Canadian Business unveils 30th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies
Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked Buyatab No. 13 on the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. Growth 500 winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at CanadianBusiness.com and Growth500.ca.
Buyatab made the 2018 Growth 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 4,626%. In 2017, Buyatab ranked #2 and in 2016 placed #3 on the list.
“The companies on the 2018 Growth 500 are truly remarkable. Demonstrating foresight, innovation and smart management, their stories serve as a primer for how to build a successful entrepreneurial business today,” says Deborah Aarts, Growth 500 program manager. “As we celebrate 30 years of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.”
“It’s an honour to be ranked as one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies for the third consecutive year,” says CEO Matias Marquez. “This achievement reflects the strength of our innovative gifting platform and the impact it has on creating meaningful relationships with brands and their customers. This distinction is truly a testament of the hard work and dedication of our team and their commitment to continuously create leading technology.”
Buyatab was recently recognized at the 2018 BC Technology Impact Awards as the Growth Company of the Year Award winner.
About the Growth 500
For 30 years, the Growth 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of revenue growth, the Growth 500—formerly known as the PROFIT 500—profiles the country’s most successful growing businesses. The Growth 500 is produced by Canadian Business. Winners are profiled in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean’s magazine) and online at Growth500.ca and CanadianBusiness.com. For more information on the ranking, visit Growth500.ca.
About Canadian Business
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving and most-trusted business publication in the country. It is the country’s premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada’s business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Learn more at CanadianBusiness.com.
Buyatab is a leading provider of advanced online gift card infrastructure solutions for medium- and large-sized businesses. Buyatab provides a seamless solution for gift cards to be purchased from a merchant’s online properties (website, mobile site, Facebook page, etc.) and delivered to recipients via email or text message, leveraging the rapid growth in mobile device and social media use, and with full compatibility to mobile wallets such as Apple Wallet. With clients in the United States, Canada, and Europe, Buyatab provides eGift Card services to merchants in a wide variety of sectors, including retail, hospitality, restaurant, shopping, hotel and others.