Polar Mobile masters media coverage

by Rob Lewis | Technology

Great article in today's Financial Post about Polar Mobile and their founder Kunal Gupta. Young entrepreneurs out their might remember Gupta most recently for his work as the Founder of the Impact Entrepreneurship Group. Well, he's at it again but this time as an entrepreneur himself.

If you’ve ever spent time reading a magazine on your iPhone or BlackBerry, chances are good you helped make Kunal Gupta a little bit richer by doing so.

While the average person probably has never heard of Mr. Gupta’s Toronto-based startup, Polar Mobile, if they read Sports Illustrated, TIME Magazine or BusinessWeek on their BlackBerry or iPhone, they’re using his software.

Despite that mainstream anonymity, within the Canadian technology and media communities, privately-held Polar is one of the hottest properties in the rapidly expanding Canadian mobile software industry, generating an audible buzz and a great deal of attention from the technology community and would-be investors.

This National Post coverage comes on the heels of a Business Incubator piece less than one week ago in the Globe and Mail.

Polar Mobile was founded in 2007 and is now 25 employees strong. No doubt one of those is a public relations maven with a pretty good rolodex.

Impact Entrepreneurship Group
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Impact's goal is to create the next generation of entrepreneurs and help young entrepreneurs realize their true potential. Impact connects people, knowledge and ideas, recognizing success and providing inspiration to leaders at every stage of their development. The Impact Entrepreneurship Group is Canada's largest non-profit, student-run organization dedicated to encouraging the entrepreneurial... 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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