15 March 2017

Meridian's Blis scoops BVCA Award

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Blis is a global leader in location technology and last night were crowned as winners of 2017 BVCA (British Venture Capital Association) venture-backed Management Team  for the South East.

They will go forward to represent the region in a national competition, where the overall winners will be announced at the BVCA Gala Dinner on 30th November. 

Meridian invested in 2011 alongside Beringea, who had provided the seed finance, with Darren Thompson joining the Board until receiving investment from brand giant Unilever and Endeit Capital last year. 

Blis now have eight offices across 60 markets worldwide and are widely recognised in the behavioural analytics sector. Commenting on the award the judges felt that the management team had "Successfully internationalised across some exceptionally competitive jurisdictions to show very strong revenue growth. The business is a great marker of the UK as a centre of excellence in the marriage of technology and marketing."

Commenting on the award, Darren Thompson says "This is a well deserved award for Greg and his team and Meridian are delighted to be involved in such a global success story."