gShift Ranks No. 142 on the 2017 PROFIT 500 with 484% Five-Year Revenue Growth

By: Krista LaRiviere on September 14, 2017 Categories: Mintent, Press Releases

–Canadian Business unveils 29th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –

Toronto (September 14, 2017) Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked gShift No. 142 on the 29th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Maclean’s magazine and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

gShift’s placement on the 2017 PROFIT 500 list, with five-year revenue growth of 484%, is 142.

“It is never easy to earn a spot on the PROFIT 500, but this year’s applicant pool was the most competitive yet,” says Deborah Aarts, PROFIT 500 program manager. “This year’s winners demonstrate the resilience, innovation and the sheer management smarts it takes to build a thriving business today. Canada—and the world—needs more entrepreneurial success stories like these.”

“The gShift team is excited and honoured to be on the PROFIT 500 ranking again this year, our second consecutive year,” says Krista LaRiviere, Founder and CEO. “Achieving the PROFIT 500 ranking demonstrates our dedication to growth, excellence and innovation of our technology, plus the overall success of our team and customers.”

gShift has built its company and technology on a strong foundation in big data for content optimization in search and social, content engagement and influencer marketing analytics. The launch of kurls, a smart URL analytics system, makes gShift a one-of-a-kind platform, enabling marketers to understand and optimize multi-channel digital campaigns in real-time, proving engagement across the customer journey. gShift’s mission has been to simplify the life of a digital marketer, providing tools required to make quick, laser-precise decisions on digital strategies. The platform is continuously evolving with proprietary technology, development and integrations.

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About the PROFIT 500

For 29 years, the PROFIT 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Developed by PROFIT and now published in Maclean’s magazine and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian companies on five-year revenue growth. For more information on the ranking visit or

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 5 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 gShift

gShift’s industry-leading Content Performance Cloud enables digital teams in brands and agencies to efficiently track and optimize the engagement of content across web presences. gShift’s software has been collecting web presence data since 2009. This data, along with insights on influencer marketing and smart URL tracking for multi-channel attribution, enables marketers to gain real-time insights into digital marketing performance and ROI.

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