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Ottawa may be a government town, but there’s plenty of business being done in the nation’s capital. Leading the charge: the city’s representatives on the 2016 PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

The 19 firms headquartered in the National Capital Region on this year’s ranking grew their revenues an average of 664% between 2010 and 2015, creating an additional 1,970 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs over that period. Collectively they employed 5,727 full-time and 287 part-time employees in 2015.

Here is the complete list of Ottawa’s Fastest Growing Companies for 2016.

1. You.i TV

PROFIT 500: No. 15
Head Office: Ottawa, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 4453%
Revenue (2015): $5–10 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 90

What it does: Creates software that enables cross-platform media application development

2. BBG Management Corp.

PROFIT 500: No. 39
Head Office: Ottawa, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 2033%
Revenue (2015): $5–10 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 65

What it does: Provides recruiting services to public- and private-sector clients in Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean

3. Napkyn

PROFIT 500: No. 78
Head Office: Ottawa, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 985%
Revenue (2015): $2–5 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 14

What it does: Provides digital analytics to large enterprises

4. Ontario Rental and Supply

PROFIT 500: No. 100
Head Office: Kanata, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 712%
Revenue (2015): $5–10 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 41

What it does: Rents and sells construction equipment

5. A Hundred Answers

PROFIT 500: No. 104
Head Office: Ottawa, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 682%
Revenue (2015): $5–10 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 55

What it does: Provides IT and management-consulting services for public- and private-sector clients

6. Iceberg Networks

PROFIT 500: No. 113
Head Office: Kanata, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 650%
Revenue (2015): $5–10 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 22

What it does: Provides risk-management software and services for government and financial institutions

7. Pythian

PROFIT 500: No. 151
Head Office: Ottawa, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 437%
Revenue (2015): $50–100 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 394

What it does: Provides IT services for businesses

8. Avaleris

PROFIT 500: No. 153
Head Office: Ottawa, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 435%
Revenue (2015): $2–5 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 32

What it does: Provides IT services related to identity and access management systems for large organizations

9. Orangutech

PROFIT 500: No. 156
Head Office: Ottawa, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 434%
Revenue (2015): $2–5 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 29

What it does: Provides IT consulting services for organizations, with a specialization in Microsoft products

10. D-Squared Construction

PROFIT 500: No. 193
Head Office: Ottawa, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 308%
Revenue (2015): $10–20 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 65

What it does: Provides road and infrastructure construction services

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Other fast-growing companies from the National Capital Region on the 2016 PROFIT 500:

11. The KTL Group (No. 219); 12. MaxSys Staffing & Consulting (No. 231); 13. PrecisionERP (No. 249); 14. Aqua Drain Sewer Services (No. 263); 15. Superna (No. 303); 16. Shared (No. 338); 17. Epiphan Video (No. 450); 18. Sport Systems Canada (No. 491); 19. Iron Horse Security (No. 499).

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