Top 12 Launch Party Showcase Companies Announced

Pitch Night 2017

On October 19, 2017, community members attended Startup Calgary Pitch Night and voted for the 12 companies who will showcase at Launch Party on November 16 at the Big Four on Stampede Park during Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Congratulations to the Launch Party showcase companies:

  • Bootkik, a gamified online platform that offers small and medium sized businesses personalized learning through a crowd-sourced data engine.

  • Ingu Solutions' Pipers™ provide oil and gas companies with immediate and affordable in-line inspection even in the most challenging conditions.

  • JobJar is a Canada-wide transactional website that connects you with a network of independent construction trades (skilled doers) to solve those handyman type jobs.

  • MowSnowPros is an on-demand landscaping services app that lets users request a one-time, same-day lawn mow or snow removal.

  • ParkChamp is a new innovative way for individuals to find, reserve and pay for parking using their smartphone.

  • PlayCity brings innovative mobile technologies and community engagement practices to help increase awareness of facilities and improve attendance of events and programs.

  • PlayerSX is a pay to play fantasy sports stock market which allows users to buy, trade and sell shares in professional athletes.

  • Reputation Shielder empowers businesses with tools to take control of their online reputation from a single dashboard to monitor their brand.

  • SKILLPICS was created to let people showcase their skill and personality through online portfolios, ePortfolios.

  • TeamFund's platform enables teams, schools and groups to raise funds online by offering in-demand local food products to buy and sale to friends and family, thus earning money for their cause.

  • Think Tank Innovations (ShareSmart) is a healthcare technology development firm that creates solutions for healthcare professionals practicing around the world.

  • Virtuo is a tech-enabled service that makes home buying and moving simple and stress-free.

Finalists were selected through combined efforts of the audience choice vote and a judging panel made up of Calgary Innovation Coalition members' Andrew Browne, Kevin Dahl, Elena Dumitrascu, and Sarah Morrill, as well as Bob Lehodey, Corporate Partner at Osler.

Don't Miss Launch Party 2017

Don't miss your opportunity to meet the who's who of Calgary's tech community on Thursday, November 16. Connect with up-and-coming entrepreneurs, startups, investors and funders at Launch Party 2017, Calgary's largest tech event of the year. To learn more about Launch Party and buy your tickets, go to: http://bit.ly/StartupCalgaryLaunchParty2017