– Canadian Business unveils 2018 list of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies —
Anjou (September 13, 2018) Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked R2i No. 38 on the 2018 Startup 50 ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies. Serving as a companion list to the long-standing Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies and produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Startup 50 ranks younger companies on two-year revenue growth. Startup 50 winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at CanadianBusiness.com.
R2i made the 2018 Startup 50 list with two-year revenue growth of more than 380%.
“The 2018 Startup 50 winners suggest the future of Canadian entrepreneurship is extremely bright. They have brought new offerings to market, created indelible brands and disrupted established business models—all in an extremely short period of time,” says Deborah Aarts, Startup 50 and Growth 500 program manager. “Any aspiring entrepreneur should look to their stories for inspiration.”
R2i is honoured to be on the Startup 50 ranking,” says President Benoit Martel. “This achievement reflects the strength of our product and the dedication of our team. For me, R2i has been about doing things differently in a so-called traditional IT market but that keeps evolving. It’s also about staying through to ourselves, continuing to earn our clients’ trust and never pretending to be anything else than what we are. We help organizations transition to a more modern information technology system, while also providing them with qualified IT resources. ”
About the Startup 50 and Profit 500
Ranking Canada’s Top New Growth Companies by two-year revenue growth, the Startup 50 profiles the fastest-growing startups in the country. It is a companion list to the Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies, which has, for 30 years, been Canada’s most respected and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Both the Startup 50 and Growth 500 are published in a special issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and at CanadianBusiness.com. For more information on the ranking visit Growth500.ca or CanadianBusiness.com.
About Canadian Business
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving and most-trusted business publication in the country. It is the country’s premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada’s business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Learn more at CanadianBusiness.com.
R2i is a highly specialized information technology firm focused on Cloud infrastructure and infrastructure solutions for data centers and the development of artificial intelligence. Additionally, they provide a wide range of high-level managed services and cutting-edge personnel able to perform the various IT roles.
We are one of the few IBM Power System experts in North America and our certifications inspire confidence and credibility to our customers. In fact, we’re one of IBM’s largest storage and server partners in Canada, having reached the Platinum level, the highest IBM partner recognized level in the world.