Buyatab and the Growth of Electronic Gift Cards

Matias Marquez turned his electronic solution to gift giving into Buyatab, a company that benefits consumers, brands, and distributors, and catapulted his company to No. 3 overall on the 2016 PROFIT 500 list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies, earning him the title ‘Entrepreneur of the Year, Pacific, 2016.’

Buyatab Online

Next Level Facility Management

Businesses in various sectors have been forced to stretch resources as far as they can go. As an answer to this ever-present challenge, Facility Source’s software, maintenance and services are a complete package of next-level facility management solutions. The company’s facility management is used by some of the biggest brands in the world.

Facility Source

Innovation and Experience

Just north of Houston is The Woodlands area of Texas, an area known for petrochemical corporations such as Chevron Phillips, Baker Hughes, and ExxonMobil. TETRA Technologies, Inc. is strategically headquartered here to serve oil and gas industries across the United States. Geographically diversified TETRA Technologies is focused on providing products and services for water management, selected offshore works, decommissioning, and more.

TETRA Technologies

Above the Competition

Sky Climber Renewables began in 1955 as a manufacturer of suspended access equipment to get people up the exterior of buildings to perform services. The Sky Climber family of businesses serves many work-at-height industries in the industrial and commercial markets. We spoke with Vice President of Sales and Business Development Chad DiFranco and General Manager Tom Warchol to find out more.

Sky Climber Renewables

Bring Solar Home

Last May, I spoke with Ontario’s largest solar provider, Grasshopper Solar of Mississauga. We discussed the residential market, the cost of solar and how the general public needs to be educated about the benefits of solar technologies. Now, we celebrate its tenth anniversary and look to President and Chief Executive Officer Azeem Qureshi for the latest developments in the solar industry and within the company itself.

Grasshopper Solar

A Wealth of Experience

BDA Partners is an investment bank which specializes in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital raising, valuation and financial restructuring. BDA primarily executes in cross-border transactions involving Asia and specializes in deals with enterprise values of up to $1 billion USD.

BDA Partners

The Pinnacle of Success

Financial services company Pinnacle Wealth Brokers’ business model focuses on diligent research to provide attractive, unbiased, private investment opportunities for retail investors. Pinnacle has been a forerunner in the private placement of funds for Canadian clients and, as a result of its success, has been recognized as one of the top growth companies in Canada in 2013 by Profit Magazine as well as one of the Fast 50 Growth companies for both 2013 and 2014 by Alberta Venture Magazine.

Pinnacle Wealth Brokers

Innovation in the Insurance and Financial Services Industry

Independent Financial Concepts Group is a Managing General Agency offering insurance and financial products from Canada’s leading providers, along with financial planning and guidance from highly trained advisors. Business in Focus spoke with CEO Gary Mandel and Eric Benchetrit, Director of Professional Development, to learn about how IFCG’s innovative approach to leadership in the financial services and insurance industry.

Independent Financial Concepts Group

Growing Strong First Nations through Modern Finance

The Usand Group is a capital firm headquartered in Manitoba, Canada that works with First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities and organizations. By creating access to funding for economic development, housing and infrastructure projects, The Usand Group fosters long-term growth and stability. As its company states, “We understand how culture fits into vision, and take pride in weaving them together for a one-of-a-kind solution.”

The Usand Group

A Passion for Quality and Service

After two years of planning everything from the type of marble for the floors to high-end brass finishings and even the most aesthetic placement of basil leaves on a Margherita pizza, Bottega Louie opened its doors on April 6, 2009 and was an immediate success.

Bottega Louie

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