Victoria’s Certn tops Deloitte’s Fast 50
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This week, Deloitte announced the winners of its Technology Fast 50 awards. Now in it’s 26th year, the awards program recognizes the achievements of Canada's leading technology companies, highlighting their commitment to innovation, strong leadership, and rapid revenue growth.
The Deloitte program divides companies into four award categories, including the Technology Fast 50, which ranks Canada’s fastest-growing technology, media, and telecomms companies by their revenue growth percentage over their last four years of operation.
Amongst among the 50 tech companies across the country, Victoria-based Certn landed tenth.
As the name suggests, Certn works to make sure you are who you say you are – that is, they’re a background check provider.
What makes the company different? They're putting tech first to provide a reliable, easy-to-use service. And most of all, they’re fast. Certn claims they can have results in approximately 15 minutes.
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The finalists for the VIATEC Community Awards have been announced!
There are 10 categories for the awards, ranging from Victoria’s startup standouts to established anchor companies. Handpicked from 120 hopefuls, these finalists represent the best of technology in B.C.’s capital.
📰 More Victoria innovation news
✌️ Back for seconds: Dr. Deborah Saucier’s leadership through the COVID-19 pandemic and success with Vancouver Island University’s strategic plan has earned her a second five-year term as the institution’s president.
🏆 Winner, winner: Susan Blanchet, founder and CEO of Victoria-based Origen Air, was named as one of only two finalists for Business Thought Leader of the Year – Business Products in the 20th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
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