This London company’s targeted messaging platform Sure-Shot provides SMS, MMS,Wap and e-mail based social networking and information services. The company, founded by Simon Blackburn and Eric Feltin, has developed mobile dating services for Trinity Mirror and NBC’s Blind Date TV. It is now busy expanding into mainland Europe, Australia and America. Switchfire’s sales have grown 69% a year from £1.2m in 2004 to £5.7m in 2007.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank41
CompanySwitchfire
ActivityMobile technology developer
LocationCentral London
Average 3 year sales growth69.20%
Latest sales £000s*5,719
Staff26
Founded2001
Websitewww.switchfire.com

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