Mark Brown launched the Editors Keys, company specializing in shortcut editing keyboards and home recording equipment, in 2004 using only £100 left in his bank account.
"The idea was to create a plastic sticker set that could transform any Mac or PC keyboard into an editing keyboard for a fraction of the price," he said.
According to the British newspaper Mirror, the turnover of the company located in Manchester is about to reach £750 thousand this year.
Mr. Brown's invention allows musicians the ability to cut and produce their music far quicker than traditional methods.
Rapper Snoop Dogg and rock band Coldplay are among the stars who use technology produced by Editor's Keys.
According to Mr. Brown, the company employs a small team of three people.
Online trading platform eBay presented the company with the Innovation Award 2019.