Our own evolution from software consultancy to builders of award-winning technology solutions has given us the expertise to help wherever you are on your product journey.

Our Story

Colette Wyatt is the owner of Evolve, she is a leading technology strategist, entrepreneur and investor. Colette joined Evolve in 2015 as Chief Technology Officer joining forces with Leanne Bonner-Cooke MBE creating a formidable partnership who together grew and shaped Evolve while designing and building a SaaS platform e-bate, to support large enterprise with Rebate Management. Colette and Leanne received significant investment from Mercia Asset Management in 2019, at which time, Colette instigated a Management Buy-Out and Leanne went on to run e-bate.

In the early days after Evolve was born, Evolve was a pure IT strategy and software consultancy advising local UK brands on how to use software to grow their business.

However, in the intervening years, we’ve become much more than a consultancy. Partnering with some of the largest blue-chip organisations in the UK and globally including Bridgestone Tyres, Merck Sharpe & Dohme (MSD), LaFarge, Tarmac, Mondelez, etc. allowed us to build strong technology expertise and learn how to meet and exceed expectations of the most sophisticated clients.

As we grew and having been on our own start-up journey, we realised we were ideally placed to help startups and scaleups on their development journey as well.

This additional focus helped us win and deliver truly break-through and award-winning startup projects in FinTech in particular, with startups such as Hastee, Zeux, Playter, Monspire, SME Capital and others.


One team, two countries

It can sometimes be difficult to find the right talent to progress your software projects. We know because we’ve been there ourselves.

Our own journey to find additional software expertise eventually took us to Kyiv in Ukraine. And what we discovered there surprised and delighted us.

We found an education system – with a strong focus on maths and science – that almost seemed designed to prepare people for careers in software engineering.

We were so impressed that we decided to open an office there. And so today we’re one team in two countries, innovating together to deliver transformative software 1,600 miles apart.


Meet the leadership team

It turns out that there’s more connecting Leicester with Kyiv than proud football teams who wear blue and white and consistently punch well above their weight.

What makes us different?

  • An ideal balance - Our heritage of delivering expert consultancy as well as successful software makes us the perfect partner wherever you are on your product journey.
  • Expert development resource – We help you hire pre-vetted skilled remote talent to complement your existing team and help you hit your goals sooner.
  • Security testing is embedded in our software development lifecycle, which ensures a much higher level of application security.
  • Cloud-native architecture approach – we focus on achieving resilience and scale though horizontal scaling, distributed processing, and automation.
Colette Wyatt and Evolve Team Finalists in LLBA 2023

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