The Huston effect prevents us from naming this event after any Star Wars episodes. However, we thought lets have an “Own the start-up podium” event. This is your chance to meet up close and personal with some amazing Ottawa start-up talent. The really great part about is that they are looking to hire in the next 3 months. So the outcome is even better than a gold medal you could get a job with some award winning companies.
These are great companies with awesome founders and TONS of potential. Here is the skinny on them:
YOUi Labs – these guys ROCK! Voted one of CIX top 20 most Innovative companies in Canada 2009 Start-up to Watch by the Ottawa business Journal.
Infonium – Excellence – meets healthcare – meets Ruby on rails Jay Lawrence OBJ top 40 under 40 Industry Canada recognizes Infonium as a Canadian Innovation leader
Zeebu Mobile – Awesomeness for kids and cool technology Future – theCodeFactory 2010 start-up to watch Written up in OBJ.
Exocortex - Gaming Excellence and bleeding edge technology 2008 - TheCodeFactory Start-up to Watch tetrahedral-based fluid simulator WOW it even sounds cool.
Blindside Networks - Education meets open source - from Carleton 2009 - TheCodeFactory Start-up to Watch Open Source voice, video and awesomeness!
One more start-up spot available.
- Ian Graham