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QuickMobile tops list of Canada's 50 fastest-growing tech firms

QuickMobile, a developer of secure mobile event apps, and newcomer to Deloitte's 16th annual Fast 50 list, topped this year's ranking with a growth rate of 10,444 per cent. The Vancouver-based company, established in 2006, provides an engaging event experience for conferences, trade shows and event-goers.

The Fast 50 program recognizes Canadian technology companies for technological innovation, entrepreneurship, rapid growth and leadership.

Placing second is Kitchener-based Miovision that creates intelligent solutions to address the challenges facing today's global transportation networks, followed by Shopify, one of the country's leading e-commerce website solutions from Ottawa in the third spot.

The average growth rate of this year's Fast 50 list was 832 per cent, down from 1,953 per cent in 2012 and a decrease from 5,272 per cent in 2011. The complete list of Technology Fast 50 winners can be found in the chart below.

2013 Technology Fast 50 winners highlights:

• Ten companies made their fourth consecutive appearance on the list this year;

BlackBerry has made the Technology Fast 50 list for all 16 years of the program;

• Both PointClickCare (Wescom Solutions) and Solium have placed on the list for six years;

CarProof and GuestLogix have each placed on the list for five consecutive years (2009-2013);

HootSuite has been selected for a second year as a Company to Watch winner.

Rank Growth Company Name City Province
1 10,444% QuickMobile Vancouver B.C.
2 6,839% Miovision Technologies Inc Kitchener Ontario
3 2,163% Shopify Ottawa Ontario
4 1,801% Avigilon Corporation Vancouver B.C.
5 1,681% 5N Plus inc. Saint-Laurent Quebec
6 1,660% Accedian Networks Saint-Laurent Quebec
7 1,445% Acquisio Inc. Brossard Quebec
8 1,282% Real Matters Markham Ontario
9 943% Achievers Toronto Ontario
10 858% Securefact Toronto Ontario
11 776% EcoSynthetix Inc. Burlington Ontario
12 750% Teradici Burnaby B.C.
13 657% Clevest Richmond B.C.
14 641% Boréalis Magog Quebec
15 537% Stingray Digital Group Montreal Quebec
16 471% Connexon Telecom Inc. Montreal Quebec
17 403% SherWeb Sherbrooke Quebec
18 399% Geotab Inc. Oakville Ontario
19 395% Solace Systems Kanata Ontario
20 381% VIZIYA Corporation Hamilton Ontario
21 354% Global Relay Vancouver B.C.
22 352% QHR Technologies Inc Kelowna B.C.
23 329% Symbility Solutions Toronto Ontario
24 326% Doxim Markham Ontario
25 311% Haivision Network Video Montreal Quebec
Rank Growth Company Name City Province
26 288% TransGaming Toronto Ontario
27 263% CarProof London Ontario
28 258% Distech Controls Inc. Brossard Quebec
29 254% Tantalus Systems Corp. Burnaby B.C.
30 253% Intelex Technologies Inc. Toronto Ontario
31 251% GeoDigital International Inc. Hamilton Ontario
31 251% iBwave Saint-Laurent Quebec
31 251% PointClickCare (Wescom Solutions Inc.) Mississauga Ontario
34 247% Energate Ottawa Ontario
35 233% NexJ Systems Inc. Toronto Ontario
36 232% H2O Innovation Inc. Quebec Quebec
37 227% Vital Insights Mississauga Ontario
38 207% BlackBerry Waterloo Ontario
39 204% GuestLogix Toronto Ontario
40 198% Opsens Inc. Québec Quebec
41 196% TIO Networks Vancouver B.C.
42 195% Solium Capital Calgary Alberta
43 191% Terapeak Victoria B.C.
44 183% RevenueWire Victoria B.C.
45 177% Prophix Mississauga Ontario
46 174% Yardstick Testing & Training Edmonton Alberta
47 169% Aimetis Corporation Waterloo Ontario
47 169% 3esi Calgary Alberta
49 166% IntelliResponse Systems Inc. Toronto Ontario
50 163% TITUS Ottawa Ontario

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