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– Canadian Business unveils 29th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –

BURLINGTON, ON, September 15, 2017
HostPapa, Inc., a Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider, is proud to announce that they have once again achieved a place on the Canadian PROFIT 500 list of fastest growing companies for the fifth consecutive year. This year is the 29th annual definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by their five-year revenue growth, and will be published in the October issue of Maclean’s magazine and at CanadianBusiness.com.

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BURLINGTON, ON, August 31, 2017
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider HostPapa, Inc., is excited to announce their partnership with the Python Software Foundation. The Python Software Foundation promotes, protects and advances the Python programming language by facilitating the growth of their international Phython community.

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BURLINGTON, ON, August 14, 2017
HostPapa, Inc., a Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider, is proud to announce that they have achieved Gold status in the Small and Midmarket Microsoft Cloud Service Provider (CSP) program.

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BURLINGTON, ON, July 31 2017
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider HostPapa, Inc. is proud to announce their partnership with Apache.org. The Apache Foundation is a charitable organization whose goal is to develop and maintain open-source software, including their widely-used Apache HTTP Server.

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BURLINGTON, ON, July 20 2017
HostPapa, Inc., a Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider, is excited to officially announce their partnership with AbanteCart, a free, enterprise-grade eCommerce solution which is perfect for small- to medium-size online businesses.

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BURLINGTON, ON, July 18 2017
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and cloud service provider HostPapa, Inc. is proud to officially announce their partnership with the Let’s EncryptTM initiative offered by the nonprofit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG)TM. Let’s Encrypt’s mandate is to provide people and organizations the secure digital certificates they need in order to enable HTTPS (SSL/TLS) for websites, for free, and in the most user-friendly way possible.

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OAKVILLE, ON, September 22, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting company HostPapa has been awarded a 2016 Best Shared Web Hosting award from popular industry publication Host Advice. The award, which comes as part of Host Advice's 2016 industry-wide analysis of medium and large web hosting companies, marks yet another milestone for HostPapa's ongoing commitment to offering customers all over the world superior shared web hosting products and services.

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OAKVILLE, ON, September 21, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting company HostPapa has officially partnered with Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com and Jetpack, to launch the new and highly anticipated .blog top level domain. As a founding partner, HostPapa has transported their recently relaunched blog to the hostpapa.blog domain.

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OAKVILLE, ON, September 19, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting company HostPapa has been awarded a 2016 Best Customer Service award from popular industry publication Host Advice. The award, which comes as part of Host Advice's 2016 industry-wide analysis of medium and large web hosting companies, marks yet another milestone for HostPapa's ongoing commitment to providing superior customer service and support.

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OAKVILLE, ON, September 15, 2016
Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked HostPapa No. 360 on the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth. HostPapa made the 2016 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 141%.

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OAKVILLE, ON, August 22, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting company HostPapa has announced a new social initiative program with Kiva.org, a San Francisco-based microfinance crowdfunding platform that provides funding to aspiring entrepreneurs in developing countries where funding sources are not readily available. HostPapa will be reaching out to its employees and business partners for contributions to the initiative, as well as integrating the program into the HostPapa customer experience through social engagement, contests and reviews.

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OAKVILLE, ON, August 12, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting company HostPapa, in collaboration with Microsoft Corp., announced today that they will be offering the innovative Microsoft Office 365 suite to customers in over 30 countries worldwide including Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom and most of continental Europe.

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OAKVILLE, ON, June 22, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and domain company HostPapa announced today that it will be selling Radix domains at the discounted price of $0.99 each until Sunday, June 27th. The Radix domains include popular new top-level domains such as .website, .online, .space, .site, .press, .tech and .host. The sale coincides with Radix's 2nd anniversary. "We're pleased to be a part of Radix's two-year milestone, and we're excited to be offering our customers such a great selection of domains at such a great price," says Paul Filice, VP, Information Technology & Domains at HostPapa.

