U.K.-based photo brand Popsa was ranked third in the 2020 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 – a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the UK – and achieved first in the software category. Popsa is a portfolio company of Pembroke VCT, the “venture capital trust focused on building the consumer brands of tomorrow.”
Pembroke VCT first invested in Popsa in 2018 after recognizing the as a “true disruptor” in its sector. Popsa is a pioneer using AI technology to revolutionize the personalized gift market with a product range including photobooks, photo tiles, calendars, and Christmas ornaments.
Popsa was founded in 2016 by Liam Houghton and Tom Cohen with the aim of bringing personalized goods to new audiences; the Popsa app now available in over 50 countries.
Andrew Wolfson, CEO of Pembroke Investment Managers LLP commented: “We are delighted that Popsa has been recognized with this award, which further strengthens its position as a disruptor in the personalized digital printing sector. Popsa’s impressive growth is a testament to the company’s skilled management team whose agile approach has accelerated the business despite what 2020 has thrown at us. We congratulate the entire team.”
“To turn an idea into a thriving global business takes real talent and determination,” says Liam Houghton, co-founder and CEO, Popsa. “I’m incredibly proud to work with this team on the mission to bring people’s memories back to life. We are grateful to Pembroke for their confidence in us and being a part of our growth journey.”