5 HalTech Clients Among Top 10 OPEN Category Contestants in Pythons’ Pit 2016!


The word is out! 5 out of 10 OPEN category contestants in Pythons’ Pit 2016 are HalTech clients. These five startups advance to the next round for the chance to win up to $20,000 cash in startup capital and a package of in-kind professional services to help launch the business.

Congratulations to the following HalTech clients:

Cocktails ‘n Canvas – Bindesh Rach, Oakville, Rajen Gandhi, Milton.

Cocktails ‘n Canvas licenses a multi-sided digital platform to market, sell, create and deliver high-quality social painting events in upscale, local bars/pubs, restaurants and private locations.

HINT – Jacob Jackson and Ahmed Elmeligi, Hamilton, McMaster
Healthcare Innovation in NeuroTechnology (HINT) is developing a wearable monitoring device for high-risk patients that will be able to detect a stroke in their sleep, helping save lives of thousands of stroke victims each year.

HobbyON.net – Genilson Galante and Antonio Antunes, Oakville
HobbyON.net, a one stop shop for all things hobby related, will be a platform where people can share information, read content and post blogs, participate in forums and buy and sell collectible goods via stores or auctions.

Fetchit – Matthew Karabela and Michal Barcz, Oakville
Fetchit is a service that allows people who require help transporting items to connect with a vehicle owner who can help within minutes.

Port Credit Charging Systems Inc. – Jack Daniel Bernstein, Oakville
Port Credit Charging Systems has designed the ChargeMore, a patent pending portable battery powered mobile device charger.

Good luck to all the contestants!

HalTech is at the nexus of Halton Region’s innovation ecosystem, working with technology companies to accelerate innovation for business growth. We help technology entrepreneurs and companies to connect, collaborate and transform good ideas and product innovation into well positioned, growing ventures. 

Pythons’ Pit provides an avenue for creative, entrepreneurial residents and students of Halton Region to pitch their business concepts and product ideas in front of a live audience and a panel of real business moguls from the community. The goal of Pythons’ Pit is to foster innovation, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit in Halton Region.