TORONTO – September 27, 2019 – CrowdRiff, the leading visual marketing platform for travel and tourism brands, is ranked 40th on the inaugural Report on Business list of Canada’s Top Growing Companies. CrowdRiff earned its spot on the list of 400 companies based on three years of revenue growth of 1,274%.
“Since launching five years ago, our company has grown to become a leader in travel technology,” said Dan Holowack, co-founder and CEO of CrowdRiff. “Being included in this inaugural ranking by The Globe and Mail reinforces our continued focus on innovation, our incredible leadership team’s drive for consistent company growth, and our dedicated employees who are known for putting our customers above all else.”
Launched in 2019, the list of Canada’s Top Growing Companies celebrates entrepreneurial achievement in Canada by identifying and amplifying the success of the country’s growth-minded, independent businesses. The full list of 2019 winners, and accompanying editorial coverage, is published in the October issue of Report on Business magazine and online at tgam.ca/TopGrowing.
“We created the Canada’s Top Growing Companies program because we believe there is much Report on Business readers can learn from the successes of the country’s best entrepreneurs,” says Derek DeCloet, Editor of Report on Business and Executive Editor at The Globe and Mail. “We’re excited to be telling their stories.”
“The 400 companies on the inaugural Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies ranking demonstrate ambition, innovation and tremendous business acumen,” says Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail. “Their contributions to the economy help to make Canada a better place, and warrant commendation.”
This is the latest recognition for CrowdRiff. Over the past year, the company has been named a Skift Top Travel Startup to Watch for 2019; one of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies on the 2019 Startup 50 ranking for the second consecutive year; one of Canada’s Top 100 Small & Medium Employers; and the Top Canadian Tech Startup at the 2018 Metabridge X event. CrowdRiff also made the 2018 list of Canada’s Best Workplaces™ for Millennials; earned a spot on the 2018 list of Best Workplaces in Technology by Great Place to Work®; and was named on the 2019 list of Best Workplaces™ for Women.
CrowdRiff is an AI-powered content marketing platform purpose-built for the travel and tourism industry. The platform combines content discovery, digital asset management, and content delivery tools that enable marketers to source and share top performing visuals with their respective audiences, at scale. To date, CrowdRiff has processed over 500 million images, and the company currently works with over 700 leading travel and tourism brands globally, including Destination BC, Colorado Tourism Office, CityPASS and the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions.
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