Our Story

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2003 To 2016 Years

2016

  • Set up office in London, Toronto, Sao Paulo, Shanghai and Moscow
  • Significantly expanded Azure’s Global Interviewer and Agents Network

2015

  • Increased on-ground field presence to 13 countries
  • Expanded Piscataway (NJ) research operations to 70+ staff and increased international languages coverage to 14 languages in the Excutive Interviewing/CATI Centre

2014

  • Moved US Research operations from Philadelphia to Piscataway, NJ
  • Increased volume of international/foreign language projects conducted from the US center

2013

  • Significantly expanded Azure’s Global Network and Partnerships in Asia and the Middle East
  • Top 50 emerging companies award by NASSCOM

2012

  • Established own network and strategic partnerships in Latin America and Eastern Europe
  • Awards Highest employment generator award by GESIA

2011

  • Set up operations and CATI center in Philadelphia
  • Set up a research center in Africa including a dedicated team for Pharma/ Healthcare Research for the region
  • Awards Best Rising Star by IAOP

2010

  • Released first version of CAPI/ in-person survey platform with geo-tagging
  • Established strategic a network and partnerships in Japan and Korea

2009

  • Signed exclusive strategic relationships for multi-country data collection with top global MR companies
  • Awards D&B Top 50 ITES companies of India

2008

  • Received ISO 9001:2008 certification
  • Greater Pacific Capital (GPC) invests in Azure
  • Set up center in Xi’an (China)
  • Developed proprietary Sample Management System
  • Awards Top 50 Employer award from Great Places to Work Institute

2007

  • Strategic partner-ship in China; MRA membership; released first version of MR Portal
  • Awards E&Y and Nielsen Customer Responsiveness Award

2006

  • ESOMAR and CASRO membership
  • Started proprietary B2B panel of IT respondents

2005

  • Established preferred partnership with UK’s largest IT research company
  • Received ISO 27001 certification

2004

  • Developed proprietary phone and web survey platform (CATI + CAWI)

2004

  • Set up in-house multilingual teams trained in several European languages

2003

  • First multi-modal project involving phone, email and postal surveys

2003

  • Setup first Research Center with capacity of 200 seats at Ahmedabad, India