MobileMonday Toronto

MobileMonday Toronto
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March 07, 2011 11:18 ET

MobileMonday Toronto-Venture Capital Panel Pitch Returns With New Budding Entrepreneurs

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 7, 2011) -

Attention Business and Technology Editors

On Monday March 7th, MobileMonday Toronto, Canada's leading mobile industry networking group, will open the floor for a new batch of mobile entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to some of Canada's leading Venture Capital companies. Five companies from the Toronto area will be given the opportunity to present to the panel on the merits of their business or idea, and why they should receive funding. There will also be an interactive panel with the VC's taking questions. The annual event is one of the most popular in the MobileMonday Toronto series of events. The panel of Venture Capital companies will include Vencorps, Verdexus Capital, BlackBerry Fund and Growthworks. Vencorps will also be using the event to make an important announcement about a program they are launching.

"This year marked the most submissions ever for our annual event. The quality of companies and ideas continues to improve every year" says Alexander S. Bosika and Jim Brown, co-founders of MobileMonday Toronto. "The event will be standing room only. There are a lot of people eager to hear about the next great idea. There is a great buzz going on in the startup community here in Toronto and its really exciting to help fuel this at the grassroots level."

The March 7th meeting will take place at the MaRS facility, located at 101 College Street (south east corner of College and University). The meeting starts at 6:00pm. To attend, please visit www.mobilemondaytoronto.com and complete RSVP details. There is no cost to attend this event but you must RSVP early.

About MobileMonday Toronto

www.mobilemondaytoronto.com

MobileMonday Toronto is the premier networking event for mobile professionals in the Toronto region. It was co-founded by Alexander S. Bosika and Jim Brown and held its first meeting in June 2006. MobileMonday Toronto is one of 80+ chapters worldwide and is supported by the world's largest volunteer network of passionate mobile professionals committed to growth of the industry.

MobileMonday Toronto operates, as not-for-profit organization whole sole aim is to support the growth of the mobile industry in the Greater Toronto Area and across Canada and to promote collaboration and business networking opportunities in a casual friendly co-operative environment of like-minded professionals.

The first MobileMonday chapter was started by passionate mobile professionals in Helsinki, Finland in the year 2000 and operates its current website at www.mobilemonday.net. Each year, the Helsinki organization sponsors the Global Summit that invites all chapter co-founders to Helsinki HQ to discuss, share and collaborate. MobileMonday Toronto is open to everyone interested in the mobile industry including telecom professionals, application developers, content creators, mobile startups, interactive agencies, industry analysts, venture capitalists and many more. Official sponsors for MobileMonday Toronto include the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association and Marketwire.

About MaRS

MaRS (www.marsdd.com) is a non-profit innovation centre connecting science, technology and social entrepreneurs with business skills and capital to stimulate innovation, entrepreneurship and the creation of successful Canadian companies.

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