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Last call for Canada's hottest startups to enter the PROFIT HOT 50

June 25, 2009

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    PROFIT Magazine makes its final call for entries

    TORONTO, June 25 /CNW/ - The deadline for identifying Canada's Emerging
Growth Companies is fast approaching.
    Now in its 10th year, the PROFIT HOT 50 is the premier ranking of
Canada's fastest-growing young businesses based on two-year revenue growth.
    Anyone who manages or knows of a fast-growing young company is invited to
submit a nomination by completing the simple entry form found at
    Candidates and nominators looking for more information can call the
toll-free PROFIT HOT 50 hotline at 1-800-713-GROW or visit But ACT NOW, as the entry deadline is July
10, 2009.
    PROFIT will honour Canada's Emerging Growth Companies in its October
issue and at GrowthCamp, an exclusive three-day summit at which HOT 50 leaders
share ideas, learn from experts and make valuable new contacts. Past winners
have called it the best business event they've ever attended.
    Winning firms are backed by a national publicity campaign that generates
extensive consumer and trade media coverage.
    Past PROFIT HOT 50 winners include The Herjavec Group, whose CEO Robert
Herjavec is one of the dragon investors on CBC-TV's hit series Dragons' Den.
And many firms on the PROFIT HOT 50 later go on to rank on the PROFIT 100 list
of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. For instance, Kids & Company Ltd.,
which ranked No. 1 on the 2008 PROFIT 100, had ranked twice on the PROFIT HOT
    For a list of last year's winners and stories about their best practices,

    About PROFIT Magazine:

    PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's pre-eminent
publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small
and mid-sized businesses. For more than 25 years, Canadian entrepreneurs
across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because
it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them
increase their revenue, boost their profitability and get the recognition they
deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Published six
times a year by Rogers Publishing Ltd., PROFIT is distributed almost
exclusively to the chief executives of companies with 5 to 250 employees and
annual revenue of $1 million to $25 million, reaching more than 300,000
readers across Canada. Visit PROFIT online at