Under the Radar to highlight 5 Canadian startups in Mountain View

Posted by Rob Lewis

This summer's GROW 2011 Conference in Vancouver has does wonders to help connect Canadian tech startups with Silicon Valley.

A prime example of this is the five confirmed Canadian startups that will be representing Canada at the upcoming Under the Radar conference on November 9th & 10th in Mountain View, California. This is most Canadian startups to ever participate in an Under the Radar event.

  • Halifax's GoInstant
  • Toronto's Rypple
  • Waterloo's TribeHR
  • Waterloo's Vidyard
  • Toronto's Wave Accounting

As Silicon Valley’s most effective innovation showcase and business development conference, Under the Radar continues to bring leading decision makers together with pre-vetted startups that are disrupting the way traditional business is run.

This 18th Under the Radar event tagged Under the Radar: Work Smarter, Not Harder will bring together innovative startups with industry leaders in hopes to create distribution partnerships, give major brands and corporations offerings their customers are asking for, and ease decision making for the business owner. 

Under the Radar has been recognized as the most important showcase of innovation and deal-making forum in Silicon Valley. Under the Radar is NOT a funding event, however, in the past three years alone, 67% of their presenters have gone on to raise major funding and/or been acquired by companies such as Google, Yahoo!, Cisco, BT, Microsoft, Twitter, and Fox Interactive.

Want to attend?  Use our discount code "TCVB" to save $200 off your ticket when regsitering online.

Company:
Rypple
Website:
http://www.rypple.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Long before Rypple, we started a software company called Workbrain. Workbrain helped huge companies schedule and pay people. Within a few years, we grew to over 650 people. Like every big company, we set up a "Performance Management" program. We thought that formal reviews would help us manage people and the business. They did. Sort of. Our process helped the company but not our people. It calculated bonuses and... more

Company:
Wave
Website:
http://www.waveapps.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Wave makes it easy to be your own boss. Just do what you're good at, and lean on Wave's smart online software for help with invoicing, accounting and payroll. Wave makes your money-related task easy with: • unlimited invoicing, absolutely free! • accept credit cards on your invoices with our "pay now" feature with a super-low, easy-to-understand flat fee • expense tracking with no more manual entry! Connect with... more

Company:
TribeHR
Website:
http://www.tribehr.com
Location:
Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Headquartered in Waterloo, ON and Boston, MA, TribeHR Corp. builds TribeHR, the first truly social human resources management software. Its easy-to-use tools are used by businesses worldwide, allowing companies to focus more on what they do best and less on things that get in the way. TribeHR was founded in 2009 and is funded by Matrix Partners and Relay Ventures. For more information, visit www.tribehr.com. more

Company:
GoInstant
Website:
http://www.goinstant.com
Location:
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

GoInstant brings you, your customer and your product together within seconds, so you can focus on what's really important.For sales, GoInstant lets you put the prospect in front of your product faster than anything else. For Customer support, it means you can solve problems faster and make customers happier by turning a bad situation in to a positive one. GoInstant allows you to engage your customers on your... 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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