Emergency service response team rely on data, video and voice solutions provided by Cardiff-based Excelerate Technology via wireless communication platforms including satellite broadband. Founded in 2001 by chief executive David Savage and sales director Martin Saunders, the company has grown substantially by winning large contracts with the likes of the Department of Health, and is now expanding into Australia. In 2005, the Welsh Assembly’s VC arm bought a 22% stake in the company. Sales grew 55% a year, from £1.7m in 2008 to £6.2m in 2011.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank59
CompanyExcelerate Technology
ActivityCommunication technology developer
LocationCardiff
Average 3 year sales growth55.04%
Latest sales £000s6,228
Staff35
Founded2001
Websitewww.excelerate.info

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