Appnovation Ranks 175 on the 2019 Growth 500

– Canadian Business unveils annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –

Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked Appnovation No. 175 on the annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. 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 are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at and

“The companies on the 2019 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 over 30 years of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.”

Appnovation made the 2019 Growth 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 520%, as well as ranking #20 on Canada’s Fastest-Growing Information Technology Companies. 

“We’re very proud to be featured on this list for the sixth consecutive year," says Appnovation CEO Arnold Leung. "Our refreshed brand reflects the growth we’ve seen across every part of our business, and our commitment to helping companies achieve their own growth through digital strategy and innovation."

The announcement comes on the heels of Appnovation's recently unveiled new corporate structure, new investment in its regional offices and a refreshed brand, to enhance its full-service digital capabilities and strengthen its presence in key international markets.


About the Growth 500
For over 30 years, the Growth 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500 profiles the country’s most successful growing businesses. The Growth 500 is produced by Canadian Business. Winners are profiled in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean’s magazine) and online at and For more information on the ranking, visit

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

About Appnovation
Appnovation is a global full-service digital consultancy that seamlessly integrates strategy, user experience, development, deployment, training and support, allowing clients to continuously innovate their digital services and touch points. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, the company has 350 professionals working out of 14 offices across six countries including Canada, the US, the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands and Hong Kong.

Appnovation. Inspiring Possibility.



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