June 12, 2014
London, ON (June 12, 2014) Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked StarTech.com #308 on the 26th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years.
StarTech.com made the 2014 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 164%. In 2013, StarTech.com was ranked #367 on the list based on five-year growth of 122%.
“The members of the PROFIT 500 are the elite of the country’s entrepreneurial community,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Business and PROFIT. “Their stories are lessons in business strategy, innovation, management excellence and sheer tenacity.”
“We are proud to be included in PROFIT magazine’s list of Canada’s growing companies once again,” said Paul Seed, StarTech.com’s President and CEO.
Mr. Seed continued, “StarTech.com has enjoyed tremendous growth over the last five years as we continue to increase our product offering and expand into new markets around the globe. Our success continues to be driven by our amazing team that remains customer focused while ensuring all aspects of our business strategy are implemented effectively.”
StarTech.com specializes in the hard-to-find connectivity parts that are used to enable business technology solutions. StarTech.com makes hard-to-find easy by helping IT professionals identify, find, get and use the connectivity parts they need to enable their solutions. By offering a broad selection of connectivity parts as well as time saving online tools and resources, StarTech.com makes IT professionals’ jobs easier.
StarTech.com was founded in 1985 by Paul Seed and Ken Kalopsis and celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2010. StarTech.com was named Large Business of the Year by the London Chamber of Commerce in 2010 and was recently named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and one of Canada’s 50 Best Small and Medium Employers.
For more information about StarTech.com visit: www.startech.com
About PROFIT and PROFITguide.com
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada’s preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 32 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 achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at PROFITguide.com.
About Canadian Business
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a readership of more than 800,000, 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. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.
StarTech.com makes it easy for IT professionals around the globe to identify, find, get and use the hard-to-find connectivity parts they need to enable and enhance their technology solutions. With over 3000 products available, StarTech.com has operations in 14 different countries and over 30,000 active resellers worldwide.
For additional information, please contact:
Andrew Stephen, Global Manager, Brand & Customer Insights
519-455-9675 ext. 1248