SendtoNews Ranks No. 4th overall on the 2018 Growth 500, and first out of all media companies
Victoria, BC – September 13, 2018 – Canadian Business and Maclean’s have ranked SendtoNews (STN) No.4 on the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s fastest-growing Companies. SendtoNews increased revenue of 8,388% over the past 5 years. Along with this, STN ranked 1st overall in the Marketing and Media category, repeating its success from 2017.
“SendtoNews is thrilled to be listed among some of the top companies in the country on the Growth 500 for the second year in a row,” says Matthew Watson, CEO of SendtoNews. “This tremendous achievement is thanks to everyone at STN and shared with all of our publisher, sales and content partners as well. We wish to also thank Canadian Business and Maclean’s for this honour”, added Watson.
SendtoNews 2017/18 achievements include a partnership with Rogers Media to distribute NHL and Sportsnet content across Canada, the widespread release of a new AI powered video player that has been proven to improve revenue and engagement for publishers, as well as ranking second overall for total videos viewed and unique viewers in the U.S.comScore rankings.
“The companies on the 2018 Growth 500 are truly remarkable. Demonstrating foresight, innovation and smart management, their stories serve as a primer for how to build a successful entrepreneurial business today,” says Deborah Aarts, Growth 500 program manager. “As we celebrate 30 years of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.”
Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. Growth 500 winners, including SendtoNews, are now profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at CanadianBusiness.com and Growth500.ca
About the Growth 500
For 30 years, the Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies has been Canada’s most respected and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Developed by PROFIT and now published in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean’s magazine) and online at Growth500.ca and CanadianBusiness.com, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian companies on five-year revenue growth.
For more information on the ranking, visit Growth500.ca
SendtoNews is North America’s leading sports video and advertising platform. The company has created an expanding publisher network that now includes more than 1500 sports news properties across North America.
SendtoNews currently generates over 150 million monthly video views through the distribution of exclusive and semi-exclusive content from 75+ sports leagues, including top tier organizations such as the MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL, PGA TOUR, NCAA and Premier League Soccer.
SendtoNews has offices in New York, San Francisco, Toronto, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Victoria, British Columbia, and ranks 2nd on comScore for Unique Viewers and Total Videos Viewed in digital sports video.
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