ENTREVESTOR: AVF NAMES PRESENTING COMPANIES

BY PETER MOREIRA
Published May 28, 2013 , entrevestor.com
The organizers of Atlantic Venture Forum have named 24 companies to present at the two-day event next month, representing all the main segments of the startup community.
The second annual AVF, presented by Critical Path Group, will take place at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax on June 17-18. One of the great features of the event is that local companies get to pitch to the entire forum, which includes local and international investors.

There will be two more presenting companies than last year, and one person familiar with the deliberations said the organizers had a tough time deciding which of the 65 entries should take the stage.

Half the companies are in the IT space, which means the organizers are giving ample air time to life sciences and cleantech companies.

The presenting companies are:

 Growth Stages Companies

Atlantic Hydrogen, Fredericton

Chelation Partners, Halifax

Chemgreen Innovation, Sackville, NB

Eigen Innovations, Fredericton

Halifax Biomedical, Mabou, NS

InNetwork, Halifax

Livelenz, Halifax

Marcato Festival, Sydney, NS

Neurodyn, Charlottetown

RtTech Software, Moncton

Sagecrowd, Halifax

Zed Creative Inc. Spot

Early stage

Adeptio, Charlottetown

Cellufuel, Halifax

DashHudson, Halifax

DeCell Technologies, Halifax

DeNovaMed, Halifax

FoodTender, Shediac, NB

Heimdall Networks, Sydney, NS

Hyton Innovation, Fredericton

Island Water, Stratford, PEI

Kinder Guardian, Moncton

Proposify, Halifax

Spring Loaded Technology, Halifax

The investors attending the forum will include representatives of such groups as Relay Ventures, Rho Canada Ventures, Real Ventures, White Star Capital, Tandem Expansion Fund,  BDC Venture Capital , Maple Leaf Angels, IncubateNYC, 500 Startups , Azure Capital, Boston Millennia Partners, Lumira Capital, Bain Capital, GrandBanks Capital,  iNovia Capital, Launchpad Venture Group LLC and GroupArgent.

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