Deloitte last night announced the winners of its Technology Fast 50 rankings, and two Finovate and FinDEVr alums made the cut.
The Technology Fast 50 awards, which are split across three categories, recognize achievements and evolution in the Canadian tech sector.
First up is Thinking Capital which achieved a Fast 50 award*. This award lists the 50 fastest growing Canadian technology companies based on the highest percentage of revenue growth over the past five years.
Thinking Capital’s alternative lending platform has helped more than 10,000 SME’s gain access to capital. The company offers merchant advances and term loans up to $300,000.
- Growth: 144%
- Ranking: 50
- Headquarters: Montreal, Quebec
- Thinking Capital presented at FinDEVr San Francisco 2015
Flybits was listed among 11 others in the Companies to Watch category, which is based on the same criteria for the Fast 50 award without requiring the company to be in business for 5 years.
Flybits helps financial institutions deliver a more personalized mobile experience by leveraging all aspects of a user’s context.
- Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario
- Funding: $4 million
- Flybits debuted at FinovateFall 2015
*Qualifying companies must have: headquarters in Canada, been in business for at least five years, revenues of at least $5 million, their own proprietary technology, research and development activities in Canada.