Adeptra

Adeptra’s “decision engine” helps banks to decide when and how to contact their customers, for example to alert an account holder to potential credit-card fraud. In partnership with security software vendors, the company has also been designing back-up methods of online card-holder authentication, based on personalised questions. Adeptra is led by chief executive Lou Venezia and is backed by private equity firms, including ABS Ventures, which has a majority stake. The Reading company grew sales 37% a year from £8.2m in 2007 to £21.3m in 2010, when it made a loss.

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Company details
Year2011
Rank97
CompanyAdeptra
ActivityManaged services provider
LocationReading
Average 3 year sales growth37.39%
Latest sales £000s21,341
Staff144
Founded1996
Websitewww.adeptra.com

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