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Chris van der Kuyl founded VIS Entertainment in 1996 to make computer games. With 140 staff in offices from Glasgow to the Isle of Wight, VIS developed I-Race, a digital TV horseracing channel, in a joint venture with Telewest. Its computer game, State of Emergency, reached No.1 in the American chart. Sales have risen 81% a year from £1.1m in 1999 to £3.6m in 2001. The Dunfermline firm achieved break-even this year.

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Company details
CompanyVIS Entertainment
ActivityComputer games developer
Average 3 year sales growth81.46%
Latest sales £000s3,566

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