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Riipen places No. 148 on The Globe and Mail's fifth-annual ranking of Canada's Top Growing Companies.

Riipen is pleased to announce it placed No. 148 of 425 on the 2023 Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies.
September 29, 2023


Vancouver, BC - September 29, 2023 - Riipen is pleased to announce it placed No. 148 of 425 on the 2023 Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies.

Canada’s Top Growing Companies ranks Canadian companies on three-year revenue growth. Riipen earned its spot with a three-year growth of 329%. 

“We are honored to be recognized in this year’s Top Growing Companies with so many terrific organizations doing important work.  We are very thankful to all of our valued customers and employer partners across Canada, who work alongside us to make our mission matter,” shares John Wannemacher, VP of Marketing at Riipen. “Through our collective efforts, we are able to bridge the gap between higher education and employment, providing Canadian learners from all backgrounds with equitable access to work-based learning opportunities to enhance their employability.”

Canada’s Top Growing Companies is an editorial ranking that was launched in 2019. It aims to bring the accomplishments of innovative businesses in Canada to the forefront. In order to qualify for this voluntary program; companies had to complete an in-depth application process and fulfill requirements. In total, 425 companies earned a spot on this year’s ranking. 

The full list of 2023 winners along with editorial coverage is published in the October issue of Report on Business magazine. The list is out now and online here. 

“Canada's Top Growing Companies acknowledges the drive and ingenuity displayed by Canadian business," says Dawn Calleja, Editor of Report on Business magazine. “This year’s ranking serves as an inspiration for future business owners.” 

“This year’s Report on Business magazine’s list of Top Growing Companies shows how innovative ideas always rise to the top, perhaps even more so in times of uncertainty,” says Andrew Saunders, CEO of The Globe and Mail. “The Globe and Mail congratulates this year’s winners for meeting and surpassing those economic challenges.”

About The Globe and Mail 

The Globe and Mail is Canada’s foremost news media company, leading the national discussion and causing policy change through brave and independent journalism since 1844. With our award-winning coverage of business, politics and national affairs, The Globe and Mail newspaper reaches 6.2 million readers every week in our print or digital formats, and Report on Business magazine reaches 2.7 million readers in print and digital every issue. Our investment in innovative data science means that as the world continues to change, so does The Globe. The Globe and Mail is owned by Woodbridge, the investment arm of the Thomson family.

About Riipen

Riipen is the leading work-based learning platform helping educators, organizations, and learners collaborate on real industry projects to bridge the gap between higher education and employment. With a network of 31,000+ employers and trusted by 590+ academic institutions and training providers, Riipen helps educators integrate real-employer projects into the program curriculum leading to improved student engagement and employability outcomes.

Media Contact:

John Wannemacher

VP, Marketing, Riipen


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