Vancouver's SilkStart raises Angel round that includes Boris Wertz

Posted by Rob Lewis

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
Website:
http://www.wmediaventures.com
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 challenges of starting... more

Company:
SilkStart
Website:
http://www.silkstart.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

SilkStart is a rapidly growing technology company making industry-recognized SaaS (Software as a Service) software for 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. Our team is fun, fast-paced, hard-working, and positively competitive. We are committed to exceed our clients’... more


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Rob Lewis

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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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