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Connex One Recognized as Unicorn Contender in Titans of Tech 2023 Report

By Sean Fielding

Published June 15, 2023

Connex One, a global software company based in the UK, has once again been tipped as a potential unicorn in the prestigious Titans of Tech 2023 report by GP Bullhound.

Connex One: Positioned for Unicorn Status

Founded in 2013 by brothers Nick Mealey (CEO) and Richard Mealey (CTO), Connex One has solidified its position as a potential unicorn for the second consecutive year in GP Bullhound’s Titans of Tech 2023 report.


The Top 50 contenders list being revealed at VIVA Technology’s ‘Next Unicorn Awards’ in Paris

The report identifies the top 50 companies with the potential to achieve billion-dollar valuations within the next two years. This recognition serves as a testament to Connex One’s exceptional growth trajectory and its dedication to improving customer engagement journeys.

Expanding Global Presence

With over $103 million (£93 million) secured in Series C funding from investors in 2022, Connex One has experienced remarkable success. In the past year, the company has expanded its European operations, establishing new offices in Spain and Sweden. Connex One has also made significant strides in North America and APAC, further solidifying its global presence.

“We are proud to once again be tipped as the next tech unicorn,” said Nick Mealey, CEO of Connex One. “This achievement is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our team and our cutting-edge software. As a UK tech company, we take great pride in our roots and remain excited about further expanding our global business to help customers worldwide enhance their customer engagement.”

By 2024, the company aims to employ over 1,000 professionals worldwide, demonstrating its commitment to growth and innovation.

Europe’s Tech Unicorns Thrive

According to GP Bullhound’s Titans of Tech report, Europe’s tech unicorns continue to thrive, with the aggregate value surpassing $1 trillion last year and reaching $1.15 trillion this year. Despite challenging market dynamics, the number of new unicorns remains consistent with pre-pandemic levels. The report identifies the United Kingdom and France as ‘hotspots’ for future unicorn companies, highlighting the potential for sustained growth and success within these regions.

Aligning with Sector Shifts

Connex One’s recognition as a potential unicorn aligns with the analysis presented in the Titans of Tech report. The report predicts the emergence of unicorns in various sectors, including AI, Enterprise SaaS, Fintech, and HR Software. As the UK and France are identified as regions with significant potential for unicorn growth, Connex One’s continuous recognition underscores its position as a key player within the global tech landscape.

Innovative Customer Engagement AI

Manish Madhvani, Managing Partner at GP Bullhound, celebrates Europe’s technology ecosystem and its resilience during challenging times. He emphasizes that recent AI breakthroughs are driving a structural transformation, opening doors for a new generation of successful companies. Connex One’s recognition as a potential unicorn exemplifies the company’s success and highlights its potential for future growth within the fiercely competitive global tech space and rapidly evolving AI market.

Connex One’s flagship AI technology, Athena AI, sets the standard for customer engagement innovation. Powered by Athena AI, Connex One’s intelligent customer engagement tools, including AI chatbots and speech analytics, empower businesses to proactively adapt to changing customer needs, enhance customer satisfaction, and stay ahead in the dynamic digital landscape. With a focus on cutting-edge solutions, Connex One remains at the forefront of revolutionizing customer engagement experiences.

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