Max Cartellieri and Andrew Heath, both 44, met at Stanford business school in California and had set up their own companies before joining forces to found AlphaSights in 2008. Describing itself as a “knowledge broker”, the company connects clients from the corporate, investment and not-for-profit sectors with relevant industry experts. It is based in London and has offices in San Francisco, New York, Hamburg, Dubai, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Seoul. Profits reached £14.4m in 2015.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank71
CompanyAlphaSights
ActivityBusiness information services
LocationCentral London
Annual profit growth71.17%
Latest profits £000s14,408
Latest sales £000s48,617
Staff269
Founded2008
Websitewww.alphasights.com

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