Cambrian House Inc. Wins Top Prize at Canadian Venture Forum
CALGARY, Alberta, March 7 /CNW/ -- Cambrian House Inc., an online
commercialized crowdsourcing community, received top votes in Canadian
Business magazine's Pitch4Profit contest in February, landing them as one of
three Canadian start-up businesses competing at the Canadian Venture Forum's
Great Canadian Pitch-Off. Michael Sikorsky, Cambrian House CEO presented at
the Pitch-Off and Cambrian House was announced the winner at the Canadian
Venture Forum's wrap-up dinner last night.
Cambrian House competed against ViaVol and Telege for the interest of
Canada's angel and venture investment community members. The contest saw each
company's video elevator pitches played for the judges and audience before
presenting live and answering tough questions from the judges including Kevin
O'Leary of Dragon's Den. Votes from the audience were tallied and Cambrian
House was declared the winner.
The Canadian Venture Forum ran March 4-6, 2006 and was hosted by the
Toronto Venture Group.
For Sikorsky, the accomplishment was being selected by the crowd.
"Empowering the crowd to make the decision is what Cambrian House is all
about," he said. "How great is it that a company building a crowdsourcing
community was selected by the audience as the most compelling pitch at the
Great Canadian Pitch-Off. The other competitors have great ideas too, and I'm
sure they'll be successful. I wish them luck."
Originally, Cambrian House was selected as one of Profit Magazine's 25
finalists in the Pitch4Profit video contest. Video pitches were posted online
and then narrowed down to three finalists that pitch live at the Canadian
About Cambrian House:
Cambrian House is the home of crowdsourcing. A place where members can
leverage the participation and wisdom of crowds build ventures collaboratively
and share in the rewards. Develop ideas, grow business ventures, contribute to
projects, and share in a venture's commercial successes.
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