- Company co-founded by Corrine Sandler and Marketing Maven Tony Chapman, Sees Incredible 453% Growth over 2009 -
TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Fresh Intelligence, Canada's most innovative market research company, has been unveiled as No. 20 on the 13th annual PROFIT HOT 50, the definitive ranking of Canada's Top New 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.
Fresh Intelligence, an intelligence gathering company that empowers decision makers with immediate, actionable and innovative market research, made the PROFIT HOT 50 list with two-year revenue growth of 453%.
"As thrilled as we are to receive this recognition, our most important metrics are attracting, growing and retaining tier one clients, and creating a culture where the best research minds can thrive," says Corrine Sandler, CEO of Fresh Intelligence.
"Corrine is one of the most visionary entrepreneurs I have met in my 30 year career," says Co-Founder Tony Chapman. "Fresh Intelligence is leveraging Internet and mobile platforms to revolutionize research. Quite simply they have proven to clients in Canada, United States and now globally that Fresh Intelligence and Insights matters most in a marketplace drowning in a sea of sameness."
"A talented and diverse group of entrepreneurs have built this year's HOT 50 companies," says Ian Portsmouth, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of PROFIT. "Their creativity and ambition spell a bright future for their businesses, and point the way to success in Canada's ever-challenging economy."
Founded in 2004, Fresh Intelligence is a leader in the market research industry, delivering results to clients in only 48 hours—unprecedented in the field. Fresh Intelligence is able to meet clients' insight needs solely through an extensive in-house team of world class analysts, research designers, programmers and strategists. Clients include Sun Life Financial, Pepsi, Nestle and Disney.
In 2010, Fresh Intelligence grew from one to ten employees at a revenue growth rate of 262%. In 2011, it grew by 52% and is forecasted to grow exponentially in the next five years. Currently the company is expanding globally, opening offices in Russia and the United Kingdom.
CEO Corrine Sandler is nominee for RBC Woman Entrepreneur of the year (2012), and Women's 100 Profit Nominee (2012). She is a highly sought after speaker and writer, regularly writing for trade magazines Strategy and Marketing and industry publications Vue (MRIA) and Canadian Grocer. Corrine is recognized as a leader in her field internationally - most recently as a keynote speaker at CEE Research Forum (Poland, 2012), ESOMAR (Brussels, Belgium 2011), ESOMAR (Melbourne, Australia, 2011) and was voted best presenter at a Global Conference in Berlin (2011). In addition to her extensive speaking and writing engagements, Corrine is a faculty member of the Path to Purchase, USA and an Advisory Board Member for Humber College's Research program in Toronto.
Follow Fresh Intelligence on Twitter @FreshIntel, and through regular insightful blogs at www.freshintelligence.com. PROFIT HOT 50 Twitter hashtag is #HOT50.
About Fresh Intelligence:
Fresh Intelligence is an intelligence gathering company that empowers decision makers with immediate, actionable and innovative market research. Ranked #20 on PROFIT Magazine's Hot 50 in 2012, Fresh Intelligence delivers research data that challenges the status quo and transforms your business. Fresh Intelligence is recognized by Fortune 500 companies for fast turnarounds, innovative research methodology and commitment to solving client needs. We think differently, act immediately and innovate constantly. www.freshintelligence.com
About PROFIT Magazine and PROFITguide.com
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 30 years, Canadian entrepreneurs and senior managers 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 achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at www.PROFITguide.com.
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