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VisualCV named One of Canada's Top New Growth Companies

James Clift | September 13, 2017

– Canadian Business unveils 2017 list of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies –

VANCOUVER, September 14, 2017 - Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Workstory, makers of VisualCV, No. 28 on the 2017 STARTUP 50 ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies.

Produced as a joint venture between Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the STARTUP 50 ranks younger companies on two-year revenue growth.

Workstory made the 2017 STARTUP 50 list with two-year revenue growth of 590%.

“This year’s STARTUP 50 winners are truly remarkable. Not only have they brought new offerings to market, they’ve earned enough traction to grow their revenues exponentially in a very short period of time,” says Deborah Aarts, STARTUP 50 and PROFIT 500 program manager. “Any aspiring entrepreneur should look to them for insight into how to create, and grow, a thriving startup today.”

“It is an honor to be included among such innovative companies on this years STARTUP 50 ranking,” says CEO James Clift. “I’m proud of what our small team has accomplished in a short period of time, and the millions of people we’ve helped in their career journey.”

Workstory builds products that power career success. Their flagship product, VisualCV, is the leading online resume and portfolio creation website with over 2 million members in dozens of countries worldwide, VisualCV is an essential tool for individuals building their best careers.

About the STARTUP 50 and PROFIT 500

Ranking Canada’s Top New Growth Companies by two-year revenue growth, the STARTUP 50 profiles the fastest-growing startups in the country. It is a companion list to the PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies, which has, for 29 years, been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Both the STARTUP 50 and PROFIT 500 are published in Maclean’s magazine and at 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 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 Workstory

Based in Vancouver and founded in 2014, Workstory builds products that power career success. Our flagship product, VisualCV, has helped millions of individuals make their next career move with a standout resume and portfolio.

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James Clift

James is the CEO of VisualCV. He has spent the last 10 years building businesses, from window cleaning to software. His passion is helping individuals create the careers they want.

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