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estarta Solutions Corp.

This company is a joint venture with Estarta Solutions Inc., of Boston, Massachusetts. Estarta is an International software solutions provider with offices in Boston, and San-José, California. The company has software development centers in Beijing, China, and Amman, Jordan.

Back ground:

The company was founded in 1997 by a group of Middle Eastern and North American investors that includes Citigroup, Advent International, Foursan, and others. It has annul revenues of USD $ 35 million.

The founding partners included MIT alumni with a vision to revolutionize the wireless and internet software development industry.

In May 2002, Estarta acquired another leading Middle Eastern software developer, and received a USD $ 2 million investment from Microsoft Corp.

Estarta is changing the way software companies bring products to market through it's leadership in the software creation services market. Estarta defines and builds the new products of the digital economy. This is done with a combination of local collaborative workshops and development centers.

This revolutionary business model for defining and building wireless and internet software products has allowed us to attract Fortune 1000 clients, with annual revenue growth of over 400%. Most recently, Estarta was awarded the New England Fast 50 Rising Star Award, and mentioned in a J.P. Morgan Chase report on the wireless services sector.


Services:

Estarta combines the best practices of Internet services, software engineering, and global manufacturing to be the premier brand for defining, designing, developing, and deploying software products. We quickly take our clients from concept to successful launch of their product.

The recent downturn in the high-tech. and telecom sectors worked to the benefit of Estarta. The company's unique concept and structure, low cost base, and highly qualified teams on three continents allowed it to benefit from the situation, by offering the highest quality products and services to clients at a lower cost base than North American or European based developers.
Currently companies are looking to lower their overheads, and subcontract many of their internal development and support work. Estarta is well positioned to benefit from this new trend.


Team:

Estarta continually attracts and retains world class people and leadership who bring best practices from organizations such as Intel, Lotus, Microsoft, Motorola, Qualcomm, Razorfish, Sapient, Toyota, and SAS Institute.
estarta employs 230 people.

Clients: estarta clients include:

  • Qualcomm/Kyocera (wireless software and applications).
  • Xypnos (embedded Linux appliances).
  • Thomson Financial ( trade matching and settlement products).
  • Ultiverse and UltiWAP (voice and fax over Internet Protocol products with WAP functionality).

The Canadian Venture, and International expansion plans:

Estarta Canada will be the launching vehicle for an international expansion, which will include besides opening offices in key Canadian markets, opening offices in Europe, and expanding the group's base in the Middle East were it can cater to a wide range of local clients. It will also include the possibility of establishing new development centers in Latin America to cater to the Spanish speaking markets, and be in the same time zone with North American clients.

The Canadian venture was established with the direct participation of the SGI Group.

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