Winners of Startup Calgary's Launch Party 2012

by Knowlton Thomas | Startups

Launch Party 2012 in Calgary saw more than 350 attendees. Hosted by Startup Calgary, the event awarded freshly launched startups in categories such as "most likely to raise a venture capital round" and "most likely to make a splash in Silicon Valley."

Here's the full list of winners.

• Startup with coolest mobile app: SimplySolar

• Most boot-strapped venture: Tiny Plots

• Most promising startup concept: Eventswoop

• Venture most likely to raise an angel round: Merchee

• Most likely to leverage technology for commercial success: POSH View

• Venture most likely to raise a VC round: Osprey Informatics

• Venture prepping to go to market: Stroke Link

• Startup most likely to make a splash in Silicon Valley: FastCab

• Best geo-technology startup: Invici Technologies

• A100 “One to watch” award: FastCab

Startups that participated but didn't win include Kidoodle, Qoture, Yellowjacket Software, Tapestry Systems, PayLab, and ScheduleBox.

Next Wednesday is a Post-Launch Party at the Melrose Cafe and Bar, hosted by the AcceleratorYYC team.

Startup Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Startup Calgary is all about community building - our primary goal is to help pull the IT based, startup related communities in Calgary closer together. We know that's a pretty tall order - there's a lot of get togethers, basement startups, and technologies being dreamed up here in our city that no one is aware of. We want to make sure everyone has the support and exposure they need. Don't... more

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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