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StarFish Medical celebrates 2nd consecutive year on the PROFIT 500

September 17, 2015

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PROFIT magazine unveils 27th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Victoria B.C. (September 17, 2015) Canadian Business and PROFIT today included StarFish Medical on the 27th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

StarFish Medical made the 2015 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 97%.

“Our research indicates that there has been a boom in medtech in Canada over the past 4-5 years.  Using patents as a metric, innovation has doubled since 2010.  As the largest medical device design and development manufacturing contractor in the country we have been fueling and growing with that boom,” explains Scott Phillips, President and Founder of StarFish Medical.   “It’s exciting to see our clients grow into established companies and even become serial medtech entrepreneurs.  Their quest for creating a better, healthier world is inspiring.”

“The PROFIT 500 represent the highest tier of entrepreneurialism in Canada,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “They should be lauded for the positive economic contributions they’ve made to their communities—and the entire country.  They are examples of what can be accomplished with innovation, discipline and determination.”

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About PROFIT and
PROFIT is Canada’s preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 33 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it’s a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT at

About Canadian Business
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a total print readership of more than 600,000, 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. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.

About StarFish Medical
StarFish Medical is a Medical Device Design company with a full complement of design, development, and manufacturing services. We use our Pathfinder™ process to reduce wasted effort and increase success for medical device product definition, technical engineering, and product development. Prototype and volume production are delivered within an ISO 13485 certified Quality Management System with an FDA registered manufacturing and clean room facility.

StarFish Medical media contact:

Mike Camplin
250.388.3537 x210
[email protected]

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