TORONTO, June 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian video tech startup, dubdub, wins the 2017 French Founders semi-finals Start Up Tour in Montreal; making it the only Canadian startup to move on to the North American finals taking place in New York in September.
dubdub, founded by acclaimed francophone technology lawyer Fred Dionne in Montreal, was one of six innovative Canadian start-ups chosen to present out of the more than 200 Canadians companies that applied. The platform has two proprietary solutions, dubsuite and dubcandy, which fulfill the need in the market for authentic content creation and shoppable video technology while allowing brands and creators to work together and have direct and measureable ROI.
"As a Canadian company it is very important for us to represent both national languages. The French Founders community is one that we highly respect and having the opportunity to go into the French-speaking world and help francophones to join our eco-system as content creators is a priority for us," said Hugo Thibault, Senior Director of Marketing.
The North American Finals, taking place this September in New York, will bring together startup semi-finalist winners from San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Boston, Chicago and Montreal. The event is expected to be attended by Former President of France, Emmanuel Macron among other French executives. The goal is to allow French startups the opportunity to present their projects, and launch or further develop in North American market.
Founded in 2015, dubdub is an end to end video technology platform that connects content creators and e-commerce. The platform provides brands with micro-influencer generated shoppable videos that resonate better with consumers and reduce the path to purchase.
About French Founders
Co-organized by French Founders and French Morning, with the support of the French-speaking entrepreneurial ecosystem in North America the French Consulates, the tour consists of 7 competitions in 7 cities in front of 20 business angels and investors. The winner will be awarded a prize worth $100,000.
For further information: For Media Inquiries: Fahima Anwar, Fanwar@dubdub.com, 416.669.1844