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Business owner Alexander Fernandes knows a thing or two about growing companies. The Vancouver serial entrepreneur has done it four times, most recently as CEO of Avigilon Corp., which makes high-definition surveillance systems.
Business owner Alexander Fernandes knows a thing or two about growing companies. The Vancouver serial entrepreneur has done it four times, most recently as CEO of Avigilon Corp., which makes high-definition surveillance systems.
(Rafal Gerszak/Rafal Gerszak for The Globe and Mail)

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Avigilon a Canadian tech IPO success story

In a country so dominated by resources, Avigilon Corp. stands out as an undeniable winner. And it’s a tech stock.

Over the twelve months since going public, the Vancouver-based company’s shares have soared nearly 130 per cent. Better yet, almost all of those gains were realized in the past six months.