We are i-4business, the leading EMEA B2B Database 

Our B2B contact database was developed and tailored specifically for B2B organisations. Our contact data is used  throughout Europe, helping sales and marketing teams successfully drive pipeline.

The leading enterprise B2B Database provider for EMEA

Our focus has always been on delivering actionable B2B EMEA contact data for technology providers through our online database platform. We have the largest depth of enterprise B2B contact data for the EMEA region available in the industry and we're the only international marketing database researched totally in-house by native speakers.


Data Researchers

Lots has changed since our inception in 1996 but what hasn't is our obsession with data quality. We live and breathe B2B data research because, unlike some suppliers, we don't buy in any of our data. Instead, we have always insisted that real people in our UK-based research teams must compile and update our database in real-time every day.

Complete & Compliant Data

Not only that, our researchers are judged on the accuracy and completeness of data alongside compliance rather than just numbers. This is a non-negotiable for us to ensure that quality remains high and that we continue to be the most compliant data provider in the industry. 

i4b GDPR Data Compliant

Unambiguous Data Guarantee

And we don't just 'talk the talk' when it comes to the accuracy and compliance of our data, we guarantee it in our SLAs. That's an unambiguous contractual commitment that ensures you can have complete confidence that your campaigns are reaching the right people in the right organisations every time.

Our Story

Specialist Data Provider since 1996

i4b Management Team Barry Stevens

Barry Stevens


i-4business was founded
in 1996 by Barry Stevens,
who after a successful career
in the technology industry, including as a principal for
Spikes Cavell, had identified
the need for a specialist
provider of EMEA B2B contact

Here's just some of our clients today

 i-4business launched as a B2B data provider, initially to just 3 clients! TSG Software (still a client today), BGS Systems (acquired by BMC Software, also a client today), and Sterling Software (acquired by CA Technologies, who then became a client as well). Since then our list of data subscribers has grown significantly, here's just a few!

Innovating B2B Data Provision

We consistently strived to be at the forefront of data provision innovation. As a result, from the very beginning, clients have received data updates automatically via email-based database synchronisation and we were the first to employ 100% cloud technology. We also expanded our coverage – firstly to cover all of Western Europe, then the Middle East, and then South Africa.

B2B Exclusive

With our focus solely on B2B, this approach proved successful with major tech vendors such as NetApp, Gartner, Google, Amazon, Dell, SAP, HP, Juniper, IBM, Oracle, Safenet, and Varonis using our data alongside many smaller, start-up organisations who have taken advantage of our cost-effective data subscription models.

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Our Senior Management Team

More than 25 years on and i-4business is recognised as the leading B2B data provider for the technology sector. With Barry now retired the business remains in the family, led by Tim, James, and Becky Stevens.


Tim Stevens, Managing Director

Tim Stevens

Managing Director

Tim Stevens, Managing Director

I have been helping technology organisations improve the effectiveness and accuracy of their sales and marketing prospect data for over 15 years which has given me an in-depth knowledge regarding prospect data and B2B data processes. As a family business, I started working at i-4business when I was 15, working in the research team before moving into a research management role, and then worked my way up within the client-facing teams before becoming MD. Over the last 5 years, I have worked closely with our CTO on our API and integrations with other platforms.

Becky Stevens, Financial Director

Becky Stevens

Financial Director

Becky Stevens, Financial Director

I worked for the company when I was a teenager working on client projects as part of the research team. I then pursued a career in education for 16 years including taking on the role of Deputy Headteacher. I then returned to i-4business in 2017 to lead on finance and HR.

James Stevens, Chief Technology Officer

James Stevens

Chief Technology Officer

James Stevens, Chief Technology Officer

I have been with the company from almost the very beginning when I started with phone research. As the company grew, I took on a more technical role where I created the first cloud-based data portal of its kind, pioneering the next generation of data delivery. My role has also now expanded to include responsibility for all IT decisions.

Meet the People Behind our Data

We firmly believe our data is only ever as good as our people so that's why we invest in them.  Our researchers always full-time employed by us, based in the UK and native speakers who work in 9 languages. Each researcher also completes a comprehensive training with on-going monitoring for quality control under the guidance of one of our research managers. And that's why we can provide the most accurate, compliant data across all of Western Europe.

Our Principles

i4business vision


To provide you with an intelligence-empowered marketing tool that combines the ultimate B2B contact database with the most advanced delivery application. Accessible instantly on-demand, providing total market coverage with 100% accuracy and always fully up-to-date.

i4business our purpose


To provide you with totally accurate, totally complete contact information for the EMEA region on which to base your marketing strategies and campaigns as well as individual sales activity.

i4business Motivation


Simply to deliver measurable value to your business.

i4business Goals


To be your number one preference for quality B2B contact data. To sustain a long-term relationship with you. To establish and retain every client as an i-4business reference.

i4business Strategy


To be the preferred supplier of B2B intelligence for the EMEA region.To continue to invest in resources and initiatives to further develop our information base retaining our total focus on the quality, completeness and currency of our information and on the quality of our service.

i4business commitments


To deliver your data projects on time, every time and to deliver on all our commitments.

Your Data Quality Guarantee from i-4business

Our Service Agreement has clear, unambiguous contractual commitments to Key Performance Indicators.
i4business accuracy


Getting the details absolutely right.

i4business Completeness


Getting all the right details.

i4business Deliverability


Making sure your messages reach their intended audience.

i4business Coverage


Covering all the relevant organisations and contacts.

i4business Recency


Making sure the details are always up-to-date.

i4business service


Making sure our technology and team support you all the way.

Our Clients

i4business client quote

Black Duck Software

"i-4business is quite simply, the only reliable source of sales intelligence for EMEA sales teams — and I should know, I’ve tried them all. If you are looking to expand in Europe, start by getting a subscription to i-4business."

Jim Speredelozzi

i4business client quote

Total Recall

"We have 20+ years’ experience in seeking B2B data on key contacts in larger organisations; there is no consistently better data source in EMEA than i-4b. You get what you pay for"

Andrew Roberts

i4business client quote

Varonis Systems

"i-4business is an indispensable tool for our sales team, allowing us to access and target enterprise accounts throughout EMEA. We are pleased with the continued development of their offering making i-4business even more useful for us."

Carl Groves

Customer Case Studies

We work with large PLCs right through to SMEs, helping them use our data as a tool for driving their business.

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Contact Details



i-4business EMEA Ltd

Unit 11, Riverside Park,

Dogflud Way,





(+44) 1252 367400





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