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Top HR Tech Company Spotlight: Barley 

Barley is a compensation management software that helps businesses implement competitive and equitable pay for their employees. Co-founders, Jafar Owainati and Billy Mainguy, were drawn to the complex challenge of helping companies make better pay decisions by a shared passion for solving problems that impact people every single day. They bring deep experience founding and scaling successful Canadian tech companies: Loopio and Reelhouse. Barley is backed by Golden Ventures and prominent Canadian angel investors from Autonomic, The DMZ, Shopify, and more. Barley is on a journey to make compensation more fair, transparent, and equitable for everyone – and is currently hiring!

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Company Spotlight Top 100: Local Line 🎉

Founded: 2016

Founder: Cole Jones


Elevator Pitch: Local Line is a commerce platform for the local food supply chain. We help farms, wholesalers, and farmers markets sell B2C and B2B.

How it got started: Cole, the founder, started connecting farms & chefs in University and offering farm fresh delivery for a fee. It snowballed into a SaaS platform after he graduated and went full time at the business.

Growth to date: Local Line has over 9,000 active farms across North America using our platform. We’re opening access to the UK, Australia, and New Zealand in early 2022.

What’s next: We launch our brand new Local Line 2.0 platform in Q1, which includes over 300 new features and improvements.

Ask from the community: we’re looking for talented marketers and sales professionals to join our team. Apply at

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