CoreFour, developers of the Backbone Innovation Campaign award-winning Edsby, have finished their first round of investor financing with multi-millions to show for it.
New funky loft space will accommodate rapid employee growth.
TitanFile, runner up of Backbone magazine’s 2012 Start Me Up Innovation Campaign, has decided to go big—enterprise big. The company in October launched an enterprise version of its core file sharing and collaboration product.
Supporting the needs of one large U.S. customer has Edsby developers CoreFour switching gears and expanding into new areas of service. Although not originally core to its Backbone Innovation Campaign award-winning cloud education software, the company has begun helping its customer Hillsborough County Public Schools with a new application: report card printing.
“Remember when your floor was made of lava?” start-up PO-MOtion asks potential funders to demonstrate how its newest product opens the imagination.
For CoreFour, developers of the Backbone Innovation Campaign award-winning Edsby, a new school season may be the closest thing to a new version.
Canadian start-ups limit themselves if they plan only playing only in their own backyards, but at the same time seizing opportunities further afield can require help and diligent research.
, the runner up of this year’s Backbone
Innovation Campaign, is working on a common pain of modern society: speeding up the shopping experience.
It can be said that revolutionary new products are only ever as good as their level of adoption. After all, game-changing technology will only collect dust if no one uses it. This happens again and again with poorly-executed or premature innovations.
“We’re putting the band back together.” CoreFour was named the winner of Backbone magazine’s 2013 Innovation Campaign in May. The formation of the company was a little like the reunion of a band epitomized by The Blues Brothers. The four founders, all employees of Nortel Networks in the ’80s, have been working together on and off for 28 years. And two members of the company are even brothers.
One year ago, EidoSearch co-founders Xiao-Ping (Steven) Zhang and David Kedmey took to the stage after being named the first-place winners in the inaugural Backbone innovation campaign
. [Image: Winner John Myers, president of Edsby, with Steve Dietrich, Backbone