Filemobile ranked No.8 on the Profit HOT 50 Emerging Growth Companies



    Leads the way for new Software as a Service (SaaS) companies in Canada

    TORONTO, Sept. 29 /CNW/ - Filemobile, a leading social media and
networking platform provider, has emerged as one of Canada's fastest growing
companies according to the 9th annual PROFIT HOT 50 ranking.
    "We are honored and delighted to be named to the PROFIT HOT 50 list as
the eighth emerging growth company in Canada," said Chris Becker CEO,
Filemobile. "As a self-funded company, we recognize the need to manage our
growth and yet expand our business quickly to enable customers to take
advantage of the tremendous opportunities in the social media space."
    Filemobile provides services and tools for media companies, brands, and
digital agencies. It enables clients to collect, manage, and monetize content,
making it simple to leverage social media and engage customers. Filemobile
software powers some of the most popular online campaigns in Canada, including
CBC's Canada Hockey Anthem Challenge.
    CBC's Hockey Night in Canada Anthem Challenge
(cbcsports.ca/anthemchallenge) was a cross-country search, which called on all
Canadians to be part of hockey history by composing the next theme song for
CBC's Hockey Night in Canada. The end result has been the most successful user
generated contest in Canadian history with 14,685 songs submitted. The site's
user generated content tools and media delivery was powered by Filemobile's
Media Factory. To date the site has delivered 12.4 million page views to over
566,000 unique visitors since its launch June 30th.(1)
    Media Factory powers and tracks several other campaigns across the web
for such clients as:

    
    -   CTV - Live the Drama (http://livethedrama.ctv.ca)
    -   Muchmusic - Showmeyours.tv Community (http://showmeyours.tv)
    -   Molson - Molson Dry Association of Party Pros
        (http://www.molsondry.com)
    

    "The PROFIT HOT 50 companies illustrate the ingenuity and vitality of
Canada's entrepreneurial sector," says editor Ian Portsmouth. "Anyone who
wants to start or grow a business can draw much inspiration and many lessons
from the HOT 50."
    The PROFIT HOT 50 is the definitive ranking of Canada's Emerging Growth
Companies. Published in the October issue of PROFIT magazine and online at
PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT HOT 50 ranks young firms by two-year revenue
growth.

    About Filemobile

    A leading social media and networking platform provider, Filemobile's
mission is to arm businesses with the technology and services to power the
online revolution and engage with anyone - anytime, anywhere. This includes
powering multiple formats of campaigns for clients in areas such as broadband
video, user-generated content and social networking, all from a single
platform. Visit Filemobile at www.filemobile.com.

    About PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success

    PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success, is Canada's preeminent
publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small
and mid-sized businesses. For more than 25 years, Canadian entrepreneurs
across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because
it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them
increase their revenues, boost their profitability and get the recognition
they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Published six
times a year by Rogers Publishing Ltd., PROFIT is distributed almost
exclusively to the chief executives of companies with 5 - 250 employees and
annual revenue of $1 million to $25 million, reaching more than 300,000
readers across Canada. Visit PROFIT online at www.PROFITmagazine.ca.

    (1) Source: CBC Research





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For further information: Tina Quelch, Calador Communications, (416)
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