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Congratulations to Ronaldo Barbachano for winning the Mashape April API Hack using Yactraq’s Speech2Topics API

Ronaldo was also the winner of the Yactraq prize at Mashape’s April Hack.  For more details see:

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LaunchFEST at CES 2013 – Yactraq among Top 3 Startups

Yactraq declared among the top 3 startups, chosen by a panel of judges including: Mark Silva (Angel Investor), Craig Jones (Managing Partner, Ticonderoga Capital), Jamie Kim (California Technology Ventures), Thorsten Claus (Senior Investment Manager, T-Venture of America), Kamram Qamar (Angel

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Yactraq wins CINA Rising Star Showcase 2012

Yactraq was judged the top company at the CINA Rising Star Showcase 5.0 ( by Carol Sands of the Halo Fund and the Angel’s Forum

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Vancouver Mayor meets with Yactraq Founder

Yactraq Founder/CEO Jeh Daruvala & other CTA companies had a working lunch with Gregor Robertson, Mayor of Vancouver, on 10 October 2012 at Rocketspace, San Francisco.  The purpose of the Mayor’s visit was to seek input from CTA entrepreneurs in

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Yactraq awarded 2nd place at Pitchforce

Yactraq was awarded second place at Pitchforce (formerly Ignite!) on 18 September 2012.  The event was held at Rocketspace, San Francisco. About Pitchforce: Pitchforce is a series of monthly fund raising events for high tech, clean tech, medical device, biotech

CIX Top 20 status puts Yactraq among Canada’s 20 hottest innovative companies

Yactraq has made it into the 2012 CIX Top 20! After reviewing the profiles of a huge field of entrants, Yactraq was selected by a panel of notable investors and technology executives to participate in the CIX Top 20. As

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Yactraq customer DAR.FM implements speech based contextual targeting of ads

“Yactraq’s magic technology combined with their flexible business model means DAR.FM and Yactraq’s interests are fully aligned.  Their software is at the core of DAR.FM’s monetization strategy.  This is the future of internet audio & video.”  Michael Robertson (Founder – DAR.FM,

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Yactraq partners with Brightcove

Yactraq Speech2Topics is now fully integrated with the Brightcove video platform.  To see a demo visit About Brightcove Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), a leading global provider of cloud content services, offers a family of products used to publish and

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Yactraq presents at WBT 2012

The WBT Innovation Marketplace has emerged as the US’s premier event showcasing the largest collection of vetted and mentored companies and technologies emanating from top universities, labs, research institutions, and the private sector from across the globe. The WBT Innovation

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Yactraq joins Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) at Rocketspace, San Francisco

About Rocketspace: RocketSpace is an accelerator for seed-funded technology startups.  Accelerating the hottest tech startups on the planet, Rocketspace is located in San Francisco’s heart of tech and new media at 181 Fremont Street in the coveted SoMa district. More than a

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