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Solink Secures Additional 5M in Funding

QSR Magazine – October 2017

Solink Corporation, a leading cloud-based security solution for video recording, loss prevention, and investigations, announced today that it has closed $5 million in new funding, led by Generation Ventures, with participation from ScaleUp Ventures, BDC IT Venture Fund and Valor Equity Partners. Read more.

Your guide to 48Hrs In The Valley, as told by two Ottawa alumni

InvestOttawa- December 2016

We caught up with two of the December cohort grads, and Invest Ottawa portfolio companies, Zighra and Solink, to learn about their experience and hear their top three takeaways. Read more.

C100 Selects December 48hrs in the Valley Cohort

The C100- October 2016

After weeks of evaluating nearly 200 early-stage startup nominations from its Partners and Ambassadors, C100 has carefully selected 22 companies for the next 48Hrs in the Valley cohort in December in San Francisco. We’re proud to announce that Solink is one of the selected companies. Read more.

#OttawaInc: Solink

Invest Ottawa- November 2015

By combining cloud storage, big data search capabilities and mobility, Solink says it’s on the brink of transforming what they call “a stagnant industry”; and by landing premium brands like Tim Horton’s, the firm is well on its way. Invest Ottawa spoke with Solink CEO, Michael Matta, about their new vision for the surveillance space and how Ottawa is a “melting pot” of tech talent. Read more.

Best Ottawa Business awards (BOBs)

Ottawa Business Journal- November 2015

Solink has a high-powered team behind it. The company’s board includes Mr. Matthews, Wesley Clover president Paul Chiarelli and former Mitel CEO Don Smith. Its crack staff includes talented coders from around the world, working through problems seen as too difficult by the established security industry. Read more.

Breaking into Brazil

Invest Ottawa- March 2015

Government of Canada Announced Support to Grow Competitive StartUp Businesses, High Quality Jobs

Invest Ottawa- October 2014

Solink has rapidly accelerated to a global scale not without the strategic support of our corporate partners. Having strategic partners and gaining access to their customers is a key element in the progression of any start-up. The members of our community that have come together to champion L-SPARK’s entrepreneurs will be instrumental in bringing their products to market. Read more.

Contextual Analytics Harnesses Retail’s Big Data

Security Info Watch- August 2014

One of the limitations of traditional big data solutions is a lack of contextual data – only video can provide the context needed to advance these solutions. And, with video being the most context-rich form of data, managers and executives have begun to ask: How can we combine video and big data analytics to help answer real-world business problems and gain actionable insights? Read more.

Startups to Watch: Solink Creates Smart Security

Ottawa Business Journal- March 2014

The company developed a computer program that analyzes data from the bank’s security cameras in conjunction with transaction records, says Solink CEO Michael Matta. The idea is to find situations where the two data sources don’t match. A man standing in front of an ATM for several minutes wouldn’t necessarily set off alarm bells. But the Solink system would notice if, for example, that same individual withdrew money from three different accounts during his visit. Read more.

Solink to introduce its Contextual Analytics solution at ISC West

Security Info Watch- March 2014

Solink is helping banks and retailers make more informed decisions through video. This includes how to best protect assets, become more competitive, and increase employee productivity,” said Mike Matta,Solink Co-Founder and CEO.  “Solink is also expanding its applications into other Big Data relevant verticals that are able to use video to find more efficient ways to leverage existing data streams. Read more.

The Changing Landscape of Video Analytics

Security Info Watch- March 2014