Many people are not aware of just how many tech companies there are in Canada. In fact,t here are a lot of them, but which ones are the best ones? If you want to find out what the best tech companies of Canada are, then continue to read the rest of this article.
1. Plenty Of Fish– One of the best tech companies in Canada is Plenty of Fish, which is one of the largest online dating sites in the world, and it was started more than 5 years ago in Vancouver, which is where its headquarters is still located. POF was one of the first free online dating sites, and the company created various apps for mobile users to enjoy, and now more than 50% of POF users use their smartphones to connect to the dating site. The tech company also employs more than 60 people, and to this day it is still one of the most popular dating sites in the world.
2. Shopify– Shopify is a popular e-commerce platform that was started in 2006, and it is a Canadian company that was started in Ottawa. This platform allows people and businesses to create their own online stores, and there are more than 40,000 online retailers that use the platform and some of the companies that use it include big names like General Electric, Gatorade and Tesla Motors to name a few. Many prominent publications have profiled the company, which is worth around $500 million. The founders of the site are Scott Lake, Tobias Lutke and Daniel Weinand.
3. HootSuite– This tech company focuses on social media management, and it was started n 2008 and is ran out of Vancouver, and it is valued at more than $2 billion. Businesses from around the world turn to this company when they need help with executing marketing campaigns, and companies can consolidate their social media accounts with HootSuite. As of now, the company has more than 5 million users who are located around the world, and it’s no secret why the company is one of the largest and best tech company in Canada, as well as the world.
4. BlackBerry– One of the oldest and most popular Canadian tech companies is BlackBerry, which has been credited by many as the company that changed how people communicated with one another. The company employs thousands of people around the world, and today they are still producing telecommunication products that people love. Throughout the years BlackBerry (or Research in Motion) has had its share of ups and downs, but the company seems to have overcome many challenges and they are still operating to this day. BlackBerry offers various products, including a number of BlackBerry phones and this is one of the reasons why the company is popular, as people love BlackBerry phones.
BlackBerry and Hootsuite are popular tech companies in Canada. Shopify and Plenty of Fish are some of the best tech companies in the country too. Feel free to check each of the above company out, and see for yourself what makes them the best tech companies around.
Bonus: Look for Freshbooks, digital accounting software to be one of the strongest players on the Canadian tech scene in the years to come.