Under the Radar to highlight 5 Canadian startups in Mountain View

by Rob Lewis | Startups

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.

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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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