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TrustPoint Innovation Named as One of Canada’s Top 20 Innovative Companies

Waterloo, Ontario – October 5, 2022 – TrustPoint Innovation Has Been Named to the Canadian Innovation Exchange 2016 Top 20 Program. This Program Recognizes the 20 Most Innovative Technology Companies in the Country as Chosen by a Committee of Technology Experts and Investors From Across the Country.

TrustPoint Innovation, which is one of only two companies from the Waterloo Region selected for this year’s Top 20 recognition, focuses its efforts on securing the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market, including connected car, vehicle-to-vehicle communications, and Smart Cities.

“The Internet of Things, and connected vehicles in particular, is an emerging and growing industry. Connectivity of cars offers incredible potential for improving our everyday lives, including making our roads safer,” says TrustPoint President and CEO, Sherry Shannon-Vanstone. “To reach its full potential, connected cars and all connected devices must be secure. Our team works towards this goal every day because we believe in security. The technology we’re building will help keep millions of people safe – both on the roads and with the technology they bring into their homes. We are excited to be recognized for the innovative work we do.”

TrustPoint joins a long list of successful Canadian tech companies that have made up the CIX Top 20 over the past decade. Past Top 20 alumni include Achievers, Axonify, Breather, Busbud, Chango, D-Wave, Figure 1, Frank & Oak, Hubba, IGLOO, Influitive, Kobo Books, Miovision, Nuology, ScribbleLive, Thalmic Labs, UrtheCast, Vidyard, Wattpad, and Wealthsimple, to name just a few.

About the Canadian Innovation Exchange Top 20

The CIX Top 20 program is Canada’s largest national showcase of the hottest and most innovative tech companies. Hundreds of applications are submitted each year from across Canada and the CIX Selection Committee evaluates and selects 20 companies based on criteria including Business Model, Quality of Product and Service Offering, Market Opportunity and Depth of Management.

For more information about the program, please see the Canadian Innovation Exchange media release and program website.

About TrustPoint Innovation

TrustPoint develops innovative products and solutions to address the security needs for the Internet of things and machine-to-machine (M2M) communication markets including connected car, smart cities, and critical infrastructure applications. TrustPoint solutions help customers embed the highest standard of security in constrained IoT devices while providing control over identities and authorizations. The TrustPoint team of experts in cryptography has pioneered the development of efficient security technology used in billions of smart phones, smart grid devices, and other embedded systems around the world today. For further information, visit

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