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Website https://tigerspike.com/

Tigerspike is a software company headquartered in Sydney. It was founded in 2003 by Luke Janssen, Oliver Palmer, and Dean Jezard. [1] [2] [3] [4] Tigerspike was acquired by Concentrix in 2017, and rebranded as Concentrix Tigerspike in 2020.



Tigerspike was founded in 2003 in Sydney, Australia. [4] In 2008, Tigerspike opened its Innovation Lab, which focuses on new technologies, including encryption and compression. [4] The lab is headed by Oliver Palmer. [4]

In 2011, Tigerspike secured a US$ 11 million investment from Aegis Group. [3] [5] The same year, Tigerspike was featured on Forbes’ list of America’s Most Promising Companies and expanded into Singapore. [6] [7]

Tigerspike released Karacell, a quantum computing encryption technology designed for mobile devices in 2012. [8]

In July 2017, Tigerspike became part of Concentrix, a business services company and a wholly owned subsidiary of SYNNEX Corporation [9] (NYSE: SNX).

In November 2020, Tigerspike announced that it was changing its operating name to Concentrix Tigerspike. [10]


Concentrix Tigerspike has designed and developed applications for print media companies such as The Economist and Haaretz. [1] [11] [12] Their cloud-based service platform is used by clients including Pepsi, Vodafone and the World Wide Fund for Nature. [3] The company also developed the ICSA Blueprint BoardPad app, an enterprise app used for board meetings and agenda for 71 of the FTSE 100 companies. [13]

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