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Nancy Peterson makes the W100 list for a fifth consecutive year 
— PROFIT and Canadian Business unveil 18th annual list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs

Toronto, ON (May 16, 2016)  PROFIT and Canadian Business today ranked Nancy Peterson No. 45 on the 18th annual W100 list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs. Published today at PROFITguide.com, the W100 ranks female entrepreneurs using a proprietary formula that considers the size, growth rate and profitability of the businesses they own and manage.

“HomeStars is honoured to be on the W100 ranking for a fifth consecutive year, and this marks our highest ranking yet,” says HomeStars Founder & CEO Nancy Peterson. “This achievement reflects the contributions and dedication of every single member of our talented team.”

“The members of the 2016 W100 each possess the talent and tenacity to start and grow a successful business,” said James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business.  “Their remarkable achievements serve as proof that ambitious, risk-taking female entrepreneurs are integral to the growth of the Canadian economy.”

Full W100 editorial coverage will also appear in the June 2016 issue of Canadian Business and online at Chatelaine.com.

About HomeStars

HomeStars.com is a free service helping homeowners find reputable renovators, repairmen and retailers through its database of 2 million companies and hundreds of thousands of reviews. Homeowners write reviews based on their home improvement experiences – both good and bad – contributing to a collective knowledge base that helps homeowners make better hiring decisions. Homeowners can connect with selected contractors when and how they prefer. A trusted resource since 2006, HomeStars has grown to be the leading online community of homeowners and home improvement companies in Canada. To learn more, visit www.homestars.com or check them out on Facebook or Twitter

About the W100
Now in its 18th year, the W100 ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs is Canada’s largest celebration of achievement by women business owners. Produced by the editors of PROFIT and Canadian Business, the rankings and extended coverage of the women honoured are published in print and online. Applicants to the 2016 W100 were ranked using a proprietary formula that considers the size, growth rate and profitability of the companies they own and manage. To see this year’s complete ranking and find links to full W100 editorial coverage, visit http://www.profitguide.com/w100.

Media Contact: David Bounsall, HomeStars Media Relations, davidb@homestars.com, (416) 688-3589.

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