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Taskhire to Present at Start-up Camp Montreal 7

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Big News!

Taskhire has been selected as one of only 5 startups to present at Startup Camp Montreal 7 ! If you don’t know, Startup camp is a yearly event for which Montreal tech and internet-based startup companies apply to present. “It is the forum where early stage companies, investors and on-lookers alike can share information and validate pitches live,” according to Montreal Startup Camp’s homepage.  This conference has the potential to make or break a business, and Taskhire will be among the few being scrutinized.

The Camp boasts well-known keynote speakers Perry Evans, Founder and CEO of Closely, Inc. (you may know him from his work on MapQuest), Robert Gold, COO of Beyond the Rack, and Yona Shtern, CEO of Beyond the Rack. The conference will include two main keynote speeches, five presentations from startups, as well as a facilitated, participant-driven conference, aka unconference, centered on tech startups. The expected attendance is between 400 and 500, and they are already almost completely sold out.

The five startups chosen to present at the conference include:

In addition to Start up Camp, Taskhire has recently presented at Montreal NewTech, a group founded in 2008 by Felipe Coimbra that organizes meetings for tech startups in the city. You can check out that presentation here, or just watch it below.