Worcester, UK – 28 April 2014 – International technology company, Postcode Anywhere, has today announced to have been selected by London’s Stock Exchange for ELITE, a programme dedicated to high-growth, non-listed companies.
Delivered in partnership with Imperial College Business School, the programme offers enterprises the skills to adapt and shape their businesses for growth and increase their visibility and attractiveness to potential investors.
Postcode Anywhere is one of the leading providers of address management and location services, with over 8,000 international customers to its name. The company was selected in the programme on the basis of its organic business growth and innovation in technology, along with its financial strength and sustainable growth potential.
Guy Mucklow, CEO of the company said: “Recognising that the company has developed a fantastic platform for growth, we have made a conscious decision to aggressively scale the business and have put in measures to make this happen. The Elite programme will be an important cornerstone to help facilitate our ambitious business strategy and prepare for the next stage of growth”
Xavier Rolet, CEO, London Stock Exchange Group said: “ELITE will provide high growth companies, like Postcode Anywhere with the essential tools it needs to develop as well as help foster a connected financial ecosystem, promoting the right type of funding for the business at each stage of its journey.
“We firmly believe that companies, such as Postcode Anywhere will fuel the long term growth of the UK economy, and that ELITE is a unique platform to help companies achieve their full potential.”
Matthew Hancock, Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise, MP, comments: "Innovative, imaginative and inspiring small businesses are essential for the British economy and it is part of the Government's long term economic plan to ensure that they have the right environment to grow. Programmes such as ELITE that offer access to high quality education, advice and support will help businesses scale up in the right way."