TORONTO, ON, September 24, 2021 – HONK, North America’s leading provider of contactless payments for the parking industry, is pleased to announce that it ranked No. 348 on the Globe and Mail’s 2021 Report on Business Ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies.
Founded in 2013, HONK provides contactless payment technology to municipalities, colleges & universities, real estate owners, airports and private parking operators. Trusted by millions of drivers, HONK is now available at over 5,000 locations across North America.
“HONK is honoured to be ranked so highly amongst Canada’s top growing companies,” says Michael Back, HONK Founder and CEO. “Building one of Canada’s fastest growing companies - during the pandemic, no less - is a huge testament to our team’s hard work, leadership, and innovation in the contactless payments space.”
“As we look toward the future, Canada’s Top Growing Companies offer both inspiration and practical insights for other firms facing similar challenges,” says James Cowan, Editor of Report on Business magazine. “The entrepreneurs behind these companies are smart, tenacious and unwavering in their commitment to their goals.”
“Any business leader seeking inspiration should look no further than the 448 businesses on this year’s Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies,” says Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail. “Their growth helps to make Canada a better place, and we are proud to bring their stories to our readers.”
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HONK is North America’s leading provider of safe, contactless payments for the parking industry. Since 2013, Honk has been creating touchless solutions to make paying for parking easier, faster, and safer for drivers. Motorists can download the HonkAPP to search and pay for parking, and extend their parking session right from their phone. Or they can opt to use HonkTAP smart stations for a contactless way to pay. Simply tap or scan a mobile phone — no app download or pay station required. HONK is trusted by millions of drivers, and is accepted at over 5,000 locations across the United States and Canada.
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