The Business Awards


Trouva is the leading online marketplace for the best independent bricks-and-mortar shops. By bridging online and offline for the greatest independent boutiques, Trouva enables its customers to access a wide selection of one-of-a-kind products they won’t find elsewhere, hand-picked by the best curators across the UK and Europe. Following a $10 million Series A, 2018 was a year of significant international expansion for Trouva, which launched boutiques on the platform from four new European markets.

Today, shoppers can uniquely browse and buy from the best of Berlin, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Madrid and London (amongst others), all in one place. Trouva’s expansion has continued to drive growth for its network of local independents, enabling them to thrive and compete with the e-commerce giants and chain retailers.

In 2018, Trouva doubled its community to over 600 boutiques and quadrupled its number of shops which have earned over £100,000 in sales directly through