Business in Vancouver - Issue 1399

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Sea change for energy storage Richmond-based lithium-ion battery maker tops BIV’s 100 fastest-growing companies list by opting to focus on building power storage technology for the marine industry rather than pursuing the higher-profile electric car sector  |  B4

Chung Chow

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Nanoparticles niche yields Precision Nanosystems success

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Data analytics driving Copperleaf Technologies’ success

Tech company benefits from U.S. health initiative

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Equicare Health 201, Vancouver V5Y 3N8 2020 Yukon St Suite604-687-6942 www.equicarehealth.com P: 604-708-9075 F: 3E8 Payfirma 1200, Vancouver V6C yfirma.com 885 Georgia St W Suite -0050 www.pa P: 800-747-6883 F: 866-649 Inc Kelso Technologies V4A 8J1 13966 18B Ave, Surrey www.kelsotech.com P: 604-590-1525 F: NP h 1X8 Sentis Market Researc floor, Vancouver V6C search.com 543 Granville St, 6th -1315 sentisre P: 604-558-1314 F: 604-558

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Corp Cardiome Pharma floor, Vancouver V6J 4S7 1441 Creekside Dr 6th604-677-6915 www.cardiome.com P: 604-677-6905 F: es Ltd 1S4 Turquoise Hill Resourc 354, Vancouver V6C 200 Granville St Suite604-688-7168 www.turquoisehill.com P: 604-688-5755 F:

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CRH Medical Corp 578, Vancouver V6C 3E1 999 Canada Pl Suite 1030 F: NP www.crhmedcorp.com P: 800-660-2153, ext. Inc V6T 1Z3 Precision NanoSystems Suite 402, Vancouveranosystems.com 6190 Agronomy Rd NP www.precisionn P: 888-618-0031 F:

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1C1 Avigilon Corp 400, Vancouver V6B 858 Beatty St Suite 604-629-5183 www.avigilon.com P: 604-629-5182 F: PlaceSpeak Inc er V6J 3K6 1005 Cypress St, Vancouv www.placespeak.com P: 604-336-6977 F: NP

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Andrew Morden, CEO

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Corvus Energy Ltd Richmond V6V 2A2 rvusenergy.com 13155 Delf Pl Suite 220, 604-227-0281 www.co P: 604-227-0280 F:

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3E8 Tag Oil Ltd 2040, Vancouver V6Cgoil.com 885 Georgia St W Suite 604-682-1174 www.ta P: 604-682-6496 F: ogies Inc Copperleaf Technol 140, Vancouver V5M 0C4 pperleaf.com 2920 Virtual Way Suite 604-639-9699 www.co P: 604-639-9700 F: Inc ogy Eventbase Technol 200, Vancouver V6B 2S8 Hamilton St Suite .com 19 1224 NP www.eventbase P: 604-568-2988 F: Corp Mining Copper Mountain 1700, Vancouver V6C 1G8 mtn.com Pender St W Suite 20 700 604-682-2993 www.cu P: 604-682-2992 F:

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Privately held

Len Grenier, CEO Michael Gokturk, CEO James (Rik) Bond, Richard Lee, CFO

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Privately held TSX, NYSE:KLS

Product/service

Year founded

Worldwide staff '15/'11

50 2009 form of NP energy storage in the Provides high powerbattery systems modular lithium ion 26 co-ordination 2006 13 ensive oncology care Provider of compreh clinical outcomes for patients software that improves s to operate more efficiently 80 2011 and enables care provider 25 credit and debit card Helps businesses accept online and on mobile devices payments in their stores, 42 technologies 1987 15 and sales of patented Design, engineering railway equipment supply in the North American 34 2011 industry r 10 g services for custome Research and consultinon; employee engagement and retention and acquisitibuilt interactive reporting motivation; custom- to data in real time NP 1992 websites provide access 92 development company Cardiovascular drug

Revenue '15/'11 5-year rev growth

$6,045,470 $123,917 4,778.6% $4,903,989 $123,819 3,860.6% $15,824,728 $811,011 1,851.2% 1 $24,180,373 $1,311,078 1,744.3% $2,595,441 $141,321 1,736.6%

100 fastest-growing companies in B.C.

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held g partner, Julie Privately 1 Adam DiPaula, managin $26,590,5671 partner, Mubashshir Winram, managing IT and data solutions $1,488,596 Zakir, vice-president, 1,686.3% 1 TSX, Nasdaq:COM $2,090,370,169 t and CEO, 1 2,678 1994 William Hunter, presiden ,366 and $177,097 ent CFO ld, developm 3,358 Jennifer Archiba mineral exploration, 1,080.4% TRQ International 1 TSX, NYSE, Nasdaq: mining $58,882,1911 Steeve Thibeault, NP Jeffery Tygesen, CEO, $5,473,119 disposable 1995 NP patented, single-use, CFO 975.8% Developer of the first technology; anesthesia TSX:CRH oid banding 3 hemorrh $2,136,10 36 2010 Edward Wright, CEO management tic $243,390 NP in nanoparticle therapeu 777.6% Products and expertise and academics Privately held delivery for large pharma $369,411,000 Euan Ramsay, COO 1,043 2004 James Taylor, CEO, $60,033,000 163 solutions 515.3% High-definition security TSX:AVO $240,000 founder, es, 10 2010 Alexander Fernandboard chair $39,500 7 ent platform with a engagem president, CEO and civic 507.6% Location-based cate the online consultation Privately held mission to authenti accessible, transparent and CEO k, Colleen Hardwic process in an open, $57,707,784 22 2009 defensible manner the in $9,744,688 22 ticket broker agencies 492.2% One of the largest online ing in inventory to events held specializ Privately U.S. and Canada, $2,016,158 Anthony Beyrouti, 20 North America 2009 Robyn Wilson, COO,founder n across $393,315 evaluatio 3 testing and usabilitywearable president, CEO and 412.6% Provides localization, and software , held websites Privately apps, services for gist, Hanna $2,950,000 38 2001 Emre Akkas, chief technolo devices digital $595,000 -focused 4 markets outcome Golota, COO 395.8% Designs, makes and held services Privately and products $171,365,000 founder, Denise 39 JP Holecka, CEO and manager, Ryan of 2007 $34,933,000 portfolio d office diversifie 11 a operates Holecka, partner, VP operations 390.6% Acquires, owns andindustrial properties across Canada .UN McCormick, partner, TSX:AAR roducing Francis income-p $4,999,681 t and CEO, 43 2004 Kevan Gorrie, presiden and U.S. $1,172,385 energy building 29 for ers CFO Tam, 326.5% Membranes and exchang cation Privately held and fuel cell humidifi recovery $53,737,165 23 1990 James Dean, CEO $13,088,423 NP Zealand New in on 310.6% Oil and gas producti TSX:TAO COO $10,582,799 Lundin, 58 Toby Pierce, CEO, Henrik g 2000 $2,705,889 companies managin 32 for software 291.1% Decision analytics infrastructure chief Privately held critical Neijens, $6,410,000 ijn 71 2009 Judi Hess, CEO, Boudew $1,710,000 20 events for marketing officer on applicati 274.9% Mobile Privately held er, Ben $241,986,728 co-found and CEO 425 2006 Jeff Sinclair, $66,531,355 310 mining West, co-founder silver and gold 263.7% Copper, TSX:CUM Shier, CFO and n in the List, but Rod CEO, informatio e, accurate Jim O'Rourk to publish makes every attempt Carrie Schmidt, lists@biv.com. , Peter Holbek, VP, Business in Vancouver corporate secretary d. Researched by guarantee be accuracy cannot exploration

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