If growing a business wasn’t a daunting enough challenge, every day entrepreneurs in the UK wake up to a new layer of ambiguity and complexity. To many entrepreneurs, it may feel like the country’s political, economic and technological forces are conspiring against them, but with uncertainty comes opportunity and technology entrepreneurs have a sharp eye for spotting opportunity.

A quick look at this year’s Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 confirms this, highlighting triple-digit sales growth, record levels of venture capital investment and an impressive rate of international expansion. This is clearly a sector that refuses to be shackled by the doubt and uncertainty that surrounds it.

According to Steve McGerr, Head of Direct Commercial for Hiscox UK, uncertain times demand certainty in decision-making, and this year’s shortlist appear to have mastered this.