Mimecast selected as a Future Fifty UK tech leader
Company joins Tech City UK backed scheme
London, UK – Mimecast has been selected for the Future Fifty, a fast-track scheme to support high-growth businesses. Tech City UK, the organization behind the program, named Mimecast in the first 25 companies it considers to be the most promising, high potential growth businesses in the UK.
Peter Bauer, CEO and co-founder of Mimecast commented: “We are thrilled to be one of the first 25 to be selected for this scheme. The list of firms in the Future Fifty is an impressive who’s who of leading technology businesses in the UK. The UK tech sector is showing great promise; there is a wealth of talent and great innovation coming from the sector that will fuel further UK growth and success in the future.”
He continued: “There is a lot to celebrate in the UK tech sector right now. We’re proud of the part we are playing in that story. Even for larger companies like us, there is always room for more support and the kind of advice and profile this scheme can offer participating companies will be invaluable.”
The Future Fifty is a fast-track, concierge program to accelerate selected companies’ progress, to create jobs and deliver significant economic impact in the UK. It was launched in April by the Chancellor, George Osborne and Joanna Shields, CEO of Tech City UK.
Mimecast (www.mimecast.com) delivers cloud-based email management for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Office 365, including archiving, continuity and security. By unifying disparate and fragmented email environments into one holistic solution that is always available from the cloud, Mimecast minimizes risk and reduces cost and complexity, while providing total end-to-end control of email. Founded in the United Kingdom in 2003, Mimecast serves more than 8,000 customers and 2 million users worldwide and has offices in Europe, North America, Africa, Australia and the Channel Islands.
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