GoCardless, Splunk and Wayra were among the big winners at the techies 2017 last night, Techworld's annual awards to celebrate innovation, disruption and entrepreneurship across the UK technology scene. 

A number of startups won awards including Moneybox, Dataiku, Metail, Satchel and Genius Hub, while GoCardless and RNF Digital Innovation were handed prizes in recognition of their development teams.

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Splunk managed to scoop three awards including Best Cloud Technology of the Year, Best Security Technology of the Year and The techies 2017 Grand Prix award.

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists were honoured for their pioneering use of tech for the Panama Papers project, which required them to analyse 2.6 terabytes of data and 11.5 million files. Northern Ireland's Digital Transformation Service was recognised for its work to digitise citizen services.

Wayra received the techies 2017 gong for incubator of the year, while WPS Office Software and DocuSign received awards for their mobile tech products. Acuvate Software won the Best Use of Emerging Tech category – its first ever award.

The Techies 2017 winners

Consumer Startup of the Year

Genius Hub

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Enterprise Startup of the Year

Dataiku

Incubator of the Year

Wayra

Fintech Innovator of the Year

Moneybox

Retail & eCommerce Innovator of the Year

Metail

Best Place for Developers to Work

GoCardless

Ultimate App or Website

Show by Homework by Satchel

Rock Star Development Team or Developer

RNF Digital Innovation

Best Mobile Tech for Enterprises

DocuSign

Best Mobile Tech for Consumers

WPS Office Software

Best Security Technology of the Year

Splunk Enterprise Security

Best Data/Analytics Technology of the Year

Artificial Solutions’s Teneo Analytics

Best Cloud Technology of the Year

Splunk Cloud

Disruptive Tech Leader of the Year

Addison Lee

Best Use of Emerging Tech

Acuvate Software

Innovative Team of the Year

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

Innovative Project of the Year

Northern Ireland’s Digital Transformation Service

Founder of the Year

Ben Stanway, Moneybox

The techies 2017 Grand Prix Award

Splunk