Plumbers, decorators and yoga teachers were all early adopters of handheld payment terminals, which use hardware developed by this High Wycombe firm. In 2015, the company raised £11m from Draper Esprit and opened an office in the US, where it has distributor agreements with payment systems providers Square, PayPal and NCR. Strong US growth helped exports to £20.2m in 2015. The company was founded by director Ricky Garrido, 67, and is led by chairman Andrew Dark, 53.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank23
CompanyMiura Systems
ActivityPayment hardware provider
LocationHigh Wycombe
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa97.52%
International sales £000s20,209
Total sales £000s24,819
Staff44
Founded2008
Websitewww.miurasystems.com

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