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Active men’s ‘shoppable magazine’ Seikk makes annual list of most disruptive new businesses

Active men’s magazine and retail platform Seikk has been included in Startups 100, the annual list of most disruptive new businesses.

Established in Corsham in 2018 by Charles de Paula, Seikk is a ‘shoppable magazine’ that blends digital journalism and e-commerce.

The men’s lifestyle platform covers travel and adventure, sport and automotive history, health, wellness, and grooming ideas.

Its team of three work from Wiltshire, London and Bath, while a network of freelancers contribute from around the world.

Founder Charles de Paula explained: “If James Bond shopped online, he would probably shop at Seikk.”

Now the platform has been recognised by and listed in the Startups 100, which has previously identified brands including including Revolut, Deliveroo, HelloFresh and Bulb.

Richard Parris, managing editor of, said: ““After a particularly difficult year for businesses we are happier than ever to celebrate UK success stories.

“Every year the Startups 100 shows how UK businesses are responding to the issues, concerns and trends of the time.”