This London firm’s content management platform manages mobile communities and user-generated content. The flagship product, Mobile Dating, matches users with common interests, who can then text each other in a secure, monitored environment. Switchfire’s Wap products allow users to upload and download pictures and games to their phones for a small charge. Founded by managing director Simon Blackburn and technical director Eric Feltin, the company has benefited from rapid advances in mobile technology and has grown sales 80% a year from £1.2m in 2004 to £3.8m in 2006.

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Company details
Year2007
Rank53
CompanySwitchfire
ActivityMobile technology developer
LocationCentral London
Average 3 year sales growth80.09%
Latest sales £000s3,829
Staff23
Founded2001
Websitewww.switchfire.com

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