CIX Top 20 Company, inkbox, Wins Canada Regional for Startup World Cup 2019

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Toronto-based ecommerce startup, inkbox, was awarded the Startup World Cup 2019 Canada Regional Winner trophy, at CIX (Canadian Innovation Exchange) on Tuesday October 23.

TORONTO-based ecommerce startup, inkbox, was awarded the Startup World Cup 2019 Canada Regional Winner trophy, at CIX (Canadian Innovation Exchange) on Tuesday October 23.

Startup World Cup & CIX Partnership:

Startup World Cup partners with CIX to host its Canadian regional competition. This regional competition was held on October 22nd and 23rd, 2018 as a part of the annual CIX event in Toronto at the Marriott Eaton Centre.

Startup World Cup is a global conference and competition with the goal of bridging startup ecosystems worldwide and offers a chance to win a US $1,000,000 prize in investment. There are 40+ regional events across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia, leading up to the Grand Finale in US Silicon Valley. This is the first ever event of its type, organized by Fenox Venture Capital, a Silicon Valley-based multinational VC firm.

About Startup World Cup 2019 Canada Regional Winner:

Startup World Cup Canada Regional judges selected inkbox, from the final CIX Top 20 companies, and Co-founder, Tyler Handley, accepted the trophy on Oct 23 at CIX. inkbox will represent Canada at the Startup World Cup Grand Finale in San Francisco on May 17th, 2019 and will compete alongside 40+ other startups from all over the world for a chance to win a US $1,000,000 prize in investment.

Founded in February 2015, inkbox has disrupted the tattoo industry by making temporary tattoos that last between 8-18 days, they look real and offer thousands of designs. Tattoos are no longer a decision that will most likely be regretted years later. Inkbox’s patented formula uses the juice of a Panama fruit for the basis of the semi-permanent tattoo product. Today they have sold more than a half a million tattoos to customers in 150 countries: https://inkbox.com/.

About Startup World Cup 2019 Grand Finale:

Past Startup World Cup Grand Finale events featured prominent figures from the high tech community, including John Chambers (Former CEO of Cisco), Steve Wozniak (Co-Founder of Apple), Reid Hoffman (Founding CEO of LinkedIn), Vinod Khosla (Co-Founder of Sun Microsystems), Adam Cheyer (Co-Founder of Siri), Marc Randolph (Co-Founder of Netflix), and Jay Vijayan (Former CIO of Tesla). Startup World Cup had veteran investors from Kleiner Perkins, Y Combinator, Techstars, Intel Capital, 500 Startups, GE Ventures, DFJ, Social Capital, Index Ventures, and Plug and Play Ventures, as well as investors from all over the world, judging the global and regional finals.

Startup World Cup 2019 Grand Finale will be held in San Francisco on May 17th, 2019 and regional winning startups from 40+ countries all over the world will compete for a chance to win a US $1,000,000 prize in investment.

Startup World Cup 2019 Grand Finale
May 17th, 2019
San Francisco Masonic Auditorium
http://universe.com/startupworldcup2019

For more information about Startup World Cup please visit: https://www.startupworldcup.io/.

About CIX - Canadian Innovation Exchange:
CIX is Canada’s only national curated startup investment conference. Invited attendees are founders of Canada’s most innovative early and growth-stage tech companies and global investors and corporates. An annual conference, 2018 CIX took place over two days, Oct 22-23, 2018, in downtown Toronto. http://cixsummit.com/2018/.

Startup World Cup Media Contact:

Janice Mok
Lead, Marketing
USA: 650.919.3182
janice@fenoxvc.com

CIX Media Contacts:

John Whalen
Director, Marketing
Canada: 416.408.2300 x 215
jwhalen@brunico.com

Lauren Linton
Executive Director
Canada: 416.569.4349
llinton@brunico.com

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