Each day this Brighton firm’s software collects more than 200m pieces of online data from consumers. Its customers, such as Bosch, Seat and Dell, use the information to measure and analyse the interest in their products on social media. Under founder and chief executive Giles Palmer, 45, sales grew to £8.8m in 2013. In May the company raised $22m of additional funding in a deal led by Highland Capital Partners Europe.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank33
CompanyBrandwatch
ActivitySocial media monitoring technology
LocationBrighton
Average 3 year sales growth81.86%
Latest sales £000s8,804
Staff127
Founded2006
Websitewww.brandwatch.com

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