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QuickSilk

QuickSilk is driving ease-of use, productivity and ROI to new levels for small-to-medium size enterprise (SME) website development.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded October 2002
  • Employees 8
  • Incorporation Type Other
  • Website quicksilk.com

Company Summary

QuickSilk is driving ease-of use, productivity and ROI to new levels for small-to-medium size enterprise (SME) website development. Built on an open source technology stack, there is no software to download and no coding knowledge required.

Lighthouse clients include: The World Bank, University of Ottawa, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Center for Environmental Risk Assessment and Nav Centre

Team

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    Founder & CEO

    Garry Brownrigg (B.A., M.S.) is an accomplished high technology entrepreneur and executive. Prior to QuickSilk Garry was co-founder and CTO of Ottawa-based e-Learning start-up Learning-Portal.com, which was sold to Calian Technology (TSX: CTY) in 2000. As the Director of Web Systems & User Programs for JetForm Corporation Garry was responsible for the start-up and roll out of the company's global web presence and End User Support Programs.

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    Tom Hicks
    Advisory Board Member

    Tom's experience spans 27 years in the private sector, 14 of those as a technical consultant and the remainder as a co-founder, VP & CIO, and former product manager for JetForm Corporation (JetForm was later named Accelio which was subsequently purchased by Adobe). Tom's experience and skills are particularly strong in the leadership of people, technology product management, understanding and articulating requirements and solutions architecture.

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    Bruce Gregory
    Advisory Board Member

    Bruce has a long history of early-stage start-up successes and now leads Corsa as it emerges onto the world stage. Bruce served as President & CEO of Extreme Packet Devices (EPD), where he oversaw the growth of EPD from its genesis to a successful acquisition by PMC-Sierra for $15 million in March 2000. Prior to EPD, Bruce was the VP of Technology at Cadabra Design Automation, that was acquired by Numerical Technologies in 2000.

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    John Kelly
    Advisory Bord Member

    John Kelly is a Partner with Murphy Business (Ottawa) and a principal at Reid Eddison Inc.. From 1995 to 1999, Kelly was the President and Chief Executive Officer of JetForm Corporation. He was a founder and Chief Executive at both Computer Innovation Distributors Inc. (now NexInnovations) and Nabu Network Corporation. Kelly was also a founder of SHL Systemhouse Ltd. (since acquired by EDS).

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    Randy Taylor
    Advisory Board Member

    Randy Taylor is a co-founding partner of LaBarge Weinstein LLP, a business law firm. Randy's practice focuses on corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and technology-related transactions for clients ranging from emerging and public technology companies, venture capital investors and investment banks.

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    Director, Software Engineering

    Michael started working with QuickSilk, in 2008, as a Software Engineer and Technical Director and has more than ten years of experience in Programming, Management and Business Development. Prior to to joining QuickSilk, Michael led a team of web developers and Software Engineers, within Ukrainian sub-division of Hostopia Inc. Michael holds a Masters Degree in Intellectual Systems of Making Decisions from Petro Mohyla Black Sea State University

Advisors

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    Randy Taylor, Partner, LaBarge Weinstein
    Lawyer
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    Dan Warren, Hendry Warren
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Tom Hicks
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    John Kelly
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    Bruce Gregory
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