LPV5 Presenting Startups Announced

Posted by Rob Lewis

As a media sponsor of Launch Party Vancouver (LPV5) this week, I've been given a sneak peak at the six startups that will be demoing live on Thursday night. These lucky six below will also have the opportunity to win $1,000 and/or box tickets to a Vancouver Giants game in Launch Party's inaugural Startup Most Likely to Succeed Video contest.

Be sure to hit the contest voting page on Thursday morning to cast your vote and hob-nob with the Founders at LPV5 on Thursday night starting at 5:30pm. It looks like all the tickets are spoken for but it haven't got one, get on the waiting list now.

A special thanks to the other sponsors as well: Renaissance Capital, BDC, Bootup, Strutta, Fasken Martineau, and Layer 7.

Company:
PeerFX
Website:
http://www.peerfx.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

PeerFX is an online peer-to-peer currency exchange. By bringing people together to exchange with each other instead of through the banks, we eliminate the bid-ask spread and generate savings of up to 80% in transaction fees on every transaction for your company. more

Company:
Clarity Accounting
Website:
http://www.clarityaccounting.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Clarity Accounting is an online accounting software created for small businesses and self-employed professionals. It has a simple and elegant user interface that allows businesses to enter data and view critical reports as soon as users log in to their account. Clarity Accounting is designed with full compliance to general accounting principles. Features and Benefits of Clarity Accounting Include: Anywhere... more

Company:
Tagga
Website:
http://www.tagga.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Tagga Media is a technology and services company building more connected, more successful cross-media campaigns with mobile. Tagga’s campaign solutions utilize the mobile device to connect consumers to a brand’s advertising media. With Tagga you can track audience enagement online and offline, from first impression to final sale, to map consumer behavior, increase ROI, drive purchases and build loyalty. Find out... more

Company:
Urbantastic
Website:
http://www.urbantastic.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

We are creating an alternative economy of non-paid labour. While this encompasses existing volunteer and pro-bono work, we are also bringing a third category of unpaid work further into the mainstream: the collaboration models of projects like Wikipedia and Open Source Software. Our product is an engaged citizen. Modern online projects have developed extremely sophisticated and effective communications and... more

Company:
MakeFive
Website:
http://makefive.com/
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

MakeFive is a website that allows people to connect through top-five lists. In it users can start topics of any nature and then share their opinions. This can be useful for finding new restaurants, noting favorite movies, debating topical issues, and a raft of other possibilities. Active members earn points for their activity, which increases their authority in the community. more

Company:
Zinepal
Website:
http://www.zinepal.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Zinepal is the easiest way to create eBooks and printable PDFs from online content like blogs and RSS feeds. It produces eBooks in PDF, ePub, Kindle and Mobipocket formats from any online content, including blogs, feeds and individual web pages. The service is used by anyone that wants to repurpose their existing online content to reach additional audiences via eBooks and printable PDFs. more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

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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