Here are 3 small-cap shares with huge potential on my watchlist

As well as being home to stellar blue-chip shares such as Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX: RHC) and CSL Limited (ASX: CSL), I feel the Australian share market is home to a number of exciting small-cap shares with huge potential.

Three which I believe should be on your watchlist today are as follows:

ChimpChange Ltd (ASX: CCA)

This US-based digital banking company aims to disrupt the American banking system with its mobile banking platform. Targeting the millennials and the underbanked, ChimpChange has been growing its customer numbers at an extremely impressive rate over the last two years. Impressively it achieved this growth whilst also reducing its cost of acquisition. At the last count 26% of its customer acquisitions came organically.

National Veterinary Care Ltd (ASX: NVL)

With pet ownership in Australia at high levels, I expect demand for its 54 veterinary practices will remain strong. Especially considering that research shows that 79% of dogs and 65% of cats visit the vet at least once a year. I believe this puts National Veterinary Care in a position to deliver strong organic earnings growth over the next few years. A further bonus for the company is the fragmented veterinary industry. This affords management the opportunity to grow through acquisition.

UUV Aquabotix Ltd (ASX: UUV)

As the name implies, UUV Aquabotix manufactures commercial and industrial grade unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) which can be used in industries including defence, law enforcement, aquaculture, and oil and gas. Yesterday the company announced that its Endura product had been placed on the GSA Schedule. By being on the GSA Schedule it means that procurement managers from various U.S. government agencies can seamlessly make purchases of its product. I believe UUV Aquabotix could have a very bright future ahead of it.

As well as these small-cap shares, I'm tipping these high-flying blue-chips for big things over the next couple of years.

Top 3 ASX Blue Chips To Buy In 2017

For many, blue chip stocks means stability, profitability and regular dividends, often fully franked..

But knowing which blue chips to buy, and when, can be fraught with danger.

The Motley Fool's in-house analyst team has poured over thousands of hours worth of proprietary research to bring you the names of "The Motley Fool's Top 3 Blue Chip Stocks for 2017."

Each one pays a fully franked dividend. Each one has not only grown its profits, but has also grown its dividend. One increased it by a whopping 33%, while another trades on a grossed up (fully franked) dividend yield of almost 7%.

If you're expecting to see the likes of Commonwealth Bank, Telstra and Wesfarmers shares on this list, you'll be sorely disappointed. Not only are their dividends growing at a snail's pace, their profits are under pressure too due to the increasing competitive environment.

The contrast to these "new breed" blue chips couldn't be greater... especially the very real prospect of significant share price gains, something that's looking less likely from the usual blue chip suspects.

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Motley Fool contributor James Mickleboro owns shares in ChimpChange Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

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