Locked and Loaded: Tech Fest Toronto Lineup is Now Full

Posted by Rob Lewis

In November Techvibes hosted a recruiting event in Vancouver called Tech Fest that brought together the hottest tech companies in the city.

The one-of-a-kind event had a lineup of 10 execs from some of fastest growing companies in Vancouver pitching the job-seeking audience on why they should consider working for them.

Techvibes is bringing this event to Toronto on March 27 at The Great Hall on Queen Street West and you're invited to attend.

 

 

Earlier this week we announced that BNOTIONS, Hubba, Bionym, Slyce, Achievers, and Top Hat were joining FreshBooks, Shopify, and Wattpad to present at Tech Fest Toronto. Today we're announced that Vena Solutions is the tenth and final company to pitch what will be a sold-out job-seeking audience on March 27.

There will be drinks and good food as attendees meet the CEOs, hiring managers, and executive teams of the presenting companies. Each company will have a creative exhibit area set up; in Vancouver there was a foosball tournament, popcorn machine, ice cream sundaes, ping pong, 4D simulators, and prizes.

And the highlight? Watch the company reps have three minutes on stage to pitch you on why you should work for them. Hear what sets them apart, their perks, and the technology they're building.

Job seekers should register for free now as this event will fill up fast. Your ticket includes one complimentary beverage and appetizers.

The complete lineup of participating companies is:

Company:
FreshBooks
Website:
http://www.freshbooks.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

In 2003, Mike McDerment, co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks, accidently saved over an invoice, snapped and decided to create a better way to manage his books and bill clients. Since then, FreshBooks has emerged as the #1 cloud accounting specialist for small business owners by helping more than 5 million people track time, organize expenses and invoice clients in the cloud. Known for extraordinary customer service... more

Company:
Shopify
Website:
http://www.shopify.ca
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Shopify is an Ottawa based commerce platform that allows anyone to easily sell online, at their retail location, and everywhere in between. Shopify offers a professional online storefront, a payment solution to accept credit cards, a point of sale system to power retail sales and a card reader to accept payments through a mobile phone. Shopify currently powers over 80,000 active online stores around the world,... more

Company:
BNOTIONS
Website:
http://www.bnotions.ca
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

BNOTIONS is a Mobile Strategy, Data & Analytics Innovation Firm. We are the partner of choice for organizations with the desire to disrupt through innovation. We deliver large and complex deployments, but are small enough to retain a boutique approach to best-in-breed quality and agility. Our proprietary approach delivers measurable, effective, data-driven product innovation, from strategy to product launch and... more

Company:
Wattpad
Website:
http://www.wattpad.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Great stories bring people together! Wattpad is the world's largest community for discovering and sharing stories. It's a new form of entertainment connecting readers and writers through storytelling, and best of all, it's entirely free. With thousands of new stories added every day, an incredibly active community of readers, and the ability to read on your computer, phone, or tablet, Wattpad is the only place... more

Company:
Hubba
Website:
http://www.hubba.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Hubba’s Data Sharing Platform gives brands and retailers the power to manage and share their consumer-ready product information ensuring that the RIGHT message gets to the RIGHT consumers at exactly RIGHT moment in the purchase decision process. Hubba works in 3 simple steps: 1) Pull together a product story of exactly what you would like to tell a consumer at the final moment before a purchase decision. 2) Curate... more

Company:
Achievers
Website:
http://www.achievers.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

At Achievers, our mission is to Change the Way the World Works. Your employees are your company’s greatest asset; when you empower them to succeed, your business reaps the benefits. We believe in building a culture of recognition where performance, not presence, is rewarded. A culture of recognition not only inspires your employees to achieve and grow, it drives results for your organization. Achievers is one of... more

Company:
Slyce
Website:
http://www.slyce.it
Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Slyce is anchored by an advanced identification technology that allows consumers to purchase anything, at the moment they discover it—simply by taking a picture of the image with their smartphone. more

Company:
Bionym Inc.
Website:
http://www.bionym.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Bionym develops the Nymi, a wristband that authenticates the wearer using unique characteristics of his/her cardiac signal (ECG). The Nymi is the first product to offer identity, proximity and motion information all in one wearable electronic device! more

Company:
Vena Solutions
Website:
http://www.venasolutions.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

At Vena our mission is to help smart companies better manage their data, spreadsheets and files in the cloud. Our product has three main components: A pure JavaScript front-end that allows a company to build out beautiful visio-like flow charts showing how data and files flow throughout the company. We call one of these flowcharts a process. We treat spreadsheets as the window to your data. Using a small but... more

Company:
Top Hat
Website:
http://www.tophat.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Top Hat helps make every lecture count by transforming students' mobile devices into powerful tools for active learning. Using Top Hat, professors can ask questions, moderate discussions, host tournaments and more to help professors teach and students learn more effectively. Top Hat is used in over 400 universities around the world, including Harvard, Stanford & the University of Waterloo. more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media Inc. 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... more



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