For Immediate Release
LBC Studios Ranks No. 3 On The 2019 Startup 50
– Canadian Business unveils 2019 list of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies –
Vancouver, BC (September 12, 2019) – Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked LBC Studios on the 2019 Startup 50 ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies. Serving as a companion list to the longstanding Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies and produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Startup 50 ranks younger companies on two-year revenue growth. Startup 50 winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at CanadianBusiness.com.
LBC Studios made the 2019 Startup 50 list with two-year revenue growth of 5,201%.
“The 2019 Startup 50 winners suggest the future of Canadian entrepreneurship is extremely bright. They have brought new offerings to market, created indelible brands and disrupted established business models—all in an extremely short period of time,” says Beth Fraser, Startup 50 and Growth 500 program manager. “Any aspiring entrepreneur should look to their stories for inspiration.”
“It’s an honour to place third in Canada’s Top New Growth Companies. This achievement is due to our clear vision and timing, as well as the passion and determination of our team of all-star developers and creators,” says CEO and Co-Founder Solon Bucholtz. “We’ve made not only an incredible game that brings people together all around the world, but a thriving business in a highly competitive market. Lastly we must thank our dedicated players who continue to fuel our studio to innovate, develop, and publish world class games and chase our dreams.”
About the Startup 50
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 Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies, which has, for 30 years, been Canada’s most respected and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Both the Startup 50 and Growth 500 are published in a special issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and at CanadianBusiness.com. For more information on the ranking visit Growth500.ca or CanadianBusiness.com.
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
About LBC Studios
LBC Studios is an independent game studio founded in Langley, British Columbia in 2015 by Solon Bucholtz and Dennis Molloy. Now based in Vancouver, BC, it’s home to the world’s highest-rated (4.8/5) cannabis-themed game. LBC studios first title, Hempire, has been downloaded over 10 million times since launching in 2017, and has been installed by 1 in 1000 Canadians.
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