Ranked one of North America's Fastest Growing Companies on Deloitte's 2015 Technology Fast 500™
TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Thinking Capital, Canada's leader in alternative financing for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), announced today that it ranked as one of Canada's fastest growing technology companies in the 18th annual Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ awards for demonstrating bold innovation, dedicated leadership and strong growth.
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program celebrates leaders in the Canadian technology industry and tracks the successful growth of Canadian-grown leaders. The program augments the broader Deloitte North American Technology Fast 500™ initiative with winners automatically eligible for this elite ranking.
Thinking Capital's CEO Jeff Mitelman credits its innovative and advanced proprietary software, algorithms and technology with the company's revenue growth. "As pioneers and innovators in Canada's financial technology and alternative lending space, we have always pushed our technology to the limits to allow Canadian SMBs to access capital more quickly and easily, making us an ideal lender for business owners."
"Fast 50 companies are innovators that transform great ideas into stunning realities," said Robert Nardi, Technology Media and Telecommunications Managing Partner for Deloitte Canada. "Their passion and determination makes them all inspiring success stories. They are vital to the Canadian technology sector."
To qualify for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ ranking companies must have been in business for at least four years, have revenues of at least $5 million, be headquartered in Canada, own proprietary technology, conduct research and have development activities in Canada, and invest a minimum of five per cent of gross revenues in R&D.
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program is Canada's pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features three distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50™ Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies in business less than five years, with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ candidate) and the Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership and innovation within the industry.) Program sponsors include Deloitte, Bank of Montreal, Bennett Jones and OMERS Ventures and Vistara Capital Partners. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
About Thinking Capital
Thinking Capital, a leader in the Canadian fintech industry, is focused on reinventing the way small businesses access credit. Since 2006, it has helped more than 10,000 small-to-medium-sized Canadian businesses reach their full potential. By combining industry experts and technology, Thinking Capital is transforming the opportunity for business owners to obtain capital to ultimately grow their business through speed and convenience. For more information, visit https://www.thinkingcapital.ca/.
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For further information: Roshni Wijayasinha, Thinking Capital, [email protected]