Voices CMO & Co-Founder Named on 17th Annual W100 Ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs
London, ON | May 22, 2015
The Co-Founder and CMO of Voices, Stephanie Ciccarelli, has been ranked for the second time on the 17th annual W100 list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs, produced by PROFIT and Chatelaine.
For 2015, Stephanie has been ranked #41 of 100 entrepreneurs.
“You need a bold vision, an innovative strategy and loads of tenacity to earn a spot on the W100,” said James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “Every person on this list represents the pinnacle of business success in Canada. Their stories are inspiring and instructive for those seeking to excel as an entrepreneur.”
Stephanie created Voices, the online marketplace that connects businesses with over 100,000 international, professional voice-over talent, in 2004 with her husband and fellow co-founder, David Ciccarelli, who serves as CEO of the company. The couple realized a gap in the $26 billion, 100-year-old voice-over industry, and digitized a service that would remove barriers for talent and clients alike at the beginning of the dot com boom. The award-winning company has since grown into a globally-recognized brand, and Stephanie is considered one of the most connected people in the industry.
“Being recognized in this way by PROFIT and Chatelaine is an honour,” says Stephanie. “I heartily congratulate my peers and am humbled to stand beside them, leading and inspiring the next generation of Canadian female entrepreneurs.”
Ranking Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs on a composite score based on the size, growth rate and profitability of their businesses, the W100 profiles the country’s most successful female business owners. Published in the June issue of Canadian Business and online at PROFITguide.com and chatelaine.com, the W100 is Canada’s largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement by women.
The details on Stephanie, her ranking, and the company she helped establish, can be found on PROFITguide.com at http://www.profitguide.com/microsite/profitw100/2015/ranking/41-voices-com
The full listing of the Canadian female entrepreneurs for this year’s ranking can be viewed here: http://www.profitguide.com/microsite/profitw100/2015 Chatelaine will also be producing a feature on these powerful female players in the coming weeks.
For daily updates and insight from Stephanie, follow her on Twitter at @StephCiccarelli, or visit Voices at https://www.voices.com
Voices strives to achieve amazing things through the talent and faith of ordinary people. Voices is the online marketplace that connects businesses with voice over talent. More than 250,000 people from companies like ABC, NBC, ESPN, PBS, The History Channel, The Discovery Channel, Sony, Audible, Comcast, Bell Canada, Google, Microsoft, Cisco, Western Union, American Airlines, Toyota, Ford and GM as well as organizations such as the US Army and the US Government entrust the Voices online marketplace with their stories and collaborate online.
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