Founded by Andrew Birch in 1994 with the help of a £150,000 loan from private investors, NetKonect claims to have been one of the first internet service providers in Britain to target small and medium-sized businesses. It competes with larger rivals such as BT and Demon to offer clients e-mail and website hosting services. The firm has boosted sales 72% a year from £731,000 in 1997 to £3.7m in 2000, when it employed 27 people. Clients now include Chrysalis Radio, the publishing giant Emap and English Heritage.
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