Sept. 4, 2019 (Saskatoon, CANADA) – Vendasta is proud to be named among the CIX Top 10 Growth companies.

The Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) delivered its ‘Top 20 Early’ and ‘Top 10 Growth’ lists on BNN Bloomberg Wednesday morning. Companies are chosen by a selection committee of technology industry experts and investors from across Canada.

This is the second consecutive year Vendasta has been honored by CIX, having been named among the CIX Top 20 in 2018. It’s the first year that the Canadian Innovation Exchange has curated two programs: the CIX Top 20 Early, for companies with net revenue less than $5 million CAD or who have raised less than $10 million, and the CIX Top 10 Growth program for late stage companies.

“The CIX brings together some of the most passionate and driven people in Canadian technology and it is an honor for Vendasta to be recognized,” said Vendasta CEO Brendan King. “Very few Canadian technology companies are reaching the ‘scaling’ stage, and it’s fantastic to see CIX recognizing companies that are reaching this milestone.”

The list of companies honored in the CIX Top 10 Growth program are:

– AlayaCare, Montreal
– ApplyBoard, Kitchener
– Bold Commerce, Winnipeg
– Flybits, Toronto
– League, Toronto
– Platterz Inc, Toronto
– Q4 Inc., Toronto
– Sensibill, Toronto
– TouchBistro, Toronto
– Vendasta, Saskatoon

See both lists here.

CIX Canadian Innovation Exchange said 433 profiles were submitted for consideration from across Canada. Companies were chosen based on a number of key factors, including product/service offering, depth of management, market opportunity, and business model.

“Expanding to include a dedicated Growth-stage category allows us to identify and showcase more great Canadian companies and attract new stages of investors and sources of capital to CIX,” said Lauren Linton, Executive Director of CIX. “This year’s cohort of early and growth-stage companies is very impressive and we look forward to showcasing them at CIX.”

Executives of each company will present to more than 700 investors and peers in the North American technology ecosystem at CIX 2019 from Oct. 16-17. Alongside the showcases will be dynamic keynotes and sessions led by top tech business leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs.

 

About the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX):

CIX is an annual curation program and two-day conference which showcases Canada’s most promising early stage and scaling startups. In its 12th year, invited delegates are North American VCs, corporates, private equity investors and advisors. CIX is Canada’s largest tech startup investment conference, taking place in downtown Toronto, Oct 16-17, 2019.

About Vendasta:

Vendasta is a software company that builds a platform for helping local businesses with their digital needs. Sold exclusively through channel partners — including agencies, broadcasters, publishers, banks, telecoms, and more — the Vendasta platform enables sales professionals to brand it as their own and provide re-sellable products and services to local businesses around the world. Vendasta has been named one of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Canada and one of the top 500 fastest growing companies in North America by Deloitte. It has also been listed on Canadian Business Magazine’s Growth 500 for three consecutive years. For more information, visit www.vendasta.com.

 

Vendasta Media Contact:

Dani Mario
Director of Corporate Marketing & Communications
Vendasta
+1-306-955-5512 (ext. 289)
dmario@vendasta.com

CIX Media Contact:

Peter Jones
pjones@brunico.com
416 408-2300 x 238

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