This Suffolk firm sells kits to help customers build and program computers and robots. Most are compatible with the Raspberry Pi range of low-priced computers developed to teach programming. Founded in 2012 by managing director Jamie Mann, 27, The Pi Hut’s website sells 3,000 products, including 3D printer supplies, camera boards and memory cards loaded with software. International sales — primarily to France and Germany — hit an annualised £4.3m last year.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank21
CompanyThe Pi Hut
ActivityOnline electronics retailer
LocationSuffolk
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa107.95%
International sales £000s*†4,253
Total sales £000s*†7,325
Staff6
Founded2012
Websitewww.thepihut.com

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