On June 9, 15 technology startups will congregate at an exclusive lakeside retreat in Kelowna, where they will be given the opportunity to meet with VCs and serial entrepreneurs from leading companies such as Google, AngelList and Omers Ventures.
Investment opportunities, strategic partnerships and mentorship from leading tech entrepreneurs help the startups take their business to the next level, and it’s building Canada’s technology sector into the country’s fastest growing industry.
“We had an overwhelming response to Metabridge this year,” says Executive Director, Sehra Bremner. “109 companies applied, which is more than ever before. We are really pleased with the strength of all the companies that took the time to apply.”
This year Metabridge has expanded its reach to establish Canada as a leader in supporting tech industries. The fifteen participants are based in cities across Canada and also include a start-up from Kenya. “Although we had startups apply from across Canada and other countries, this is the first time an international startup has made it to the final 15. We are excited to host our national tech retreat in Kelowna and to showcase these amazing companies and entrepreneurs by facilitating meaningful connections for them,” said Steve Wandler, Metabridge Founder.
The Metabridge 2016 Top 15 Startup companies are:
- Brightsquid (Alberta)
- Chalk (Ontario)
- Communitysift (British Columbia)
- Dive (Ontario)
- Drop Loyalty Inc. (Ontario)
- Flytographer (British Columbia)
- Lynk Jobs Ltd. (Kenya)
- Nobal Technologies(Alberta)
- Open Channel (Ontario)
- RentMoola (British Columbia)
- RingPartner Inc. (British Columbia)
- SilkStart (British Columbia)
- TalentClick (British Columbia)
- Tapplock (Ontario)
- Turnstyle (Ontario)