Company Overview

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Founded:
July, 1996
Founders:
Colin McArdell, Jon Dobrowolski
Employees:
105
Headquarters:
Bristol
Funding:
$4.7M
Categories:
Open Source, Publishing, Communities, Software
Description:
Sift is an online publisher and strategic website engineer providing content, tools and website services for accounting firms.

Detailed Description

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Sift is an online publisher and strategic website engineer.

As a publisher (Sift Media) it owns a portfolio of nine online business communities, one horizontal support title and one Awards event, the majority of which have been launched by Sift. The largest title is AccountingWEB (UK - www.accountingweb.co.uk & US - www.accountingweb.com). Other titles include BusinessCloud9.com, MyCustomer.com, TrainingZone.co.uk & UKBusinessForums.com. The Software Satisfaction Awards were inaugurated in 2006 (www.softwaresatisfaction.co.uk).

As a strategic website engineer:

- PracticeWEB provides a SaaS platform (content, tools and website services) to over 1,200 UK accounting firms (www.practiceweb.co.uk); and

- SiftGroups provides hosted online community and social network solutions (and consultancy) to over 100 publishers, not-for-profits, charities, corporates and public sector bodies using Open Source solutions. Its clients include Centaur Media, CIMA, CIPD, Disasters Emergency Committee (DED), Law Society, NHS Connecting for Health, VSO and William Reed Publishing.

In a JV with Market Platform Dynamics, Sift is also launching FinReg21.com a community based site focussing on global financial regulation in March 2009.

Current Team (8)

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Past Team (2)

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Funding Rounds (3) - $4.7M

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Products (2)

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    PracticeWEB

    PracticeWEB was added to CrunchBase in 2009
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    SiftUnity

    SiftUnity was added to CrunchBase in 2009

Investors (1)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Bridge House

    48-52 Baldwin Street

    Bristol, BS1 1QB

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Competitors (4)

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Images (1)

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