Bootup Labs announces six-pack for January 2010

Posted by Rob Lewis

Techvibes was able to break the news on two of the six new companies that will be calling Bootup Labs home this January (foodtree and Zedmo) but had to wait to read about the remaining four on another tech blog who got the exclusive news.

Boris Mann filled in the details on the Bootup Labs' blog later this afternoon. The January 2010 Cohort will be:

Bootup January 2010 Cohort of Companies

  • Blast Ramp is collaborative distribution platform for companies that sell and ship consumer products.
  • Compass Engine helps developers create the next generation of location based games.
  • foodtree brings the community and transparency of the farmers market online.
  • ReadFu brings contextual summaries for every link
  • Status.ly is a device-independent lifestream aggregator with focus on personalized customization and real-time filtering.
  • Zedmo lets you find events and social topics. You can discover these Zedmo “channels” according to their location, popularity, or topic
Company:
Bootup Labs
Website:
http://www.bootuplabs.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Bootup Labs is a seed accelerator in Vancouver, BC that helps founders and companies go "from concept to company." Bootup Labs recruits promising entrepreneurs and provides mentorship, ongoing support and office space to help define their business and, if required, secure venture financing. Companies receive $150k in financing. Focus exclusively on Internet based businesses including casual gaming, consumer... more

Company:
Foodtree
Website:
http://www.foodtree.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The more we know, the better we eat. Foodtree helps people to understand where their food comes from, who produces it, and who handles it as it travels from its source to their plate. Our open, accessible platform empowers people to make informed choices. Check our free iPhone app, built on top of our own platform, that makes sharing photo of fresh food in your community easy and fun. We all have our reasons for... more

Company:
Zedmo
Website:
http://www.zedmo.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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