Thoora makes Eight Canadian Startups at TechCrunch 50

by Rob Lewis | Startups

Techvibes had earlier reported that there were seven Candian companies attending TechCrunch50 - well it turns ot there was actually eight.

Toronto's Thoora joined Vancouver's StorySomething and Radiusly in the Top 50 (actually 47) and presented on the main stage. Calgary's Tynt, Montreal's DokDok and Muutu, Fundrazr, Mingleverse from Vancouver represented from the DemoPit.

Thoora CEO Mike Lee presented on Day two during the News & Media Discovery session and unveiled their new service that makes it easy for people to discover the news attracting the most attention within the blogosphere, Twitter and thousands of traditional media sources.



Thoora was founded by a group of University of Toronto students and currently employ 15. Thoora is in private-beta and available by invitation-only.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Thoora helps people discover What the World is Talking About by delivering the news that is attracting the most interest and reaction – making it easy for people to filter through the noise to find the content that offers the most value, insight and perspective. Thoora’s real-time algorithm takes a unique approach to delivering news by focusing on the stories that everyone’s talking about,... more

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Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  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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