Canadian Business

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    Canadian Business and Maclean’s ranked FreshWorks Studio No. 7 on the 2019 Startup 50 ranking. see more

    Canadian Business and Maclean’s have ranked FreshWorks Studio 7th on the 2019 Startup 50 ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies. Serving as a companion list to the longstanding Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies and produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Startup 50 ranks younger companies on two-year revenue growth.


    “The 2019 Startup 50 winners suggest the future of Canadian entrepreneurship is extremely bright. They have brought new offerings to market, created indelible brands and disrupted established business models—all in an extremely short period of time,” says Beth Fraser, Startup 50 and Growth 500 program manager. “Any aspiring entrepreneur should look to their stories for inspiration.”


    “On the 2018 Startup 50 ranking we were No. 30, and this year we came in at No. 7,” says Sam Mod, FreshWorks Studio CEO. “It has been an exciting journey again this year and our team will continue to work hard to create the best digital solutions for our clients. Being recognized by such an established organization is very humbling and I believe it reflects the strength and dedication of our team.”


    Ranking on the Startup 50 is only one of the list of awards the Vancouver Island based company took home this year. Among others are the Viatec Employer of the Year award and the Company of the Year - Growth Success awarded by the BC Tech Association at the Technology Impact Awards. Earlier this year, FreshWorks Studio co-founder Sam Mod was also presented with the Entrepreneur award at the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards.


    About FreshWorks Studio: FreshWorks Studio specializes in designing and developing elegant and high quality mobile and web apps for startups, enterprises and government organizations. Their team of 60 passionate designers and developers are headquartered in Victoria BC, with offices in Vancouver and Seattle.


    For more information on FreshWorks Studio, please visit 

    Media contact: Lisa Stappert,

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    SendtoNews Ranks No. 4th overall on the 2018 Growth 500, and first out of all media companies see more

    Canadian Business and  Maclean’s have ranked SendtoNews (STN) No.4 on the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s fastest-growing Companies.  SendtoNews increased revenue of 8,388% over the past 5 years.  Along with this, STN ranked 1st overall in the Marketing and Media category, repeating its success from 2017.

    “SendtoNews is thrilled to be listed among some of the top companies in the country on the Growth 500 for the second year in a row,” says Matthew Watson, CEO of SendtoNews. “This tremendous achievement is thanks to everyone at STN and shared with all of our publisher, sales and content partners as well. We wish to also thank Canadian Business and Maclean’s for this honour”, added Watson.

    SendtoNews 2017/18 achievements include a partnership with Rogers Media to distribute NHL and Sportsnet content across Canada, the widespread release of a new AI powered video player that has been proven to improve revenue and engagement for publishers, as well as ranking second overall for total videos viewed and unique viewers in the U.S. comScore rankings.

    “The companies on the 2018 Growth 500 are truly remarkable. Demonstrating foresight, innovation and smart management, their stories serve as a primer for how to build a successful entrepreneurial business today,” says Deborah Aarts, Growth 500 program manager. “As we celebrate 30 years of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.” 

    Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. Growth 500 winners, including SendtoNews, are now profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at and

    About the Growth 500 

    For 30 years, the Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies has been Canada’s most respected and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Developed by PROFIT and now published in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean’s magazine) and online at and, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian companies on five-year revenue growth. For more information on the ranking, visit 

    About SendtoNews

    SendtoNews is North America’s leading sports video and advertising platform. The company has created an expanding publisher network that now includes more than 1500 sports news properties across North America.

    SendtoNews currently generates over 150 million monthly video views through the distribution of exclusive and semi-exclusive content from 75+ sports leagues, including top tier organizations such as the MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL, PGA TOUR, NCAA and Premier League Soccer.

    SendtoNews has offices in New York, San Francisco, Toronto, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Victoria, British Columbia, and ranks 2nd on comScore for Unique Viewers and Total Videos Viewed in digital sports video.

    For brand advertising inquiries, email For content distribution inquiries, please email For more details, visit or call toll free 855.590.1991.

    Media Contact:

    David Davies