We are pleased to have been chosen by the CIX as one of Canada’s most ground-breaking technology start-ups
Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) November 22, 2012
sweetiQ, provider of the world’s first enterprise-class location-based marketing and analytics platform is pleased to announce that it has been selected for the Canadian Innovation Exchange’s CIX Top 20. A showcase of the hottest technology companies in Digital Media and Information and Communications, the event brings together leaders, investors and top executives from across Canada. The one-day conference is designed to recognize the next generation of Canadian entrepreneurs, and provide a showcase for their products and services to an audience of top technology leaders.
“We are pleased to have been chosen by the CIX as one of Canada’s most ground-breaking technology start-ups, and we’re proud to help represent what Canadian entrepreneurship is all about,” said sweetiQ Co-founder and CEO, Michael Mire. “Just off the heels of our experience last week in San Francisco, at theC100’s 48hrs in the Valley, we look forward to carrying that energy and momentum on to CIX in Toronto next week.”
“The CIX Top 20 represents the very pinnacle of Canadian entrepreneurship and innovation, and this year’s selections are some of the most compelling and competitive we have seen,” said Robert Montgomery, CIX chair member and CEO of First Maximilian Associates and Achilles Media Ltd. “We’d like to congratulate sweetiQ on being chosen from amoung hundreds of promising Canadian companies and look forward to next week’s event to find out more about their technology and approach to the fascinatingly dynamic world of location-based marketing.”
As a part of the event, CIX will create a virtual trading floor, providing an opportunity for each company to compete for selection as one of two “virtual stock picks” at the event. Companies will each take to the stage to present their unique innovations and approaches to the market for judgment by the expert panel of investors and executives.
Taking place November 27, 2012 at MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) is the foremost destination for key leaders in the innovation economy to learn from one another, explore new relationships and accelerate the development of the ground-breaking technologies, products and services propelling the Canadian economy into the future. This one day forum attracts the people behind innovative new technologies "entrepreneurs, investors, corporations, service providers, government, and media" for an unparalleled program of visionary keynotes and panel discussions, facilitated networking opportunities, and the CIX Top 20 a showcase of Canada's hottest innovative companies working in Digital Media and Information and Communication Technology.
sweetiQ is a local marketing analytics platform that provides powerful insights and recommendations for brick and mortar chains, franchises and the agencies that serve them. The local marketing landscape is notoriously fragmented, leaving brands scrambling for a complete picture across search engines, social networks, mobile apps, and everywhere else on the social, local, mobile (SoLoMo) web. sweetiQ’s enterprise-class platform aggregates these data sources giving marketers total control over their brand presence, visibility & local campaign performance.