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    Fundica announces pitching Startups for Vancouver stop, including 4 from Victoria (VIATEC Members) see more


    Fundica announces pitching Startups for Vancouver stop, including 4 from Victoria (VIATEC Members)

    We’ve chosen our Montreal City Winners, but there are still two city-stops to go—and many additional finalists to find—before our finale on July 12th. At our next event in Vancouver, an all-new roster of startups will compete for their chance to win the $500,000 investment award. Come cheer them on at our beautiful, new venue, the Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre. Read about them below!

    Hypernose (from Victoria), developed by Alphatron Technology, is a nano-technology electronic device that uses a novel, patent-pending microelectrochemical technology, as well as advanced data fusion and machine learning software, to selectively detect hazardous gases while ignoring benign VOC compounds.

    QiiQ Healthcare is developing a system for tracking, analyzing, reporting, and improving workflow in hospital emergency departments. They are using the latest in indoor tracking, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, as well as their in-depth knowledge of the domain, to help drive deadly emergency wait times down to zero.

    Youneeq (from Victoria), is a Knowledge Discovery platform that uses its proprietary A.I. to deliver organizations’ existing knowledge—in its content, data, and product forms—in an effective, automated, user-focused manner.

    Skylite Labs Inc enhances quality of life by recommending smart home devices that are compatible and centralized.

    Biointeractive Technologies Inc.’s wristband, TENZR, protects hands from hand injuries and enables speedy recovery from existing hand injuries using a proprietary sensing technique that detects tendon and muscle movement at the wrist.

    LearningBranch Inc is a platform for the automated, voice or chat-based assessment of soft skills that replaces checkbox application forms and expensive face-to-face interviews. Customizable and scalable, the platform transforms the recruitment and onboarding processes.

    SafetyTek Software Ltdis a comprehensive safety management suite that helps construction companies eliminate work stoppages, reveal the true value of safety, and invest in their reputation.

    ChatterHigh (from Victoria), inspires students to be personally engaged about their post-secondary aspirations by gamifying the post-secondary research experience.

    RallyEngine is a Resilience-as-a-Service platform that alerts groups, rallies teams, reports tips, and enhances the overall safety and business continuity of campuses, companies, and cities while effectively minimizing the costly impact of disruptive events.

    VitalSines creates hardware and software solutions that help people live longer and healthier lives. Their first product, iHeart, has been in the market for three years and has over 10,000 users in 65 countries worldwide.

    Plurilock (from Victoria), delivers preventative, instantaneous, and continuous solutions for endpoint security and visibility. Its software strengthens workplace cybersecurity using patented behavioral biometrics to identify authorized users and neutralize threats.

    Fusion Genomics Corp. is a precision medicine for infectious diseases company. Their pan-pathogen test can identify any known human pathogen (~1,400). It provides accurate diagnosis based on genomic information, which is needed to guide treatment, detect antibiotic resistance, and identify host disease susceptibility markers in a cost-effective and timely manner.

    Morfus Mixed Reality helps turn 2D floorplans and 3D architectural designs into fully interactive mobile VR walkthroughs that can be accessed on an app.

    ViewsIQ Inc. is a medical technology company that is digitizing patient samples microscopically to disrupt the pathology practice. Designed to integrate seamlessly into the laboratory's existing workflow, ViewsIQ's Panoptiq pathology imaging solution allows clinicians to share patient samples digitally, comfortably, and with the complexity of their own microscopes.

    Responsive offers a digital hybrid wealth solution to private managers and banks. Our solution enables client-focused service excellence and actionable insights that grow wealth and build trust.

    Lumen5 is a video creation platform powered by artificial intelligence that allows brands and businesses to produce engaging video content for marketing purposes at scale through intelligent automations.


    Want to see these startups live? Come to our Vancouver event. Limited tickets remain!

    Vancouver, May 31st, 2018: Tickets here

    Toronto, June 28th, 2018: Tickets here

    Finale, Montreal, July 12th, 2018: Tickets here

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    Deadline to apply to pitch was April 18th, but it's been extended to THIS Friday...your last chance! see more

    Want to secure a $1,000,000 Investment Award?
    Apply to Fundica by THIS Friday!

    Don't miss out on the Fundica Roadshow: all-day live pitches & kick-ass fireside chats from VCs and guest speakers on May 2nd at Fort Tectoria.

    Reasons to attend:

    • Learn about important funding trends and opportunities

    • Discover available resources to start and grow your business

    • Connect with entrepreneurs, funding experts and advisors

    • Potentially win a $1,000,000 Investment Award!

    Deadline to apply to pitch was April 18th, but it's been extended to THIS Friday... so this is your last chance!

    Want to Pitch?


    • Must have a technological component to your business
    • Be incorporated in Canada
    • Be in seed or growth stage
    • Expect revenue growth >50%

    City-stop Winner Receives

    • A spot at the Grand Finale to secure the $1,000,000 FSVP Investment Award
    • 3 months free office space at WeWork
    • Cloud Hosting package from CANARIE
    • Free accounting services from Intuit


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    Startups that are selected to pitch will get their business in front of a panel of VCs and more. see more

    VIATEC and the Capital Investment Network are happy to partner up with Fundica as they travel across Canada for the 2016 Fundica Roadshow. In each of the 10 cities they travel to, Fundica is searching for the best startups working on an innovative solution. On April 13 the roadshow makes a stop at Fort Tectoria. You can sign up to either pitch (deadline is April 6), network or attend RoadTalks. 

    Startups that are selected to pitch will get their business in front of a panel of VCs, Angels, banks and government organizations. The winner gets a life-changing trip to San Francisco to pitch to Valley investors, funding for their business and more.

    If you're not ready to pitch yet, you can still register for inspirational RoadTalks led by expert guests to learn how to take your business to the next level. This is a great opportunity to make great connections and engage with your startup community.

    Register to pitch now: - DEADLINE IS APRIL 6th!
    Attend RoadTalks: 
    Keep up with @fundica on the #FUNDICAROADSHOW at