HighQ is a privately owned software as a service company providing cloud-based secure file sharing, team collaboration and social networking software for enterprise customers.

HighQ provides innovative social software to some of the world’s leading law firms, investment banks and corporations.

HighQ was founded in 2001 by Ajay Patel and Veenay Shah. The company is headquartered in London, with offices in New York, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Sydney and Ahmedabad.

HighQ unites internal and external teams with social collaboration, secure file sharing, project management, powerful integrations and more, improving data security, efficiency and productivity.

HighQ's major clients include Barclays, Linklaters, Lex Mundi, Clifford Chance, Osborne Clarke, Clyde & Co and Allen & Overy. It's clients include 21 of the top 25 UK law firms, including all of the UK Magic Circle law firms, and 45% of the top 100 UK law firms.

HighQ's primary product HighQ Collaborate, provides secure document exchange, enterprise social collaboration, client extranets and knowledge portals for organisations. In summer 2013 HighQ released a new mobile-optimised version of Collaborate which saw a redesign of its existing modules and added features including a responsive design, microblogging, private messaging, centralised notifications and enhanced people profiles.

HighQ is backed by Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, & One Peak Partners. 


HighQ was included as "One to Watch" in the 2013 Sunday Times Tech Track 100 league table and was ranked 74th in the 2014 Tech Track 100 league table[5][8] and ranked 32nd among UK’s top 100 SMEs in the Sunday Times Heathrow SME Export Track 100 2016.


HighQ was ranked in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2011 and 2013 and ranked in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 UK 2013.


  • Year founded: 2001
  • Funding Info: $50M in 1 funding round (Last funding type: Private Equity)
  • Yearly Revenue: $25M-$30M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Unknown
  • City/Town: London
  • State: London
  • Country: United Kingdom
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