Dual Code's Founder Named One of Ottawa's "Forty Under 40"

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - May 10, 2013. Dual Code Inc., a leading developer of Business-to-Business (B2B) eLearning solutions, announced today that company founder Luc Richard is a recipient of the 2013 Ottawa Business Journal / Ottawa Chamber of Commerce "Forty Under 40" awards.

The annual awards program recognizes notable industry leaders under the age of 40. A panel of executives has selected the most promising and exciting nominees based on business achievements, professional expertise, and community involvement.

Mr. Richard founded Dual Code in 2008. In 2011, the company was recognized by the Bootstrap Awards as one of Ottawa's fastest growing startups – and achievement it repeated in 2013. The company has grown into one of Ottawa's most innovative and in demand online training companies, and is the eLearning provider of choice for various corporate, academic and non-profit organizations including Carleton University, the Women’s College Hospital, and 45 victim services providers across Ontario.

Dual Code has also received recent recognition for its flagship platform Learn2help (www.learn2help.com), an online learning environment that allows charities and non-profit organizations to attract, recruit and train volunteers. Learn2help was the subject of a “Victim Services Award of Distinction” on April 25, 2013, which was presented at Queen’s Park as part of the National Victims of Crime Awareness week.

Mr. Richard himself has dedicated hundreds of volunteer hours to various charities and non-profit causes and is an active volunteer firefighter in his community.

"I am honoured to be selected among such an accomplished group." stated Luc Richard. "I am fortunate to have had a great team who helped me grow Dual Code to where it is today, and look forward to continue helping charities and non-profit organizations both on a personal level and via our Learn2help platform."

About Dual Code

Dual Code Inc. is a Business-to-Business (B2B) eLearning service provider based in Ottawa, Canada. We design, develop and host open-source learning management systems, web conferencing systems and custom eLearning courses for organizations looking to outsource or co-source their eLearning program. We also provide systems integration services to integrate our clients’ learning environment with third-party or internal systems. For further information about Dual Code, please visit www.dualcode.com or call 1.888.791.0791.