Consumers can use this Cardiff company’s website to find the deals that best suit them for health insurance, income protection and life insurance. Its technology is also used by other comparison websites such as Confused.com, GoCompare and uSwitch. Serial entrepreneur Richard Theo, 54, made use of his PhD in computer networks to start ActiveQuote in 2009, putting in his own money before securing £1m in funding from 16 business angels in 2014. Under his leadership, the company increased sales to £7.6m in 2016.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank83
CompanyActiveQuote
ActivityPrice comparison website
LocationCardiff
Average 3 year sales growth49.02%
Latest sales £000s*7,598
Staff129
Founded2009
Websitewww.activequote.com

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