Two Canadian Companies Selected to Compete in Silicon Valley World Cup Challenge

Two Canadian companies have been selected from a highly competitive group of applicants to participate in Launch: Silicon Valley - The World Cup Tech Challenge on May 20th at the Microsoft Campus in Mountain View, California.

For 8 years Launch: Silicon Valley has been firmly established as the premier product launch platform for startups from around the world.

Over 200 other startups have leveraged their appearance at Launch: Silicon Valley to launch their products, raising over $200 million in venture capital and securing customers and partners along the way.

At the World Cup Tech Challenge, thirty startups from 16 countries will showcase their next generation technology within 5 categories.

The two Canadian companies selected to participate are Toronto's Vantage Analytics and Ottawa's FormVerse. Part of their success depends on support from online voting, so take a few minutes to support your fellow Canadians.

Vantage Analytics is competing in the NextGen Technology category and provides advanced data-mining and predictive analytics tools to their client base.  “Powering ecommerce success by transforming data into insights and actions- Vantage puts online business managers in touch with the metrics that they need to fully understand their customers and to engage with customers at the speed they expect.” (VOTE NOW)

FormVerse is competing in the Enterprise Software group.  FormVerse is part of the Invest Ottawa technology accelerator and provides a platform for building workflow applications inside of Microsoft Outlook.  Their clients use FormVerse to automate business processes like: time card approvals, request to purchase, request for time off, expense reports, etc. and then integrates the form’s data with other applications. (VOTE NOW)

“Launch is the perfect stage to showcase our technology that increases employee productivity, and reduces costs.” Says FormVerse CEO Kirk Deininger “The publicity is great, but I’m really looking forward to receiving feedback from the panel and identifying potential partners.”

Take a minute to follow the links above to learn more about these two Canadian firms and show your support.

Vantage Analytics
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Vantage Analytics is dedicated to helping business managers compete on analytics without having to become analysts. Founded in Toronto in 2013 by Aran Hamilton and Brandon Kane, experts in e-commerce, and big data analytics, Vantage is building the future of data analytics by making big data easy for anyone to understand and act upon. While companies around the world struggle to make use of... more

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

FormVerse is company focused on providing organizations with full-featured capabilities centered on the needs of the business user. It's flagship FormVerse platform is a revolutionary, patented, policy-driven email solution that assumes a user-centric approach of how an organization's business processes and information should be actioned. more

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