing human connection through technology.

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StartUP LunchBox

StartUP LunchBox offers a platform that enables startups and entrepreneurs to find business tools, resources, and investors.

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Nguyen Social Limited

Nguyen Social Limited helps companies build brand awareness using social media

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Rippll

Rippll offers location-based messaging and turn-key app solutions.

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