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What a difference a few lines of code can make. Software development accounts for a tenth of the spots on the 2015 PROFIT 500 Ranking of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies, with nine companies boosting revenue by over 1,000% percent over the last five years.

The 51 software firms on this year’s ranking grew their revenues an average of 740% between 2009 and 2014, creating an additional 5,045 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs over that period. Collectively they employed 7,078 full-time and 159 part-time employees in 2014.

Here is the complete list of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Software Development Companies for 2015.

1. Enflick

PROFIT 500 Rank: 9
Head Office: Waterloo, Ont.
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 5,186%
Chief Executive(s): Derek Ting
FTE Employees: 35

Distributes free calling and texting apps and provides mobile wireless services

2. ScribbleLive

PROFIT 500 Rank: 10
Head Office: Toronto
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 4,887%
Chief Executive(s): Vincent Mifsud
FTE Employees: 90

Content marketing and live publishing software platform

3. 360incentives

PROFIT 500 Rank: 13
Head Office: Whitby, Ont.
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 4,301%
Chief Executive(s): Jason Atkins
FTE Employees: 108

Fulfils incentives and rebate programs for manufacturers and distributors

4. Traction on Demand

PROFIT 500 Rank: 21
Head Office: Burnaby, B.C.
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 2,995%
Chief Executive(s): Greg Malpass & Mike Winterfield
FTE Employees: 99

Develops and consults on cloud-based software, focused on SalesForce

5. Demac Media

PROFIT 500 Rank: 29
Head Office: Toronto
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 2,537%
Chief Executive(s): Matthew Bertulli
FTE Employees: 45

Provides design, development and strategy services for e-commerce platforms

6. Bnotions

PROFIT 500 Rank: 39
Head Office: Toronto
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 1,967%
Chief Executive(s): Paul Crowe
FTE Employees: 35

Developer of web, mobile and analytics products. Recently acquired by Symbillity Solutions

7. Avigilon

PROFIT 500 Rank: 46
Head Office: Vancouver
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 1,508%
Chief Executive(s): Alexander Fernandes
FTE Employees: 696

Provides security services

8. Mirego

PROFIT 500 Rank: 62
Head Office: Quebec City
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 1,096%
Chief Executive(s): Albert Dang-Vu
FTE Employees: 34

Provides technology consultation services

9. You.i

PROFIT 500 Rank: 65
Head Office: Kanata, Ont.
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 1,079%
Chief Executive(s): Jason Flick
FTE Employees: 64

Provides user-interface engine and design services for TV providers

10. DevFacto Technologies

PROFIT 500 Rank: 78
Head Office: Edmonton
Five-year revenue growth (2009–2014): 944%
Chief Executive(s): Chris Izquierdo
FTE Employees: 115

Provides IT consulting services

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The Next 15:

11. Achievers

PROFIT 500 Rank: 83

Develops employee rewards and recognition software. Recently acquired by Blackhawk Network

12. VIZIYA Corp

PROFIT 500 Rank: 87

Provides software to manage maintenance workflows

13. Big Blue Bubble

PROFIT 500 Rank: 116

Creates digital video games

14. Symbility Solutions

PROFIT 500 Rank: 131

Provider of cloud-based insurance software

15. Q4 Web Systems

PROFIT 500 Rank: 134

Develops investor relations websites and other digital communications tools

16. The Working Group

PROFIT 500 Rank: 137

Designs digital apps for clients in media and technology

17. Innobec

PROFIT 500 Rank: 150

Offers custom software development

18. Superna

PROFIT 500 Rank: 161

Disaster recovery software developer

19. Clevest Solutions

PROFIT 500 Rank: 172

Develops software for mobile workforce management and smart grid operations

20. Copperleaf

PROFIT 500 Rank: 181

Develops software for asset investment planning and management

21. theScore

PROFIT 500 Rank: 191

Builds mobile apps to provide breaking news and results to sports fans

22. Architech

PROFIT 500 Rank: 195

Software design and development

23. Intelex Technologies

PROFIT 500 Rank: 196

Offers environmental, health and safety, and quality management software

24. Etelesolv

PROFIT 500 Rank: 200

Provides telecom and IT expense management software

25. Solium Capital

PROFIT 500 Rank: 202

Develops software to manage equity compensation plans

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Other fast-growing software companies on the 2015 PROFIT 500:

26. Doxim (PROFIT 500 Rank: 224), 27. VistaVu Solutions (PROFIT 500 Rank: 226), 28. Turbulent (PROFIT 500 Rank: 242), 29. Fusion Retail Analytics (PROFIT 500 Rank: 249), 30. Aversan (PROFIT 500 Rank: 260), 31. Yardstick Software (PROFIT 500 Rank: 270), 32. Aquatic Informatics (PROFIT 500 Rank: 274), 33. Emyode (PROFIT 500 Rank: 277), 34. ResponseTek Networks (PROFIT 500 Rank: 278), 35. Silver Creek Software (PROFIT 500 Rank: 282), 36. iQmetrix (PROFIT 500 Rank: 288), 37. RevenueWire (PROFIT 500 Rank: 300), 38. Enghouse Systems (PROFIT 500 Rank: 308), 39. Prophix (PROFIT 500 Rank: 316), 40. Splice Software (PROFIT 500 Rank: 318), 41. Scarsin (PROFIT 500 Rank: 350), 42. Crawford Technologies (PROFIT 500 Rank: 366), 43. iVedha (PROFIT 500 Rank: 371), 44. Binary Stream Software (PROFIT 500 Rank: 372), 45. Microdea (PROFIT 500 Rank: 375), 46. Vision Critical (PROFIT 500 Rank: 376), 47. Encore Business Solutions (PROFIT 500 Rank: 377), 48. LawDepot.com (PROFIT 500 Rank: 382), 49. LifeLearn (PROFIT 500 Rank: 413), 50. Vital Insights (PROFIT 500 Rank: 433), 51. Terapeak (PROFIT 500 Rank: 472).

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