Spiegel Sohmer

Spiegel Sohmer is a firm of attorneys offering state-of-the-art expertise to a diversified business clientele seeking solutions that are innovative, concrete, and pragmatic. Our firm groups some forty five attorneys who concentrate principally within three broad specialties: business law (including Intellectual Property), tax law and litigation.  Spiegel Sohmer has extensive experience representing companies at all stages of their life cycle, from start up through to exit, and also represents a wide array of investors.
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National Bank

National Bank helps home-grown businesses expand by offering them personalized service and banking solutions adapted to their needs. We strive to develop integrated, diversified and innovative business solutions that will meet the needs of your business at every phase of its existence. We offer a full range of financial services to individual clients, SMEs and large companies. Whatever your sector of activity, our team of experts will be able to advise you and assist you with every stage of your business growth. www.bnc.ca

CityBot Named Overall Best Startup in VentureBeat’s #WinSXSW Contest

Posted by Amity Sims on 2013-03-27

As a startup, trying to stand out in the crowd at South by Southwest is never an easy feat. From weeding your way through expos and demos to hacking your way on stage hoping to ‘wow’ an audience, startups are faced with nonstop challenges. For those who braved the sea of competition and came out on top - we salute you.

One startup that managed to stay afloat was San Diego Founder Institute grad, CityBot, who caught the attention of the VentureBeat team. CityBot, a mobile application that acts as an intelligent city planning guide, was chosen to participate in VentureBeat’s #WinSXSW Contest. Founder Greg Solovyev was on point while delivering his 30 second pitch and was quick to answer VentureBeat’s questions regarding high and low points in his entrepreneurial career.

In the end, CityBot won the top spot as Best Overall Startup and took home a ton of cool prizes as well as a few key VC introductions. Check out the video below to hear their pitch and for more coverage on the event, check out the full article on VentureBeat

 

                  


A big congratulations to CityBot for their success in Austin! Another FI company who impressed SXSW attendees was Los Angeles grad, Realty Mogul, who took first place at the HATCH Pitch Competition. The startup later went on to announce they had raised a $500k seed round.

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