Six Hiring Companies Added to Techvibes Toronto Tech Fest Lineup

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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 audience on why job seekers 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.

 

Last week we announed that FreshBooks, Shopify, and Wattpad would be presenting at Tech Fest Toronto. Interest from hiring companies has been strong and today we're announcing six more participating companies. So far the lineup is:

There will be drinks and good food as you 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 execs have 3 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.

If you're hiring and want to grab the 10th and final spot contact techfest@techvibes.com today. As a sponsor you'll also enjoy the bonus of unlimited access to the Techvibes Job Board for one year.

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.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

BNOTIONS is a Mobile, Data, and Analytics Innovation Firm. They are the partner of choice for organizations with the desire to disrupt through innovation. They deliver large and complex deployments, but are small enough to retain a boutique approach to best-in-breed quality and agility. Their 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:
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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