Optal officially UK’s 16th fastest growing company, says latest Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 list

Monday, 11 September 2017, London: 

Optal, a world expert in optimising B2B transactions, is delighted to announce it has been placed 16th on the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 list of Britain’s fastest-growing businesses.

Now in its 17th year, the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table ranks the country’s 100 privately owned firms with the fastest-growing sales over the past three years.

The latest rankings are testament to Optal’s tremendous success and see the firm follow in the footsteps of some big-name UK firms, including property site Zoopla and cyber security firm Sophos; both now public companies valued at around £1 billion.

The listing also comes hot on the heels of Optal’s seventh place on the inaugural FT1000 list of Europe’s 1,000 fastest-growing companies.

Optal was also recently named by the London Stock Exchange Group as one of the 1,000 most inspirational companies in Britain; a list which awards only those with the strongest revenue growth and sector performance over the past three years.

Optal’s focus is on optimising, simplifying and stripping unnecessary cost from B2B payment processes – reducing in risk, improving transaction reconciliation, reducing costs and enabling revenue generation from payments.

This is done primarily through a Virtual Account Number (VAN) payment solution which automatically generates single-use Mastercard numbers to facilitate quick and easy payments, accepted at 35 million locations worldwide.

Through this and other innovative solutions, Optal is reinventing how payment processes work across a number of complex industries including travel, insurance and electronic procurement.

We’re delighted that Optal has been placed so high up on the prestigious Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 list. It’s validation of the great work we’re doing for organisations across the globe, helping them to reduce risk and costs and boost profits by streamlining B2B payments, said CEO, Rob Bishop.


As Europe’s fastest-growing FinTech firm we’ve no intention of stopping here. With the continuing development of new capabilities, new partnerships and ambitious growth plans, we’ll be looking to help even more businesses in many more markets optimise supplier payments.



Contact details:

Bradley Eccleshare
Chief Marketing Officer

M +44 0 7525 929198
T +44 0 20 3892 4928

About Optal Ltd

Optal is re-inventing how payment processes work across complex industries. By stripping payment processes of their customary inefficiency, Optal helps companies boost profitability across a growing number of sectors around the world.

Optal issues Mastercard branded payment products, driving its focus on developing and bringing to market, game-changing payment solutions. Optal’s working capital solution, Invapay, turns underutilised credit lines into a dynamic resource to manage cashflow.

“Invapay” and “Invapay solution” means Invapay Payment Solutions Limited, a private limited company in England and Wales, authorised and regulated as an Authorised Payment Institution by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2017 which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Optal Limited.

Talk to us to discover how Optal can add value to your organisation.

General Enquiries: +44 (0)2038 924 928
Invapay Technical Support: +44 (0)3308 387 490

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