Funding Received
$21.6 Million in 4 Rounds from 9 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$17.5 Million Series B on September 4, 2013
SwiftKey is a keyboard app that learns the user’s text entries to offer better auto-corrections and next-word predictions.
Ben Medlock
Android, Mobile Software Tools, Software, Natural Language Processing, Enterprise Software

Company Details

August, 2008
101 - 250 | 3 in CrunchBase

SwiftKey is a rapidly growing, successful company that builds apps and technology that learn from their users to make text entry easier, faster and more productive.

In 2014, it was named one of the top 5 most innovative productivity companies in the world by Fast Company. Last year Wired magazine ranked SwiftKey the No 1 hottest startup in London.

The company is best-known for its consumer apps, the SwiftKey keyboard for Android and SwiftKey Note for iPhones and iPads. SwiftKey technology learns from each user to accurately predict their next word and accurately autocorrect, making text input faster and easier.

The SwiftKey keyboard was the biggest selling paid app on Google Play in 2013 and 2012 and has been No 1 in 58 countries.

SwiftKey Note is the fastest way to take notes on an iPhone and iPad. It made the top 10 best-selling free apps in the United States and has been the No 1 productivity app in the US, UK and many other markets.

A bespoke product for clinicians using touchscreens, SwiftKey Healthcare, launched in 2012.

SwiftKey's revenue comes from sales of apps on Google Play and Amazon Appstore, as well as licensing deals with OEM manufacturers. SwiftKey has licensed its technology to a number of OEMs including deals with Tier 1s. In 2013, SwiftKey technology was on more than 100 million devices.

The company was founded in August 2008 by Jon Reynolds, CEO and Dr Ben Medlock, CTO, both Cambridge University graduates. The company currently has around 125 staff, with its headquarters in Southwark, London, UK, and offices in San Francisco and Seoul.

SwiftKey is a trademark of TouchType Ltd, a limited company registered in England and Wales.

Current Team (3)


Board Members and Advisors (1)


Products (6)

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    SwiftKey Flow

    SwiftKey Flow was added to CrunchBase in 2012
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    SwiftKey Note

    SwiftKey Note was added to CrunchBase in 2014
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    SwiftKey Healthcare

    SwiftKey Healthcare makes clinical note-taking on touchscreen devices fast, accurate and easy.
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    SwiftKey 3

    SwiftKey 3 was added to CrunchBase in 2012
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    SwiftKey 4

    SwiftKey keyboard for Android makes typing on touchscreens faster, smarter and more intuitive.
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    SwiftKey X

    SwiftKey X was added to CrunchBase in 2012

Investors (7)


Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    91-95 Southwark Bridge Road

    London, SE1 0AX


Competitors (4)

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    KeyPoint Technologies USA

    User Interface Technology
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    Nuance Communications

    Nuance Communications is a multinational computer software technology company that provides speech and imaging applications.
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    Swype develops text input technology enabling users to type words with one continuous finger motion across an on-screen keyboard.
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    Fleksy offers an innovative keyboard designed to make typing on any touchscreen device fast, accurate, and easy.

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