Teenagers would feel at home working for Argogroup. The company’s software tests mobile-phone functions such as texting and picture messaging as well as the handsets for its 60 global customers, which include Vodafone and China Mobile. Thanks to the company’s expansion into the Continent, America and the Far East, sales have risen 211% a year from £400,000 in 2002 to £3.9m in 2004. With £2m of venture capital raised this year, further expansion into Africa, South America and Asia is on the cards.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank10
CompanyArgogroup
ActivityTesting software developer
LocationSurrey
Average 3 year sales growth211.26%
Latest sales £000s3,872
Staff29
Founded1996
Websitewww.argogroup.com

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