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Nicoya, Bridgit, PiinPoint Split $100K at Communitech Rev Centre Stage

With Silicon Valley ‘godfather’ Steve Blank looking on as a judge, Nicoya Lifesciences pitched its way to a $50,000 prize on Friday night, as the new Communitech Rev sales accelerator graduated its first cohort.

Two other companies among six who pitched, Bridgit and PiinPoint, took home $25,000 each from the Communitech Rev Centre Stage pitch event, in which Blank – creator of the Lean Startup movement and a leading thinker on how build scalable companies – posed some penetrating questions.

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The Next 36 Launches National Campus Tour in Search of Canada’s Top Young Entrepreneurs

Canada’s premiere founder development program for young entrepreneurs is hitting the streets in search of its 2016 cohort.

Students and recent grads will have an opportunity to hear from alumni, senior leadership and mentors of The Next 36 at campuses and startup hubs across the country, including Shopify, Thalmic Labs and Montreal’s La Gare.

With 15 sessions currently scheduled, there will be lots of opportunity for potential applicants from all academic backgrounds to ask questions and network in advance of the October 20 deadline.

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GoToMeeting Five: GROW Conference Edition



The GoToMeeting Five profiles five of the hottest and most promising tech startups across Canada each month. The list is curated by Techvibes editorial staff and reflects who's making waves in our nation's tech ecosystem right now.

This Month the GoToMeeting Five is coming to you from the GROW Conference in Whistler.

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