Vancouver’s Rocket Builders announced their eighth annual Ready to Rocket 25 list this evening naming 25 privately held BC companies that are “best positioned to capitalize on the 2010 technology sector trends that will lead them to faster growth than their peers”.
The annual Ready to Rocket 25 list aims to predict the companies that will likely experience significant revenue growth, venture capital investment or acquisition by a major player in the coming year.
19 of the companies on the 2010 list are repeat Ready to Rocket recipients, however 6 new companies have be tagged as “Ready to Rocket”:
- MetroLeap Media
- Axia Software Corporation
- Clevest Solutions Inc
- Advanced Ecommerce Research Systems
- Conasys Consumer Assurance Systems Inc
- Pulse Energy, Inc
MetroLeap, Axia, Clevest and AERS are past recipients of “Emerging Rocket” recognition, a list that identifies pre-growth companies with high likelihood of acquiring investment and customers to position themselves for future selection as “Ready to Rocket” companies.
In addition to the Ready to Rocket 25, Rocket Builders also announced its 2010 lists of “Emerging Rockets” across 4 sectors:
Internet, Wireless and New Media
BioTech & HealthTech
- ARC Pharmaceuticals Inc.
- Cogent Health Solutions Inc.
- HealthSpace Integrated Solutions Ltd.
- Inimex Pharmaceuticals Inc.
- Kardium Inc.
- LightIntegra Technology Inc.
- Zymeworks Inc.
- Delaware Power Systems
- Light Based Technologies
- NxtGen Emission Controls
- Rapid Electric Vehicles Inc. (REV)
- Saltworks Technology
- Switch Materials
Information Technology and Communications (ICT)