With a solid foundation in providing cutting edge technologies, Hippo will be working alongside Orionesque superior commercial team to combine efforts and continue to push the boundaries of technologies in new and exciting ways.

Orionesque will assume all commercial and account management duties lead by Managing Director Geoff Cowan. With an extensive 11 years commercial experience actively working in web technologies, a keen programmer himself and with clients ranging from from engineering and electronics multinationals to exclusive Savile Row tailors Hardy Amies. This shift into commercial gives the new partnership an advantage over a traditional agency approach.

Orionesque Managing Director Geoff Cowan said “Our commercial clients come to us because they know we will provide the most up-to-date online solutions to their needs. Working in this new partnership is going to give us even more strength in the cutting-edge technologies that Hippo can provide.”

Hippo will take technical lead of all projects through Managing Director Carl Crawley and bring over 16 years of technical development and programming skills to the table working for past and present companies such as BT, Virgin, Google, Microsoft, NTL and Dame Ellen MacArthur and Mark Turner's OC Group.

Managing Director Carl Crawley explained “This is a real success story for us here at Hippo. Demand for our work is higher than ever, and with the support of Orionesque I expect this growth to continue.”

Both companies will continue retain their own brand identity to ensure continuity of service with all it's clients.

With it's technical base in Newport, Isle of Wight and commercial offices in Bournemouth as well as facilities in various locations around the UK and Ireland including London, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Belfast, Leeds and Edinburgh, both are confident that the success and growth of the business is key to this partnership.