Aberdeen-based Maritime Assurance and Consulting (MAC) has been named in the top five of a prestigious index of the best new British businesses.
The firm is one of five Scottish organisations to earn a place in the 2013 Startups 100 list, which has previously featured emerging brands including Notonthehighstreet.com - which last year had grown to be valued at £100million - Naked Wines and Wonga.
Launched in 2008, Startups 100 evaluates privately owned companies on a variety of factors including innovation, financial performance and growth potential. This year’s index was open to companies with up to 30 employees which were launched from 2010 onwards.
MAC ranked fourth in the 2013 standings, which are led by My Parcel Delivery and have technology firm Raspberry Pi in second place. Senscraft, a firm focusing on mobile platforms, sits in third place with Hello Fresh, specialising in providing dinner kits with fresh ingredients, completing a diverse top five.