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Ecopia.AI Ranks in the Top 5% on the 2019 Growth 500

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Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked Ecopia.AI (Ecopia) in the top 5% of companies on the annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. Growth 500 winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at and

“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,” said Beth Fraser, Growth 500 program manager. “As we celebrate over 30 years of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.”

“Ecopia is honoured to be listed on the Growth 500 ranking,” said Jon Lipinski, Ecopia Co-Founder & President. “This achievement reflects the talent and hard work of our team, who continues to build and launch world-class AI-based solutions; driving better decision-making across industries and around the world.”

Ecopia’s mission is to digitize the world using AI, providing foundational information for critical decision-making; improving the welfare of societies, efficiency of economies, and health of environments. Recently, Ecopia announced an initiative to create the first comprehensive digital map of all of Sub-Saharan Africa, which will be used for a variety of purposes including: optimizing the distribution of vaccines, planning and deployment of renewable energy infrastructure, and monitoring and policing of deforestation.

About the Growth 500

For over 30 years, the Growth 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500 profiles the country’s most successful growing businesses. The Growth 500 is produced by Canadian Business. Winners are profiled in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean’s magazine) and online at and For more information on the ranking, visit

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

About Ecopia.AI (Ecopia)

Ecopia leverages AI to convert high resolution images of our earth into high-definition (HD) Vector Maps. These maps form a digital representation of reality and are embedded into critical applications, offering unique insight for decision-making at scale. Ecopia has completed hundreds of customer engagements around the world, amassing a powerful and growing database of HD Vector Map content across over 60 countries. For more information, visit, or engage with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.