Startups: Building Success at Switfkey

With our Barca Starta competition fast approaching, we’ve tracked down some heavyweights in the startup business to find the best, and worst, advice for people starting out in the industry.

joebraidwood-headshotSwiftkey was founded in London in 2008 and now boasts more than 150 people working on its intelligent language tech. The company, whose keyboard app was the top-selling paid app on Android’s Google Play store in 2012, recently raised $17.5m (£10.5m) to expand its product portfolio.

We spoke to Swiftkey‘s CMO Joe Braidwood about the challenges of growing a technology business.

You can listen to the full interview, or download it as a podcast here.