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VIQ positioned for continued growth and transformation in 2019, ends year with significant wins in the US and EMEA markets

JANUARY 08, 2019 | JUDICIAL, TRANSCRIPTION

“This was a landmark year of transformation for VIQ,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ. “I’m extremely proud of what we achieved in 2018 having entered the year with a recurring revenue run-rate of approximately $10M USD, and I am even more excited about the prospects for 2019 as we enter the year with $23M USD in recurring annual revenue with the opportunity to improve VIQ’s growth profile and operating margins through a combination of sales growth, expense efficiencies, expanded customer service, cross-selling opportunities, accelerated technology sales and additional strategic acquisitions.”

VIQ Solutions Accelerates M&A Strategy, Announces Acquisition of Two US Insurance Documentation Solution Providers

DECEMBER 24, 2018 | ACQUISITION

“We are pleased to welcome Transcription Express and HomeTech to VIQ Solutions,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ. “The addition of these industry leaders and the volume of recordings they transcribe will significantly expand the addressable content of our AI services and generate new value for all our customers.”

VIQ Announces Multi-Year Technology Contract for Spark & Cannon with Victoria Police

DECEMBER 11, 2018 | LAW ENFORCEMENT, AV CAPTURE

“Spark & Cannon is entrusted to transcribe more than 300 million words each year under concurrent multi-year government transcription contracts in Australia,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions. “With the expansion of our service offering to include capture technology for Victoria Police, we are providing them a true end-to end solution.”

VIQ Solutions Reports Third Quarter Results and Provides Operational Update

NOVEMBER 29, 2018 | EARNINGS

“The Company continued its transition to SaaS and artificial intelligence-based revenue from its new products,” stated Sebastien Paré, VIQ President and CEO. “Growing customer acceptance strengthens VIQ’s recurring revenues and growing market presence while scaling up the transition.”

VIQ Solutions Announces Acquisition of Leading Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Secure Documentation Solutions Company

NOVEMBER 28, 2018 | ACQUISITION

“The acquisition of Net Transcripts, a market and trusted leader in law enforcement, is a substantial milestone in VIQ’s growth strategy to expand our portfolio of services, opening up a significant and growing market in the USA. This highly fragmented market is undergoing major disruption due to artificial intelligence, which is encouraging customers to look at innovative ways to unlock the value in their digital media,” said Sebastien Paré, VIQ President and CEO.

VIQ Solutions Receives Patent Protection for Secure Digital Evidence-Based Training Portfolio

NOVEMBER 14, 2018 | EXPANSION

“We believe that this patent-protected innovation will address qualitative variations and other complications encountered when granting procedure-specific licenses to professionals, such as surgeons,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ. “This technology opens up a practical pathway to assessment, grading and licensing of practicing professionals for specific procedures.”

VIQ Solutions Raises Capital for Strategic & Accretive Growth Acquisitions

NOVEMBER 09, 2018 | EXPANSION

“Law enforcement, insurance, and courts & justice are some of the highly fragmented markets experiencing the early stages of a massive digital revolution in the processing of audio and video recordings, and documentation of evidence. In addition, the acquisitions will increase our digital volume for AI processing and advance our AI product commercialization”, said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ.

VIQ Appoints COO to drive growth of AI voice technology platform & expand transcription business

SEPTEMBER 05, 2018 | EXPANSION

“Susan brings extensive experience in operations, process and technology having held executive leadership positions with one of the largest providers of natural language processing document solutions, serving the medical industry,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ.

VIQ Reports Q2 Revenue Growth & Operational Update

AUGUST 28, 2018 | EARNINGS

“We are excited to see our customers transitioning from conventional license and support models to our new SaaS platform. Our customers are truly gaining an understanding of the benefits, and are moving to take advantage of the enhanced functionality offered by NetScribeTM and aiAssistTM,”  said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ.

VIQ releases first commercial AI application

JULY 17, 2018 | TRANSCRIPTION

“MobileMic has been completely re-engineered and is the first commercial deployment of VIQ’s aiAssistTM Artificial Intelligence platform,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions. “We are excited to offer this artificial intelligence capability to the marketplace and existing customers.”

VIQ Announces New Partnership with Canadian Police

MAY 31, 2018 | PUBLIC SAFETY

“We are honoured to provide the city police with our technologies for capture and management of sensitive interrogations. VIQ Satellite employs cybersecurity, data analytics and our collaborative web portal,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions.

VIQ Reports Steady Growth and Profitable First Quarter Results

MAY 29, 2018 | EARNINGS

Selected Q1 2018 Highlights:

  • Revenues increased 4.2% to $3.0 million from $2.9 million in Q1 2017.
  • Year over year, software revenue increased by 6% and services by 3.1%.
  • Significant development efforts on new artificial intelligence (ai) product aiAssistTM.

VIQ Solutions Inc. Reports Full Year 2017 Results

APRIL 24, 2018 | EARNINGS

  • Revenue increased by 36%
  • Recurring revenue up 23% via transition to Artificial Intelligence and SaaS

“Fiscal 2017 was a transformational year for VIQ,” stated Sebastien Paré, VIQ President and CEO, and “The Company successfully established a strong foundation for our transition to SaaS and artificial intelligence-based revenue from its new products.”

Veteran Court Technology Executive to Lead Global Justice Initiatives

FEBRUARY 21, 2018 | JUDICIAL

“Kurt brings a deep commitment of courts to our leadership team, along with more than a decade of proven success working with the world’s most innovative courts,” said Peter Kostandenou, CMO. “Kurt will focus on growing our core judicial business, increasing partnerships with courts, best-in-class AV integrators, and developing strategic alliances.”

VIQ Solutions Announces Important EMEA Business Expansion

FEBRUARY 06, 2018 | EXPANSION

“The EMEA region is proving it is the growth hub we anticipated. Our partners and clients throughout the region have welcomed VIQ’s advanced solutions which provide a secure platform meeting the increased demands of their growing businesses,” said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions.