Young companies bring their 'A' game to Montreal for Startupfest

4-day fest brings 3,000 investors and innovators together

Now in its sixth year, Startupfest is a smorgasbord of pitching competitions, keynote speakers, and networking.

Over four days starting Thursday, startup creators will have the opportunity to mingle with investors and entrepreneurs, pitching their ideas in hopes of catching the eye of a potential backer or winning one of the festival's many cash prizes.

Lilianna Zyszkowski, a 15-year-old inventor, will share her story with attendees Thursday.

She invented the PillMinder, a smart pillbox that tracks doses and alerts users to possible mistakes, when she was 11.

Read the full story at cbc.ca.

Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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