The keyboard app that has become a global phenomenon.

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“Ten out of ten for SwiftKey. It makes emailing, messaging, Whatsapping and searching so much easier. And it makes me so much more productive - it’s how I survived the shift from a QWERTY keyboard to input screen.”

Gordon Innes, CEO, London and Partners

SwiftKey, the keyboard app that replaces your phone or tablet’s default keyboard and learns your writing style over time, has become a global phenomenon. Thanks to SwiftKey, typing has got easier on more than 250m devices.

Its keyboard for Android is Google Play's most popular keyboard app, topping the global best-seller list in 2012 and 2013. The app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch had more than 1m downloads in its first day of launching on the Apple’s App Store. SwiftKey was named one of the best apps of 2014 by both Apple and Google. Available in more than 70 languages, SwiftKey has been a bestseller in 58 countries.

Started by university friends Jon Reynolds and Ben Medlock in 2008, the company doubled revenues in 2013 to £9.9m and now employs more than 150 people. SwiftKey completed a £11.3m funding round in September 2013, led by Index Ventures with Octopus Investments and Accel Partners.

SwiftKey features in:

  • Sunday Times Tech Track 2013, 2014
  • Tech Tour 50
  • Future Fifty

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