9 It Company Success Stories [2022]

9 It Company Success Stories [2022]
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Here are some real life success stories of starting a IT company:

1. Apps:Lab ($72K/year)

Marvin Collins Hosea (from Nairobi, Nairobi Province, Kenya) started Apps:Lab almost 6 years ago.

Revenue
$6K / month
Team
2 founders / 5 employees
Location
Nairobi, Nairobi Province, Kenya

Case Study

My name is Marvin Hosea, I have been developing software for more than five years now and I am the founder and lead at Apps: Lab KE. We are a team of expert software developers, data analysts, and designers specializing in problem-solving using technology and data for businesses and communities.

We are good at what we do and that is software development as stated by our slogan Heart of Tech

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2. Common Sense Holdings ($120K/year)

Maanda Mulaudzi (from ) started Common Sense Holdings over 3 years ago.

Revenue
$10K / month
Team
1 founders / 2 employees

Case Study

Hello, my name is Maanda Mulaudzi and I am the founder of Common Sense Holdings. We are a startup based in Johannesburg, South Africa and we have been in business for just over a year.

We currently turnover $5,000 a month but we are looking to have a 100% increase in monthly revenue from early next year with potential new clients.

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3. Marine Digital ($6K/year)

Ivan Ladan (from Lübeck) started Marine Digital over 2 years ago.

Revenue
$500 / month
Team
3 founders / 12 employees

Case Study

My name is Ivan, I’m a founder of Marine Digital. We work in a niche of big vessel performance optimization. Our main goal is to make modern instruments of decarbonization available for the mass market.

During our 3 pilot projects we’ve earned about €60 K, and now we are launching the production of our digital twin in the EU.

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4. Twelvedevs ($1.2M/year)

Twelvedevs is an IT consulting and custom software development company. Since 2012, we have provided a wide range of software development services for SMBs and enterprises. Our core services include software engineering, digital consulting, blockchain implementation, as well as UX/UI design, quality assurance, and legacy software modernization.

Alexander Yagovdik, Andrey Pankov (from Hrodna, Belarus) started Twelvedevs about 10 years ago.

Revenue
$100K / month
Team
2 founders / 50 employees

Case Study

Hey there! My name is Andrey and I’m the co-founder of Twelvedevs and want to share our story. Together with my friend Alexander, we created an IT consulting and custom software development company. Since 2012, we have provided a wide range of software development services for SMBs and enterprises. Our core services include software engineering, digital consulting, blockchain implementation, as well as UX/UI design, quality assurance, and legacy software modernization.

Now we are one of the leading custom software development companies with over $100k revenue per month, fifty employees, and a soon-to-be-open branch office in the U.S.

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5. iDigitize ($168K/year)

Mumtaz Kazi (from Ras Al-Khaimah - Ras al Khaimah - United Arab Emirates) started iDigitize over 1 year ago.

Revenue
$14K / month
Team
1 founders / 5 employees

Case Study

Hi, my name is Mumtaz Kazi and I’m the founder of iDigitize. We are a unique company in the tech-savvy world as our focus is to help companies leverage the full potential of low-code/no-code technologies which they are usually scared of due to huge investments. We, at iDigitize provide a way for organizations to invest less and gain high ROI quickly.

Our customers are global. We are happy that in less than a year we got an opportunity to deal with MNC companies and provide training to 1000+ participants at a time!

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6. iContact ($28.8M/year)

How does a wristband help a founder build a $169 million company? Ryan Allis is the founder of iContact, a provider of email marketing tools for small businesses. And a company that was recently sold for $169 million to Vocus. Here’s a quote from the last time I interviewed him, “we incorporated in…

Ryan Allis and Aaron Houghton (from Morrisville, NC, USA) started iContact about 20 years ago.

Revenue
$2.4M / month
Team
2 founders / 151 employees

Case Study

Ryan Allis and Aaron W. Houghton came together to build iContact, a provider of email marketing tools for small businesses.

Anyone can quickly learn email marketing tactics with iContact. Businesses can rapidly expand their customer base thanks to iContact’s user-friendly platform, adaptable templates, and the ability to create emails consistent with your brand.

Since 2003, small and medium-sized businesses worldwide have relied on iContact's best-in-class email marketing solutions and knowledgeable support team to deliver game-changing results. However, recently Vocus purchased this company for $169 million.

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7. ClearForMe ($3.9M/year)

I would have thought the product today’s guest created would be a nice-to-have. I was wrong. Sabrina Noorani is the founder of ClearForMe, which is changing how the world consumes ingredient information.

Sabrina Noorani is the founder of ClearForMe, which is changing how the world consumes ingredie…

Sabrina Noorani (from New York, NY, USA) started ClearForMe over 5 years ago.

Revenue
$325K / month
Team
1 founders / 14 employees

Case Study

ClearForMe is an ingredient SaaS solution for brands and retailers' D2C and In-store services, founded by Sabrina Noorani in 2017.

It offers user-friendly ingredient education, filter, and search capabilities based on transparency and customization.

Their partners use ClearForMe to provide user-friendly ingredient education, filter, and search capabilities rooted in transparency and personalization, with over 1.6 million ingredients.

ClearForMe collaborates with more than 300 companies, including Credo Beauty and Ulta Beauty, the most significant clean beauty retailer and the most prominent beauty retailer in the US.

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8. Ahead Intranet ($936K/year)

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Pascal Grossniklaus (from Bern Area, Switzerland) started Ahead Intranet almost 6 years ago.

Revenue
$78K / month
Team
1 founders / 14 employees

Case Study

Ahead Intranetaims to develop the most inspiring intranet to foster employee engagement.

They are working hard to assist organizations in embracing a growth mindset that fosters employee engagement, innovation, and customer satisfaction with the help of the SaaS intranet application "ahead."

The platform costs 90% less upfront than existing intranet solutions because it doesn't require linking platforms or complicated IT project implementations.

To date, they are making $78K/month and have grown the team to 14 employees.

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9. Productfy ($2M/year)

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Duy Vo (from San Francisco, CA, USA) started Productfy over 4 years ago.

Revenue
$167K / month
Team
1 founders / 35 employees

Case Study

Duy Vo is the founder of Productfy, a platform for creating your own financial application with a unified API, operations dashboard, and UI library.

He began his career as a software developer, creating fraud detection software for CyberSource's card processing system. Later, he managed engineering, product, and operations teams for various venture-backed businesses.

Any business can create, test, and cost-effectively launch financial products using Productfy, a platform designed with developers in mind.

Duy founded Productfy after observing the convergence of two significant macro trends: widespread use of platforms with higher levels of abstraction and the outmigration of financial services to the periphery of service providers.

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