SOURCE: Something Simpler

January 21, 2008 17:54 ET

Something Simpler Selected for "Best Early Stage" Award at Canadian Financing Forum

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - January 21, 2008) - Something Simpler, a leading developer of vertical search and content matching technologies, is pleased to announce that it has received the "Best Early Stage" award at the 11th annual Canadian Financing Forum held in Vancouver, B.C. on January 16. The Forum is a respected resource for technology entrepreneurs and North American investors who seek to recognize and facilitate partnerships with companies based in Canada.

This year, 31 of Canada's best and brightest private technology companies were given the opportunity to present to 70 top investors from across Canada and the United States. The presenters were judged in the following categories: Forum Favourite in Cleantech, Forum Favourite in Information Technology and the Best Early Stage Company. Winners were selected based on feedback from the attendees and a panel of judges.

"We're very honoured to have received this reward," said Ian Andrew Bell, founder and CEO of Something Simpler, "and we feel this represents an early indicator that we have the right team and are chasing the right opportunity in an extremely exciting marketplace. We look forward to validating all of the early support and encouragement we have received from the community as we move forward with our plan."

"Something Simpler was an excellent choice for the 'Best Early Stage Company' award. Our selection committee was impressed by their presentation, technology and business plan," commented Dave Thomas, General Manager of the Canadian Financing Forum. "I believe that Something Simpler will be one of the sought after startups in Western Canada in 2008."

About the Canadian Financing Forum

The Canadian Financing Forum matches North American Corporate and VC investors with entrepreneurs looking to build world-class technology companies. The Forum is one of the most respected resources for North American investors who seek to recognize, gain exposure to, and facilitate partnerships with the best and most promising Technology entrepreneurs and Canadian based companies. For more information, please visit www.financingforum.com.

About Something Simpler

Something Simpler is a world-class developer of personalized realtime content matching technologies. Its first product, Pulse, keeps users up-to-date on their interests in Music, Books, Movies, and Television via online Social Networks and Community sites. For more information visit: www.somethingsimpler.com

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