August 24, 2017—Vancouver, Canada—Jostle Corporation has been recognized as the fastest growing company in BC, placing first on Business in Vancouver's Fastest Growing Companies in BC list for 2017. The list ranks BC-based organizations by percentage growth in revenue between 2012 and 2016. Jostle's revenue increased by almost 5,900% over that period. Based in Vancouver, Jostle is a 65-person tech company building a cloud-based employee intranet, called the People Engagement® platform, that is achieving user engagement rates 5X industry norms.
"It’s so humbling for Jostle to be recognized as the fastest growing company in BC. It’s a testament to the deep vision of the leadership team and the incredible talent and hard work of all of the Jostlers who work every day to make our customers raving fans of our intranet platform," shared Don Bell, Chairman, Jostle Corporation Board.
Jostle is in good company. Almost half of the companies on the list are from the technology industry, focused on everything from life sciences to software design. It’s an indicator of the strength of the technology sector in BC, which now contributes over $14 billion to the province’s overall economic output and employs more than 100,000 people.
“We couldn’t be happier to be an active contributor to the vibrant BC tech sector. Jostle is a place where extraordinary things are happening—for ourselves and our customers,” said Brad Palmer, CEO, Jostle Corporation.
In September, Jostle will relocate to a new 9,100 sq.ft. office space in downtown Vancouver to accommodate their growing team. This will be the company’s seventh “Jostleplex”, with plans to reach 100 employees by the end of 2018. This greater capacity will ensure that Jostle can continue innovating their intranet platform to support and add new customers worldwide.
"It’s exciting to hear that Jostle has achieved top position on the fastest growing companies list. Our Jostle® intranet is the most important platform in our organization when it comes to culture and internal communications. We now have a deeper connection between colleagues across locations and every employee has a voice, which contributes to a positive and unified corporate culture," expressed Mr. Jerome Dazzell, Senior Director, Information Systems, Per Scholas.
Jostle Corporation is the creator of a new kind of cloud-based employee intranet. Jostle’s People Engagement platform is helping organizations around the world become extraordinary. It creates connected and vibrant workplaces by engaging employees, enabling communication, and driving workplace culture. Our 400+ customers achieve employee participation rates of over 85%—that’s 5X industry norms. We think that’s extraordinary.