Two Canadian Startups Win at Seattle's StartUp Riot

Thirty companies were selected to pitch at Startup Riot in Seattle this week. Five won. Two were Canadian.


Among of the top five judges' picks were PayrollHero from Vancouver and QuoteRobot from Nanaimo.


PayrollHero, currently in beta, "optimizes work productivity with happiness." The startup offers consumer friendly time, attendance, scheduling, and payroll in the cloud for web and mobile. It also rates the moods of employees via clock-in photos to establish "an array of business intelligence to your companies companies corollaries between productivity and mood."


QuoteRobot creates web design proposals quickly and easily. It's a rapid quote generation tool designed for freelancers and agencies who want to send high quality proposals to clients and is versatile enough to work for virtually any industry, not just web design. It's also competitively priced, offering "unlimited everything" for $10 per month.