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Canada's Hottest Startups

This year’s PROFIT HOT 50 have grown so fast you’d think we were in an economic boom. Meet a group of young entrepreneurial stars behind the most promising businesses in Canada

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Rank Company Revenue Growth % Business activity $ Revenue 2012 Employees 2012
1 Chango Inc. 9,630 Digital advertising buying platform CAD 10-20M 62
2 Pure Energies Group Inc. 8,939 Installs and operates home solar-power systems CAD 5-10M 68
3 Buytopia.ca 6,426 Daily deal website CAD 6,525,960 43
4 Smoke NV Inc. 6,103 Manufactures nicotine-free electronic cigarettes CAD 5-10M 36
5 Just Quality International Inc. 3,392 Imports and distributes frozen vegetables CAD 16,289,914 6
6 Sterling Cross Defense Systems Corp. 3,360 Makes and distributes military and law-enforcement products CAD 2-5M 11
7 Magnet Forensics Inc. 2,727 Develops forensic software for police and intelligence agencies CAD 2-5M 21
8 Greenlife Water Corp. 2,169 Rents household water-filtration systems CAD 2-5M 20
9 Secure Sense Solutions Inc. 1,752 IT security CAD 1,851,925 11
10 Sandstorm Gold Ltd. 1,677 Finances gold-mining firms USD 55,943,000 20
11 ScribbleLive (Scribble Technologies Inc.) 1,266 Software for real-time online publishing by media firms and PR agencies CAD 2-5M 47
12 TDot Performance Ltd. 1,236 Online retailer of automotive performance products CAD 500K-2M 5
13 Redwood Strategic Inc. 1,149 Marketing agency specializing in Generation Y CAD 2-5M 20
14 EMcision International Inc. 1,067 Manufactures medical devices to treat cancer CAD 500K-2M 8
15 Henkaa Inc. 1,022 Designs, manufactures and retails women’s fashions CAD 500K-2M 13
16 Taleo Project Services Inc. 984 Contract professional staffing agency CAD 6,287,909 40
17 PharmaFreak Technologies Inc. 965 Makes and distributes sports-nutrition supplements CAD 5-10M 8
18 Brand Momentum Inc. 925 Outsourced sales and marketing services CAD 10-20M 304
19 Mobile Data Technologies Ltd. 896 Makes control systems for the oil and gas sector CAD 5-10M 25
20 Backstage Commerce Inc. 894 Makes and imports professional hair-care products CAD 2-5M 9
21 Zomaron Merchant Services 841 Processes credit- and debit-card payments CAD 4,820,988 113
22 CanaFlora (Stream Consult Canada Corp.) 734 Online flower and gift delivery service CAD 2,089,780 9
23 Western Manufacturing Ltd. 727 Makes storage tanks for the oil and gas sector CAD 64,666,832 102
24 Adroit Overseas Enterprises Ltd. 715 Imports and exports food commodities USD 2-5M 3
25 YOUi Labs Inc. 689 Develops user-interface software for mobile devices CAD 500K-2M 21
26 Kela Medical Inc. 687 Provides medical-record smartcards and health-care IT consulting CAD 787,231 15
27 UB Media Inc. 681 Indoor advertising network CAD 2-5M 30
28 Anstice Communications Inc. 634 Public relations agency CAD 500K-2M 6
29 gShift Labs Inc. 581 Develops software for search engine optimization CAD 500K-2M 17
30 FundRazr (ConnectionPoint Systems Inc.) 574 Crowdfunding website and Facebook app to fundraise for diverse causes CAD 748,285 13
31 Enviropaving Corp. 567 Franchises a service using recycled tires to resurface driveways CAD 2,929,985 6
32 Knightsbridge Foreign Exchange Inc. 564 Currency exchange and money transfer CAD 500K-2M 6
33 Pinnacle Wealth Brokers Inc. 538 Exempt-market securities dealer CAD 10-20M 129
34 SecureKey Technologies Inc. 525 Security software for authentication, payment and identity in online transactions CAD 10-20M 126
35 tbk Creative (Tagged by Kindness Inc.) 503 Web design and social-media marketing agency CAD 500K-2M 9
36 Ideon Media (Vendustry Inc.) 502 Digital advertising network CAD 2-5M 13
37 Ontario Solar Provider Inc. 499 Builds solar-power projects CAD 2-5M 26
38 Procima Experts Inc. 488 Business intelligence consulting CAD 2-5M 30
39 LiveOutThere.com 472 Online retailer of outdoor activities products CAD 500K-2M 15
40 ATD Legal Services Professional Corp. 463 Discount legal services CAD 2-5M 43
41 Shift IT Solutions Inc. 454 Managed IT services provider CAD 500K-2M 8
42 R3 Deconstruction & Demolition Inc. 453 Sustainable demolition CAD 2-5M 22
43 360incentives.com Canada ULC 447 Web-based management of channel promotions CAD 3,348,538 55
44 Teema Solutions Group Inc. 420 IT staffing agency CAD 30,004,867 70
45 Pure Global Imports Inc. 393 Imports and distributes liquor products CAD 500K-2M 6
46 Merrit Capital Corp. 380 Equipment financing brokerage CAD 1,047,473 10
47 Koru Distribution 371 Distributes eco-friendly, non-toxic consumer products CAD 812,695 2
48 William Standen Co. 368 Home-renovation design and manufacturing CAD 731,304 4
49 Bnotions (Bogaroo Inc.) 355 Develops mobile, social and web apps CAD 2-5M 51
50 Blanket Home Warranty Ltd. 351 Provides residential warranty coverage for home builders CAD 2-5M 10