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Liftango wins Scottish Vision 2023 award

Publish Date 2 Nov 2023
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Maven Capital-backed, Liftango recognised for exceptional performance in 2022.
Liftango, a developer of an on-demand transport platform wins the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association’s (BVCA) Vision 2023 awards in Scotland.

The annual award, in collaboration with Grant Thornton, celebrates the standout firms who are backed by the BVCA’s private equity and venture capital members.

Praised for their leading approach in supporting businesses through venture funding, the judges selected Liftango for their high scores on ESG and unique business offering. The firm received a trophy at the ceremonial dinner in Edinburgh on Thursday 1st November.

Liftango provides corporate mobility and public transport platforms that help organisations provide a more sustainable, convenient, and socially connected transport experience.

Read the awards booklet

Michael Moore, Chief Executive of the BVCA, said:

“Private equity and venture capital are supporting businesses across Scotland to innovate, grow, create jobs and bring value to the communities they operate in.

“Liftango is a leading example of how a business can grow with the funding, business expertise and hands-on management approach synonymous with private capital.”

Grant Thornton, said:

"The Vision 2023 awards show how private equity investment is bringing the best out of business across Scotland. We are delighted to see the team at Liftango recognised for their outstanding growth over the past couple of years, going from good to great by innovating, growing sustainably and creating jobs and wealth across our region, competing with large pharma internationally.

Private equity is an essential element of the funding landscape in the UK mid-market where we are most active and we are delighted to support the awards programme and to celebrate the superb contribution the management teams of Scotland’s PE backed businesses make to the regional economy.”

You can read more about Liftango in the judging booklet here, or more about Vision 2023 on its webpage, here.

For media enquiries, please contact:
Karen Keany, BVCA: KKeany@bvca.co.uk


Notes to editors

About the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association

The BVCA, as the representative body for private equity and venture capital, connects institutional investors, fund managers, companies, advisers and service providers together, with our membership currently comprising more than 650 businesses from across the private capital ecosystem. This includes more than 325 PE and VC firms, 100 institutional investors and 220 professional services firms.

Private capital drives growth – providing the funding, expertise and long-term view that enables companies to innovate and flourish. Our mission is to advocate the transformative nature of the private equity and venture capital community.


About Grant Thornton UK LLP

Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. We are an adviser that delivers technical expertise and a personal, proactive and agile service that goes beyond.

The UK member firm is part of a global network that employs 58,000 people in 135 countries. We combine global scale with local insight and understanding to build relationships and deliver the services you need to realise your ambitions.

The UK Grant Thornton member firm is led by over 200 partners and employs over 5000 of the profession’s brightest minds. We are a business adviser that celebrates fresh thinking and diverse perspectives to bring you proactive insights and a service you can trust.

Find out more at www.grantthornton.co.uk.