DemoCamp Vancouver 9 lineup announced

Posted by Rob Lewis

DemoCamp Vancouver 9 is tonight at 6:30pm in the Atrium of The Landing at 375 Water Street (next to Steamworks) and it is sold-out. The event lineup is set but as always there will be time for anyone to make an impromptu 30 second pitch for their company or idea.

Tonight there will be two featured presentations along with the demo lineup - Mike Lee of the newly formed Roger Ventures (he is also CEO of Thoora) and Tim Bray, Director of Web Technologies at Sun.

The scheduled demoing startups will be:

  • Recotype – an open framework for requesting and receiving recommendations on Twitter
  • Yummy Republic – a wireless platform to link take-out restaurants with the Web to enable them receive online orders and send back confirmation to customer instantly.
  • Troovy – a web and mobile-based local discovery platform - users find recommended places and people based on their own travel and feedback patterns
  • Deets.me – lets to manage your contact details in a simple and centralized way
  • Layerboom – provides hosting companies with a comprehensive software platform which gives them the ability to turn their dedicated servers into virtual private server clouds

troovy is Canada's answer to finding, sharing and discussing local amenities. With a combination of user reviews, location-aware searching right down to the neighborhood level detail, and a system that learns and recommends people and businesses as you contribute, troovy is a local search resource that intends to change the way people engage businesses and neighbors alike. more

Company:
Thoora
Website:
http://www.thoora.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Thoora helps people discover What the World is Talking About by delivering the news that is attracting the most interest and reaction – making it easy for people to filter through the noise to find the content that offers the most value, insight and perspective. Thoora’s real-time algorithm takes a unique approach to delivering news by focusing on the stories that everyone’s talking about, rather than what a small... more

Company:
Layerboom Systems
Website:
http://layerboom.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Layerboom Systems provides hosting companies with all the components required to provide turn-key virtual private servers to their customers. By combining the latest virtualization technologies with a unique hosted management platform, hosting companies are able to provide VPS products to their customers quickly and easily, while continuing to focus on what they do best. more

Company:
Rogers Ventures
Website:
http://www.rogersventures.ca
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Rogers Ventures is a venture-style funding mechanism for start-ups with lots of value add. We invest our money, our leverage, our experience, and other strategic contributions to get Rogers Venture portfolio companies on the path of accelerated development and market growth. Technology innovation was fundamental to our founder, Ted Rogers, and remains a strategic pillar of our company today. Rogers Ventures is... more


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Rob Lewis

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Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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