eTech secures £1.25 million for product development

Last updated on: September 1, 2016, Author: R Sahota

eTech has received £1.25m investment from Finance Birmingham, and plans to accelerate growth with the funding, by recruiting more developers and support staff.

eTech provides a software  to customers in the energy assessment and mortgage valuation sectors. Funding will support product development in new and existing markets and be used to increase its presence in the surveying and lending sector.

The Shirley firm employs over 140 people, having doubled its workforce in less than two years, and grown turnover to £7.2m.

Jim Driver, managing director at eTech Solutions, said: “eTech is very much the sum of its people and as the business grows, we need to continue to invest in the best possible staff to create new products that solve the day-to-day issues our customers face. The funding will enable us to fast-track that process.”

Ian Fairclough, investment director at Finance Birmingham, added: “We are backing an ambitious management team who over the past 10 years have established eTech to be a Software as a Service business of genuine scale and capability.

“The continual product development and willingness to respond to customer requirements is a core strength of the business and underpins eTech’s ability to help its customers deliver efficiency and profitability from their operational activities.”

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