Startup Canada Global Entrepreneurship Award
Hopper | Joost Ouwerkerk, Co-Founder and CTO
The winner of the 2019 Startup Canada Global Entrepreneurship Award is Hopper, a Montreal-based company that uses advanced data science to predict the future of airfare & hotel prices. Hopper is the fastest-growing travel app in North America, with more than 38 million downloads and 1 billion dollars of travel sold in one hundred and twenty-six countries. The company has raised a total of $235 -million dollars over five funding rounds. In the last year alone, Hopper has had 154 percent growth and has grown its team to more than 200 employees located across the world. Hopper is Canada’s global entrepreneur-led business to watch and exemplifies excellence in global entrepreneurship.