SAAS NORTH Celebrates Canada’s Thriving SaaS Economy, announces Shopify as lead sponsor

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| Source: Cube Business Media

OTTAWA, May 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With rave reviews and a 9.5 out of 10 rating from over 800 attendees in its inaugural year, the 2nd Annual SAAS NORTH Conference returns to Ottawa on November 29-30, 2017. SAAS NORTH is Canada’s SaaS conference, bringing the entire ecosystem together under one roof.

“If you are a founder, investor or interested in SaaS, SAAS NORTH is the conference for you,” said Tobi Lütke, CEO and founder of Shopify.

Nationally and globally, SaaS (software as a service) is leading the way for growth in tech. According to Gartner, SaaS is estimated to exceed $46 billion this year. SAAS NORTH is where Canadian companies connect with global investors to scale up!

“I am inspired by the passion, energy, and expertise of the SaaS community in Canada,” said Kerri Connolly, Director Partner Development, Microsoft. “It all comes together at SAAS NORTH with great content and networking.” 

SAAS NORTH 2017 will bring over 1200 attendees, 400 companies, and 70 speakers together with actionable content and impactful networking.

New this year: Roundtables, AMAs (Ask Me Anything), updated Investor Zone, the Pitch Stage and a Trade show that is expected to double in size.

“I was impressed by the quality of the event and the pedigree of the attendees,” said Bruce Croxon, Former Dragon, now with Road 13 Capital. “I am very much looking forward to round 2.”

Co-founded by L-SPARK Corporation and Cube Business Media Inc., SAAS NORTH is Canada’s go-to hub for SaaS founders, service providers, investors and their teams.

Watch the highlight video and get inspired by the energy and excitement in this jam packed two-day event. 

Stay tuned for Speaker and Program announcements. Now accepting new sponsor, exhibitor, and speaker applications.

“This year, Shopify is a lead sponsor and I look forward to seeing what's in store for 2017,” says Lütke.

Global SaaS leaders are set to participate in SAAS NORTH 2017, more brands are signing on daily: Shopify, Microsoft, Zapier, Hubspot, Price Intelligently, Influitive, 500 Startups, MaRS, Omers, Unbounce, Buffer, PageCloud, Klipfolio, and many more.

Get your SAAS NORTH Super Early bird tickets at www.saasnorth.com for $795 while quantities last.

About SAAS NORTH
SAAS NORTH is Canada's SaaS Conference designed to connect the top SaaS professionals to learn, network and grow. Fueled by tactical, actionable content and impactful networking, SAAS NORTH is generating Canada’s playbook for scaling a SaaS company.  www.saasnorth.com

About L-SPARK
The only Canadian Incubator and Accelerator that focuses exclusively on Enterprise SaaS and cloud start-ups. With established relationships with the investment community at large, the goal is to support a deal flow of fundable Enterprise SaaS startup companies in Canada. www.l-spark.com

About Cube Business Media
A boutique conference and exposition company, founded to generate connections, build content & create communities. Founded by Mark Stephenson and David Tyldesley, Cube specializes in building annual events from the ground up. www.cubebusinessmedia.com

CONTACT INFORMATION

Meena Sandhu
SAAS NORTH Conference Director
604.338.9354
meena@cubebusinessmedia.com