2011 Startup Weekend Vancouver Winner MyBestHelper Enters Global Startup Battle

MyBestHelper, which won first place at Startup Weekend Vancouver 2011 on Sunday, will be competing for a spot in the 2011 Global Startup Battle.

The global battle is an international competition for the winners of the city events, which also included Halifax and Toronto in Canada. Enough votes will earn a city winner the chance to fly to Silicon Valley for a Launch Conference.

MyBestHelper won in front of a panel of judges including in front of a panel of judges including BC Angel Investor of the Year Boris Wertz, Brent Holliday of Capital West Partners, and Mike Satterfield of Yaletown Venture Partners. The startup was co-founded by Alexandra Greenhill, a physician and mother of three.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

myBestHelper matches families with most suitable sitters and nannies. We are different from Care.com and UrbanSitter as we combine social circles and AirBnB-like reputation system (to help build trust) with eHarmony-like matching system (to increase fit between personalities and values). We save families and caregivers time and effort! more

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