Dan Kelly from Dank Media put together this great video recap of #LPGROW on August 17, 2011 featuring interviews by the lovely What’s Trending Host and Fellow Canadian, Shira Lazar and an inspiring speech by Payfirma‘s Founder and CEO, Michael Gokturk.
If you missed the event, you can see Shira’s interviews with the Founders from the top 4 Launch Party companies: Unbounce, Tiipz, Rocketr and Summify, highlights of the other 11 amazing LPGROW startups, snippets of a jampacked, lively room full of Canada’s best and brightest, and lots of bunnies hopping about.
Until next time…
It’s the announcement you’ve all been waiting for! Our awesome judges have chosen the 15 Finalists to demo their startups at Launch @ GROW on August 17th.
Congratulations and good luck to all of the companies. Without further ado, here they are:
Launch @ GROW’s 15 Finalists:
- Cargoh.com is a curated marketplace for independent artists and designers. View Cargoh.com’s entry.
- Food.ee is the easiest way to order take out and delivery food online. View Food.ee’s entry.
- Hipsell is the easiest way to buy and sell things. View Hipsell’s entry.
Hoseanna – Serving Busy Women Everywhere
- Hoseanna.com is the new auto-ship service that delivers the monthly essentials women have to (but sometimes hate to) buy. View Hoseanna’s entry.
- The Jostle™ SaaS platform is the modern way for employees to navigate their organization and be more effective contributors. View Jostle.me’s entry.
- MentionMapp provides powerful new ways to understand the rapidly changing social network. Starting with Twitter, MentionMapp displays the unique characteristics of how messages map, through the social community. View MentionMapp’s entry.
Rocketr – Social Notetaking
- Rocketr is a cloud-synced, web and mobile application, designed for social notetaking across your public and private groups. View Rocketr’s entry.
- Storypanda is building an iPad publishing platform for kids and parent to co-create kids stories together. View Storypanda’s entry.
- Summify creates a periodic summary of the most relevant news stories, from all of your social networks, and delivers it by email and on the web. View Summify’s entry.
Tiipz – A Social Platform for Micro Research
- The Tiipz plaform gives businesses a brand new way to reach out and gain insights from customers by creating and sharing Micropinions. View Tiipz’ entry.
ToggleMe with Tradable Bits Platform
- With ToggleMe, you can create custom Facebook Pages and Places in minutes, and use simple Apps to engage your fans/customers. View ToggleMe’s entry.
Unbounce – DIY Landing Pages
- The Unbounce Landing Page Platform makes it easy to create, publish and A/B test targeted landing pages without having to rely on IT or web developers. View Unbounce’s entry.
Warranty Life – Manage all your purchases & warranties for free
- Warranty Life provides free instant online access to receipts, product registration, warranty claim information and even manuals in one central place. View Warranty Life’s entry.
- Wishpond is a shopping search engine that brings together all the products your local stores carry. View Wishpond’s entry.
- ZapTap makes product-specific information and customized incentives available when and where in-store purchasing decisions are made. View ZapTap’s entry.
Techvibes will be highlighting each of these 15 startups in the coming weeks leading up to the event. They have already profiled Vancouver startup, Unbounce.
Also, if you are still looking for tickets to the Launch @ GROW Reception, there are a few left here on Eventbrite.
Feel free to leave some love for the finalists in the comments below!