Edmonton’s Leading Results-Focused Marketing Agency, FKA, Listed on the Coveted Growth 500 for the Second Year in a Row
EDMONTON, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 12, 2019--
Canadian Business and Maclean’s today listed FKA on the 30 th annual Growth 500. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500 showcases the country’s most successful entrepreneurial businesses. The winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at Growth500.ca and CanadianBusiness.com. FKA made 2019’s list with incredible revenue growth of 440 per cent since 2014.
“The companies on the 2019 Growth 500 are truly remarkable. Demonstrating foresight, innovation and smart management, their stories serve as a primer for how to build a successful entrepreneurial business today,” says Beth Fraser, Growth 500 program manager. “As we celebrate over 30 years of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.”
Since launching in Edmonton in 2008 as a one-person consultancy known as Starburst Creative, FKA has grown to a team of more than 30 with offices in Edmonton and Toronto. In 2018, the company changed its name to FKA, which stands for Formerly Known As but is also rooted in the company culture: Fun, Knowledge and Ambition.
“Being named once on the Growth 500 list is an honourable achievement, but being named twice is something truly special,” says Rob Jennings, President and Founder of FKA. “Edmonton is a hard-working and entrepreneurial city. We’re fortunate to be a part of that culture. Working with some of the biggest brands in the country means our data-driven and results-focused approach is highly valued across all sectors of industry. I sincerely congratulate everyone who made it on to this list!”
Founded in 2008 as Starburst Advertising Inc., FKA is Edmonton’s leading results-focused marketing and communications agency. With offices in Edmonton and Toronto, FKA provides branding, advertising and interactive services to local- and national-level clients like All Weather Windows, The Brick, Canadian Western Bank, the Christmas Bureau of Edmonton and the Edmonton International Film Festival.
About the Growth 500
For over 30 years, the Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies has been Canada’s most respected and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Developed by PROFIT and now published in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean’s magazine) and online at Growth500.ca and CanadianBusiness.com, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian companies on five-year revenue growth. For more information on the ranking, visit Growth500.ca.
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 CanadianBusiness.com.
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