On Wednesday, April 2nd, OLC attended the “Startups, Eh?: Another Canadian Tech Showcase with VentureOutNY” at Toshi's Living Room at 9 West 26th Street, New York, NY. The evening was made possible by VentureOut Canada II and a lightening pitch round of 9 startups. The investor panel included Eric Martineau-Fortin, Managing Partner of White Star Capital, Kelly Hoey, Co-Founder of Women Innovate Mobile, Brad Harrison, Managing Partner of Scout Ventures, and Lucas Nelson, Principal of Gotham Ventures. Here’s a brief rundown of the startups presenting.
Tired of waiting on bartending staff? Preo lets you pay for a drink directly from your mobile phone.
Fora connects Africans with world class education through online courses and professional credentials.
Mobizou is a location based mobile marketing platform for premium retailrs in ecommerce.
Interested in scaling your startup’s sales, marketing and business development? Skaled offers strategy and operational support just for this.
iTech Art (http://www.itechart.com)
iTech Art provides customized software development through offshore teams.
Sellsy offers CRM, invoicing and sales management for agile companies.
An advanced big data company, Affinio analyzes your social graph to create real-time content harnessing networks.
Imagine “Uber for goods” through the use of mobile technology.
Thirdshelf helps create a branded mobile app for your business.
Dubbme.com helps you discover social and professional contacts through your friends
Uplette uses targeted mobile advertising to increase conversion rates in reaching consumers.
Voices connects business with voice over talent around the world.