Riva CEO named finalist in the 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year program!

Diving into uncertainty. Tackling issues head-on with fresh new ideas. Willing to take calculated risks to help customers overcome challenges with innovative solutions. These are some of the characteristics embodied by Riva’s CEO, Aldo Zanoni, and other CEO’s whose companies were chosen as finalists for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ program in the Canadian Prairies region. Riva CRM Integration is proud to be counted among these game-changing companies!

Canada’s entrepreneurs, (#EOYPrairies) like entrepreneurs around the world, create businesses that provide vital jobs that boost local, regional and global economies.  EY Entrepreneur of the Year is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. The program celebrates entrepreneurs who are building and leading successful, growing, and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national, and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

Why Riva?

There are some unbelievably innovative companies across Canada that provide exceptional products and services to their customers. So why was Riva chosen? Since 2008, Riva has been the leader in CRM and email integration. Riva drives significant value and ROI for over 1,200 companies. Riva is trusted by a dozen of the world’s largest banks, 35+ Fortune 500 companies, and hundreds of SMBs around the world. Our client retention rate is approximately 90% in a highly competitive market.


Change is difficult. Digital transformation can be an uncomfortable, and at times, an even painful experience. Whether you are a business executive tasked with guiding the process to select the applications and tools that will give your teams an edge over your competition; an IT professional responsible for implementing digital transformation throughout your company; or a sales, marketing, or support leader responsible for winning new customers and earning their repeat business, you can count on leaders in their field like Riva to help your team move forward, achieve improved CRM success, and help provide a 360º view of your customers across multiple channels.

What’s in your treasure chest?

Riva helps companies by looking beyond technology and understanding the core customer success factors that empower companies to provide cutting-edge customer experiences and delight. Riva helps businesses turn their CRM into a veritable customer relationship treasure chest. Your data is gold! Instead of users having to dig for gold, Riva finds the golden nuggets they need and gives them to your users – right when they need them – without them ever having to leave their email or CRM system. Yes, you read that right. Riva gives users a comprehensive view of valuable business insight nuggets and relationship intelligence right at their fingertips. And this is all done without the “pain” of learning new tools. With Riva, your company effortlessly becomes a relationship-based, customer success organization! Our team is with you all the way, providing award-winning support whenever you need it. Talk about game-changing!

We are thrilled our CEO and company are being recognized as an EY Entrepreneur of the Year finalist.  We can’t wait to attend the prestigious gala in Calgary on October 19, 2017, where EY will name winners in a number of categories selected by an independent panel of judges. We hope to be selected as the winner in our category and go on to compete with winners from Québec, Ontario and Atlantic and Pacific Canada to represent Canada for the ultimate title of EY World Entrepreneur of the Year (announced in June, 2018). Stay tuned for the results!

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