MONTREAL, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Smooch.io has been honored as the top New Startup of the Year at the sixth annual Canadian Startup Awards hosted by Techvibes. Smooch creates the messaging experiences that customers love. Smooch's messaging platform enables software makers and businesses to have personal, rich conversations with their customers online. The company has offices in Montreal and San Francisco, and raised an initial $10 million round of funding last summer.
"Everyone at Smooch is thrilled to receive this prestigious award," says CEO Hamnett Hill. "The Canadian technology scene is so vibrant, and there are so many great companies in the space, that being chosen as New Startup of the Year means a lot to us. We're looking forward to joining past and future recipients in bringing well-deserved attention to Canadian innovation."
The Canadian Startup Awards were founded in 2011 by Techvibes to celebrate the best and brightest in the Canadian tech space, bringing together talent from varying sectors of the industry, including investors, new startups and established brands. Techvibes is a leading digital destination for technology, digital culture, and modern lifestyle content.
"We're thrilled to present some of the country's top companies and entrepreneurs with an award that recognizes their contributions to the startup community," said Robert Lewis, Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes. "This year's awards program was the largest yet, and that reflects the growth in Canadian technology and innovation in 2016."
At Smooch, our purpose is to humanise the relationships between businesses and their customers. Smooch is the richest platform for software makers and businesses to power messaging in their products - across every channel. More than 4,500 businesses rely on Smooch to manage millions of customer conversations. Smooch is based in Montreal and San Francisco - visit Smooch at smooch.io.
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