FleetCarma named one of Canada’s Companies-to-Watch in the 2017 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards
November 9, 2017
November 9, 2017
FleetCarma received a Companies-to-Watch award that recognizes early-stage companies with strong growth potential. As part of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program, the Companies-to-Watch Award category honors Canadian technology companies that demonstrate promising potential to be a future Technology Fast 50 candidate.
FleetCarma’s CEO, Matt Stevens, credits innovation and ten years leadership in electric vehicle research and technology with the company’s early-stage success.
Companies-to-watch winners are a class of companies that possess effective management experience and superior technology. They must also be headquartered in Canada and devote a significant portion of their operating revenues to creating proprietary technology or intellectual property. Recipients exemplify common traits of Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award winners.
“Companies-to-Watch winners deserve recognition for their early achievements and future potential,” said Erica Pretorius, Partner and National Leader for the Technology Fast 50TM program at Deloitte Canada. “They demonstrate the courage to take calculated risks. These outstanding companies are key to the future success of the technology sector.”
About Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM – The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program is Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation, and entrepreneurship, the program features three distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50 Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50 candidate) and the Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership and innovation within the industry.) Program sponsors include Deloitte, Aequitas NEO Exchange, Bank of Montreal, Bennett Jones, CBRE, OMERS Ventures and Wellington Financial. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
FleetCarma is an award-winning clean technology company, with connected vehicle products and services that have been enabling the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles since 2007.
Clients of FleetCarma use our world-class EV modeling technology to scale their fleet with confidence, EV monitoring to conduct EV research, as well as SmartCharge Rewards and SmartCharge Manager to shape, shift and shed peak loads and facilitate EV smart grid initiatives.
For utilities, this means engaging key stakeholders to increase EV uptake and running smart charging programs with real-time battery state-of-charge data. For fleets, this means increasing the productivity of your fleet with GPS tracking and automated odometer reporting, along with running a more efficient maintenance program with automated alerts. For leasing companies, this means monitoring the EVs after deployment to ensure they’re being utilized effectively. For researchers, this means accessing hard-to-get data for all your vehicles with a plug-and-play solution.
FleetCarma supports the adoption of electric vehicles by providing the technology and services required to evaluate the feasibility, plan for the adoption, and support the operation of EVs. FleetCarma offers solutions which include the SmartCharge Manager, SmartCharge Rewards, and Electric Vehicle Research.
Eric Schmidt is the Marketing Manager of EV Ecosystems at FleetCarma, a division of Geotab. He has over 10 years of experience helping Canadian technology companies tell their stories to the world. His work in marketing, design, communications, public relations, print, video, advertising, data analysis, and research has helped increase the awareness of FleetCarmas unique set of products and services. Prior to becoming interested in business, technology, and new energy Eric graduated with Honors in Graphic Design and Advertising from George Brown College.