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OAKVILLE, ON, June 15, 2016
Canadian-owned and operated web hosting and domain company HostPapa officially launched the newly released .store domain today at a deeply-discounted rate of 80 percent off the regular price (regular price: $79.99, sale price: $14.99). HostPapa expects the promotion, which will run from June 14th until August 14th, to dramatically increase the sales of the .store top level domain, not only in Canada but around the world as well. "We're very excited to be a part of Radix's .store top level domain launch and to be participating in one of their largest promotions to date," says Paul Filice, VP, Information Technology & Domains at HostPapa.

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TORONTO, ON, November 27, 2015
In the North American tradition of Black Friday, HostPapa has announced a significant deal for new customers who sign up during the holiday weekend. Starting Friday November 27 and continuing through Cyber Monday (November 30, 2015), customers who purchase HostPapa shared web hosting plans will be entitled to a slew of exclusive extras, worth more than $300.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA - September 18th, 2015
HostPapa is pleased to announce that they have been named to the prestigious 27th annual PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies for 2015. Published in the September issue of Canadian Business, PROFIT and online at PROFITguide.com, this year's PROFIT 500 ranks Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, not profitability, and profiles the country's most successful growth companies.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – June 12, 2014
HostPapa Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been named to the prestigious PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies for 2014. Published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at PROFITguide.com, this year's PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth between 2008 and 2013. HostPapa ranked at #251 on the PROFIT 500 list with a five-year revenue growth of 223%.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA - December 16th, 2014
HostPapa Inc., a global leader in web hosting services, has just upgraded their online backup and disaster recovery offerings to Dropmysite, an industry leader in backup solutions. Hostpapa's customers around the world will now have seamless access and control to their website and database backups.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – June 10, 2014
HostPapa now offers small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) a complete web hosting solution with new, ultra-powerful VPS hosting plans.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – June 3, 2013
HostPapa now offers small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) a complete web hosting solution with new, ultra-powerful VPS hosting plans.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – September 21, 2012
HostPapa Web Hosting is pleased to announce a new partnership with Softaculous Ltd., developer of the Softaculous Auto Installer, which offers one-click installation for PHP, PERL and JavaScript applications. Inclusion of Softaculous allows HostPapa clients to install 150 scripts on their web hosting accounts.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – July 16, 2012
HostPapa Green Web Hosting is pleased to announce a new partnership with web security firm SiteLock. This agreement enables HostPapa to provide SiteLock's enterprise-level security services to its web hosting customers at an extremely affordable price.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – April 19, 2012
HostPapa Green Web Hosting is looking for a new look – and is asking customers, friends, and the public for help.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – March 14, 2012
HostPapa 100% Green Web Hosting today announced it has become an authorized reseller of the G Suite suite of communication and collaboration tools.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – August 15, 2011
HostPapa, one of the original Green Web Hosting pioneers, has launched a slate of accessible and affordable reseller hosting plans. These packages offer resellers everything they need to quickly start their own web hosting business.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – May 16, 2011
HostPapa Green Web Hosting is proud to announce the launch of its award winning web-hosting services in Australia. This is the latest major expansion for HostPapa into the international web hosting market.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – April 26, 2011
HostPapa Green Web Hosting has donated 10,000 trees to school children in Africa, Haiti and North America, in celebration of Earth Day. The donation, made through a partnership with LoveTrees.ca, marks the completion of a very successful awareness campaign.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – April 5, 2011
You've probably heard about it in the news: Bob Parsons, CEO of GoDaddy Inc. (one of the largest domain providers and web hosting companies in world) recently took part in an elephant hunt – for sport – in Africa. The graphic slaughter of the elephant was captured on video, which Parsons shared with the public through Twitter.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – March 23, 2011
HostPapa Green Web Hosting has partnered with Love Trees for an exciting new customer promotion. With the participation of HostPapa's clients and friends, HostPapa's goal is to donate 10,000 trees, through Love Trees, by Earth Day 2011.

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA – March 17, 2011
HostPapa Green Web Hosting is pleased to announce that all HostPapa web hosting services, including around-the-clock customer support, are now available in Spanish. HostPapa takes great pride in announcing this major expansion in its international web hosting services.

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