MEDIA ADVISORY: Discover Ottawa’s 12 most innovative new companies at the 2016 Startup Garage Rally

Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2016

Twelve businesses are ready to come to life at the 2016 Startup Garage Rally. Over the summer, young local entrepreneurs from the University of Ottawa, Carleton University and Algonquin College participated in an intensive three-month business accelerator program to get their businesses off the ground using funds, mentorship, support and space provided by Startup Garage.

WHAT: Meet local student entrepreneurs leading Ottawa’s 12 most innovative new companies

WHEN: Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 4:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Jean Pigott Place, Ottawa City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa ON K1P 1J1) 

Startup Garage 2016 teams:

Ample3D offers a customizable architectural software application in the 3D space.

BALANCE provides balance to your wardrobe with ethically-made and locally-sourced clothing.

Discoverly provides post-secondary institutions with highly qualified leads with a machine-learning tool that helps students select the right program.

Go Give-Back helps charitable causes and organizations seamlessly collect live donations.

The Growcer provides fresh and affordable produce for remote communities by retrofitting shipping containers with aquaponics technology.

Kegshoe provides breweries with a simple solution to track and manage their kegs.

SmartKart delivers your groceries and alcohol right to your doorstep in under two hours.

Spectrafy is reinventing the way the world measures sunlight and the atmosphere with low-cost hardware and break-through software.

Spiderwort provides low-cost, open source, DIY kits for key equipment needed to enable scientific discoveries in all economies and environments across the globe.

Spivo helps adventurers and athletes create captivating videos by instantly switching between filming themselves and their surroundings.

Timsle helps you stay on track with your daily goals through an accountability network.

YouCollab allows YouTube creators to collaborate with each other easily and efficiently.

Contact nbeanlan@uOttawa.ca to reserve a seat.

Media inquiries:

Sarah Foster
Media Relations Officer
Cell: 613-762-2908
sarah.foster@uOttawa.ca

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