Digital with purpose

Software • Web Services • Digital Marketing

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Software + Web Development • Digital Marketing
Purpose Five is a technology start-up based in Victoria, BC that builds innovative software, superior websites, and digital marketing campaigns to accelerate online revenue growth and capture user engagement.

We are committed to gender balance and promoting women to lead roles on our executive and technical teams, and are passionate about building technology that communicates well to a diverse world using our expertise in Accessibility, Behavioural Design and Inclusive Design.
Junior Dev Accelerator
As part of our commitment to the tech community, Purpose Five developed a Junior Dev Accelerator program to contribute to important social and academic research projects as well as provide key hands-on industry experience to developers fresh out of University and industry bootcamps.

Our junior developers are mentored by a team of senior mentors who have extensive experience in the tech industry. The accelerator program teaches junior developers how to collaborate effectively on a technical team while simultaneously building their portfolios so that they have real-world examples to show future employers.
Social Enterprise
Purpose Five is committed to gender balance and promoting women to lead roles on our executive and technical teams. We are inspired by partnering with and supporting organizations doing good in the world.

What we offer

Responsive design

Digital marketing


Traffic & lead generation

User Experience

Accessible Development

Why choose us?

We break the mold.

  • We’re Problem Solvers

    Our team offers creative advice, development solutions, and designs to bring your online vision to life! We know it’s not easy—tech is always a moving target—but our approach is about partnering with clients to create value through a collaborative approach.

  • We Love Our Clients

    We get excited about helping our clients reach their online goals, and our team works hard to drive results that positively impact their business. We work closely with our clients to build dashboards and metrics that they can use to monitor how their business scales. This unique approach stems from our leadership team’s experience in the tech industry in areas such as e-commerce, software development, digital marketing and product development.

  • We Believe in Giving Back

    As a social enterprise, Purpose Five is committed to giving back to the community, which we do in a variety of ways. Our Managing Partner, Erin Athene, heads up various not-for-profit groups in town including Ladies Learning to Code.

    The entire Purpose Five team gets involved in community events from working with Bridges for Women and offering condensed social media courses to their students to mentoring at Ladies Learning Code workshops to heading up fundraising campaigns for Homeless Partners to help those in need. We love what we do!

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