Fast-growing Toronto Edtech scaleup recognized for 3rd successive
yearAward recognizes Top Hat’s effective management
and market attractiveness
TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#collegeaffordability–Top Hat, provider of the leading cloud-based teaching platform for
higher education, has for the third consecutive year been recognized
with a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Leadership Award for its effective
management and market attractiveness in a high-growth, competitive
Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 program celebrates the world-class
achievements of Canadian technology companies, highlighting their
commitment to innovation, leadership, and rapid revenue growth over the
previous four years. Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Leadership Award
winners are selected by a judging panel based on four key criteria:
competitive advantage, growth and market attractiveness; management
effectiveness and organization; and financial performance. Leadership
Award winners demonstrate innovation, leadership and dominate in their
sector to join the ranks of other Canadian global leaders.
Top Hat’s CEO Mike Silagadze credits their success to the shared mission
to help professors and universities deliver a more effective, fun and
affordable learning experience for students. Silagadze said, “The
growing Toronto and Canadian market affords us access to a talent pool
that continues to grow and diversify, and as such, Top Hat’s talented
team of innovators, leaders, and dreamers who are reshaping the future
of higher education has helped to accelerate the company’s growth and
drive our global mission.”
“Technology Fast 50 Leadership Award winners showcase a level of
achievement that makes industry sit up and take notice,” said Erica
Pretorius, Partner and National Leader for the Technology Fast 50TM
program at Deloitte Canada. “Their competitive drive and vision for the
future propels and strengthens Canadian innovation.”
To qualify for the Leadership Award, candidates must be headquartered in
Canada and devote a significant portion of their operating revenues to
creating proprietary technology or intellectual property.
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM – The Deloitte Technology
Fast 50 program is Canada’s preeminent technology awards program.
Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the
program features three distinct categories including the Technology Fast
50 Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech
companies with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50
candidate) and the Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate
technological leadership and innovation within the industry.) Program
sponsors include Deloitte, 3C Innovation, BCF Business Law, Bank of
Montreal, Bennett Jones, CBRE, First West Capital and OMERS Ventures.
For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
About Top HatTop Hat’s active learning platform enables
professors to engage students before, during and after class with
compelling course materials, tools and assessment activities. Millions
of students at 750 leading North American colleges and universities use
the Top Hat teaching platform. To learn more, visit www.tophat.com.
Natalie BerkeyCommunications Strategy Group720.726.5459[email protected]