Tech Track 100

The Bank of England, among others, can now screen its e-mails for pornographic content. The software to do this was developed by Message Labs, a spin-off company from Star Technology.

Star was started in a converted barn in 1995 by brothers Jos and Ben White, but the internet service provider has since moved to offices near Cirencester. Its sales have increased 102% a year, from £1.6m in 1998 to £6.6m in 2000, when it recorded significant losses.

This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.

Company details
CompanyMessageLabs Group
ActivityManaged technology provider
Average 3 year sales growth101.65%
Latest sales £000s6,570

If applicable:

* supplied by company † annualised figure