Buyatab Online Inc., a leader in digital gifting, is excited to announce today that we ranked #2 overall on the 29th annual PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

In addition to being ranked the second fastest-growing company overall, Buyatab earned top honors as the #1 software company in Canada and, the fastest-growing company in Vancouver.  Canadian Business and PROFIT Magazine’s annual PROFIT 500, is the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.  Published in the October issue of Maclean’s magazine and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

Buyatab made the 2017 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 18,662%.  An even more notable achievement, considering Buyatab ranked #3 on last year’s Profit 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 10,735%.

“It is never easy to earn a spot on the PROFIT 500, but this year’s applicant pool was the most competitive yet,” says Deborah Aarts, PROFIT 500 program manager. “This year’s winners demonstrate the resilience, innovation and sheer management smarts it takes to build a thriving business today.  Canada—and the world—needs more entrepreneurial success stories like these.”

“We are thrilled to have placed near the top of the PROFIT 500 ranking for a second consecutive year,” said Johann F. Tergesen, Buyatab’s CEO adding, “Buyatab’s rapid growth can be attributed to our dynamic team, and our strong merchant partners, who have embraced innovative online gift-giving solutions.”

Buyatab also notes that it’s founder and chief operating officer, Matias Marquez, was recently selected as a 2017 Top 40 Under 40 honoree.  Buyatab is also a finalist in the 2017 Emerging Payments Awards, which will be announced in London, England on October 5th.

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About the PROFIT 500
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About Buyatab
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 and delivered to recipients via email or text message, leveraging the rapid growth in mobile device and social media use. Buyatab’s technology has full compatibility with mobile wallets such as Apple Wallet and Google Pay. 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.

View the published press release here.