Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Overall Rank: 108
Category: CRM
Category Rank: 2


  • Power 500 Software Company


Q4 Inc., is a leading capital markets communications platform that is transforming the way publicly traded companies, investors and investment banks make decisions to efficiently discover, communicate and engage with each other. The Q4 end-to-end technology platform facilitates interactions across the capital markets through its IR website products, virtual events solutions, capital markets CRM, shareholder and market analytics tools.

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Key Products

Q4 Capital Connect

Unify strategy with one platform to drive connections across the capital markets, analyze impact, and target the right engagement.

Investors relations websites that drive results

From the products and tools they create, to the experiences Q4 delivers to their clients and their end-users, they iterate and strive relentlessly for design excellence. Q4 integrates hundreds of investor relations best practices to create a website that is engaging, well designed, and results-driven.

Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC)

This website by Q4 can quickly inform a customer’s investors of a unique opportunity that aligns with their strategic objectives, delivered on a property that’s designed to meet the strict regulatory and compliance standards.

Q4 ESG Communication Suite

Working with leading clients, Q4 has established a set of ESG best practices for investor relations and corporate websites that can be rapidly integrated into a customer’s strategy, while their premium support can deliver compelling and impactful ESG investor events. As mandates increasingly require disclosure of key climate and sustainability criteria, Q4 is here to help deliver a better ESG communication strategy.

Key Executives

Darrell Heaps, Founder &Chief Executive Officer

Darrell Heaps is a serial entrepreneur who has spent his career building innovative software companies. As the Founder and CEO of Q4, Darrell has led the company’s vision and unique strategy, most recently leading Q4 through its $100m CAD IPO and driving Q4’s leadership position in the capital markets. Together with the global Q4 team, Darrell is transforming the way public companies, investors and investment banks discover, engage and communicate with each other resulting in more effective and efficient interactions.

Donna De Winter, CFO and COO

Donna de Winter is an industry veteran with a proven track record of success in strategy, finance, and operations at leading technology companies across North America. Donna joined as COO to help scale the customer-centric service model globally. She worked with Q4 as a consultant and has worked in a number of leadership roles across the technology sector including CFO of Vision Critical and CFO of Varicent where she led the company’s sale to IBM. Donna received her Master’s in Business from the University of Toronto.

Warren Faleiro, CTO

With over 25 years of experience in building products, Warren has a track record of leading and growing software teams that drive business results. As CTO, Warren is responsible for architecting the software and systems that power the Q4 customer experience. Prior to joining Q4, Warren was at FreshBooks, the leading cloud based accounting platform where he spearheaded the creation of its next generation platform. Prior to that, he spent 12 years in Silicon Valley building and leading technology and product teams. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto.

Dorothy Arturi, CPO

Dorothy brings 20 years of experience in developing, growing and scaling human resource practices. As CPO, Dorothy is responsible for leading Q4’s global talent and organizational design strategy in support of the overall business objectives. Prior to joining the company, Dorothy was VP HR for Marketwired, a global social communications and press release company. She was instrumental in leading the company through its sale and transition to Nasdaq in 2016. Prior to Marketwired, Dorothy held various progressive leadership roles across several industries including alcohol beverage, retail, nutraceuticals, and manufacturing. Dorothy received her Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources from Ryerson University and is a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL).

Customer Insights

“Working with Q4 was a smooth, slick, and easy process. They worked closely with us to deliver results, meet our deadlines and exceed our expectations. We were very satisfied with the whole process.” – Clare Griffin, Investor Relations Associate, Good Energy


“One thing I always appreciated about Q4 was their stand-out customer service. When I came to EA, I had strong opinions for our new website and had absolute confidence that Q4 could help me execute on that vision.” – Erin Rheaume, Senior Manager, Investor Relations, EA


“Bringing in multiple data sources across the board, and distilling those down into very digestible information that can be relayed back to management, is something that makes our lives incredibly more simplified at AMD and we really value that.” – Ruth Cotter, SVP of Marketing, HR, and Investor Relations, AMD


“Our Q4 analyst has a phenomenal understanding of the markets and trading, and what might be causing fluctuations. He’s able to lean forward and predict where my stock might track. This is invaluable insight beyond investor conversations, and helps us anticipate when we are about to hit a moving average that could cause our stock to go up or down.” – Laura Graves, Corporate Vice President Investor Relations


“We are a lean team at Sonos, with many people wearing a variety of hats. Being able to lean on the capabilities and expertise of Q4 has been critical to our investor relations efforts.” – Daniel Welch, Director of Corporate Finance, Sonos