gShift Ranks No. 305 on the 2018 Growth 500

By: Krista LaRiviere on September 13, 2018 Categories: Mintent, Press Releases

–Canadian Business unveils 30th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –

Toronto (September 13, 2018) Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked gShift No. 305 on the 30th 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

gShift made the 2018 Growth 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 217%

“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 Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.”

“This is gShift’s third consecutive year on the Growth 500 list,” says Krista LaRiviere, Founder & CEO. “We are delighted with our results which are an indicator of our innovative, committed team and outlook on the marketing technology industry.”

gShift has built its company and technology on a strong foundation in big data for content optimization in search and social, content engagement and providing leading digital marketing services. 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 always been to simplify digital marketing by providing the tools required to make quick, precise decisions on digital strategies. The platform is continuously evolving with proprietary technology, development and integrations.

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About the Growth 500

For 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—formerly known as the PROFIT 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 gShift

gShift’s industry-leading web presence analytics and content performance platform enables digital marketing teams 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.

gShift is committed to bringing to market both product innovation and leading digital marketing services modern marketers need to succeed.

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