Vancouver's SilkStart raises Angel round that includes Boris Wertz

by Rob Lewis | Business

Vancouver Super Angel Boris Wertz is living up to his new title of 2011 BC Angel Investor of the Year.

Today local startup SilkStart Technology Inc. announced that it has closed a new round of funding that includes Wertz's W Media Ventures as well as existing investors Vik Khanna and Pankaj Agarwal

According to SilkStart CEO Daniel Chu, funds from the new round of investment will be used to accelerate their plan to revolutionize association management software.

Chu has been busy selling since raising his first angel round in January 2011. The SilkStart roster of clients now includes the Vancouver Board of Trade, Seattle's Keiretsu Forum, the Washington, DC based US Asian American Chamber of Commerce, VANTEC and DigiBC.

Disclosure: Boris Wertz is an investor in Techvibes Media Inc.

Company:
W Media Ventures
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

W Media Ventures is a Vancouver-based venture capital firm focusing on Consumer Internet opportunities in the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. We are looking for entrepreneurs that want to build remarkable companies in the fields of digital media, e-commerce, social networks or platforms. Having founded and run Internet companies ourselves, we not only understand the space but also the... more

Company:
SilkStart
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

SilkStart is a rapidly growing SaaS (Software as a Service) company that helps membership organizations to grow and succeed – it combines the latest social networking technology for better member engagement and the simplest user interface for easier management. SilkStart is committed to building industry leading functionality for member-based organizations by enabling trade and not-for-profit... 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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