Academia supplies software, hardware and integration services to students, academic institutions and charities. The north London company counts Oxford and Cambridge universities among its customers and recently launched Studentsuperstore.com, a website aimed at students. It also works with a further-education procurement agent and the Office of Government Commerce. Under managing director Mike Bacon, who founded the business in 2003, sales grew 62% a year from £1.3m in 2006 to £5.4m in 2009.
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