The mobile-phone operators Orange, T-Mobile, 3 and Vodafone use software platforms developed by this company to store their subscriber profiles in one place. Led by Paul Magelli and a team of co-founders, Apertio has raised £30m from backers such as DVC, Eden, Add Partners and Motorola Ventures. It supplies leading operators in Europe, America and Asia-Pacific, and telecoms providers Motorola, Nokia Siemens Networks and China’s ZTE. The Bristol company has boosted its sales 100% a year from £3.4m in 2004 to £13.7m in 2006, when it made a significant loss.

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Company details
Year2007
Rank39
CompanyApertio
ActivityMobile telecoms software developer
LocationBristol
Average 3 year sales growth99.86%
Latest sales £000s13,709
Staff174
Founded2002
Websitewww.apertio.co.uk

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