We’re thrilled that NextWave has been listed as one of the 2024 Megabuyte Emerging Stars – one of the UK’s most promising tech scale-ups, ranking in the top 5% nationwide and drawn from a list of 1,200 qualifying companies.

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The Emerging Stars awards celebrate the UK’s best-performing scale-up companies. Together with the Megabuyte50 awards (mid-market companies), they are part of the Megabuyte100 award series which recognises excellence in financial performance among UK technology companies.

The Megabuyte100 awards occupy a unique and influential position in the UK tech sector, distinguished by their impartial and expert evaluation of companies' financial performance through the proprietary Megabuyte Scorecard, Leveraging their specially curated data and insights from Megabuyte’s industry-leading analysts, our awards highlight the most outstanding companies in the UK tech sector. 

NextWave was founded in 2019 and has since worked with the world’s leading financial services companies to accelerate their strategies, leverage their data and automate their businesses by applying industry expertise and technology to drive growth, efficiency and value. 

Today, we have 80 professionals across 5 offices and have already received national award recognition for our employee engagement, diversity and social impact. However, we are still relatively early in our journey and therefore it means so much more to us that we have been listed amongst so many incredible firms.  

We would like to extend our gratitude to everyone who has been a part of NextWave's incredible journey so far, including our alliance partners, clients and wonderful team. 


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International expansion – introducing Waivgen

Whilst NextWave is still a 'medium' sized business, we nonetheless have ambition and are punching above our weight in many areas, working for some of the biggest financial institutions in the world and frequently coming up against the largest consultancies in the market

Early in our journey, we added international offices to give us scale, delivery capacity and client reach across multiple markets.

NextWave is now in London, Amsterdam, Milan and New York, and we have recently launched our office in India, where NextWave operates as Waivgen. This strategic expansion of our digital transformation capabilities allows us to tap into the rich Indian engineering talent pool and vibrant technology ecosystem. With the rapid growth in demand for digital technology capability and innovation, this further advances NextWave's investment in building deep, domain-rich solutions at the forefront of AI and Automation advancements.

Chennai office

Our new office in Chennai, India, where we operate as Waivgen

Our ultimate goal is client success

As we continue on our journey of growth and expansion, we want to extend an invitation to all those who are seeking innovative solutions and expertise in the financial services industry. Whether you are a financial institution looking to accelerate your strategies, leverage your data or automate your business, or you're a fintech seeking guidance and partnerships, NextWave is here to support you.

It's not just about the services we offer. We believe in the power of connection, collaboration and strategic partnerships. By partnering with fintech startups, technology providers, data analytics firms and established financial institutions, we are able to expand our reach, access new markets and offer comprehensive solutions to our clients.

To stay ahead of the curve and provide cutting-edge solutions, we continuously stay updated on industry trends. We attend conferences, network with industry leaders and train on the latest technologies, ensuring that we are at the forefront of industry developments and able to support our clients as trusted advisors and thought leaders in the financial services and fintech space.

NextWave is all about delivering exceptional results and providing excellent customer service to ensure that our clients are not just satisfied, but also become advocates for our consultancy. Word-of-mouth referrals and testimonials from satisfied clients continue to expand our client base and build trust with potential clients.

So, whether you are a financial institution, a fintech startup, or an individual seeking guidance and expertise in the financial services industry, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey. Together, we can drive innovation, create opportunities and achieve success.

Contact us today to learn more about how NextWave can help you navigate the ever-evolving world of finance and technology to meet your goals.

Moving forward...

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Maya Kokerov
Post by Maya Kokerov
March 18, 2024
Maya is NextWave's Digital Marketing Lead. She is a published journalist with two first-class degrees from Warwick and LSE. She has experience in copywriting, website design, pr and marketing across industries including fintech, agritech, nanotechnology and sustainability.