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Homegrown construction software recognized by the Canadian Innovation Exchange

Bridgit named on the CIX Top 20 list recognizing the country’s top innovations of 2014.

WATERLOO, ON (OCTOBER 21, 2014) – Bridgit, a leader in user-friendly construction software, has been named on the Canadian Innovation Exchange’s

(CIX) Top 20 list for 2014 for their development of Closeout, an application for punch list management. This announcement comes in anticipation of the CIX annual forum, being held in Toronto on November 18th where the finalists, chosen by a selection committee of industry experts, will be featured in live showcases. The CIX Top 20 has been an important indicator of Canada’s best emerging technology companies. Previous CIX Top 20 finalists have included:

  • Rypple – Acquired by Salesforce
  • Tungle – Acquired by RIM
  • Adenyo – Acquired by Motricity
  • Wave Accounting – Raised $12M through Social+Capital Partnerships, Charles RiverVentures and OMERS Ventures
  • Wattpad – Raised $17M, led by Khosla Ventures

“We’re thrilled to be a part of the CIX Top 20”, says Bridgit’s Co-Founder Mallorie Brodie. “This acknowledgement will help bring more attention to the innovation happening in the Canadian construction industry. The industry is welcoming innovation with open arms through organizations like Canadian Construction Innovations and the Canadian Construction Association. Bridgit is proud to be an ambassador of the industry’s willingness to evolve.”

Using Bridgit’s Closeout product, general contractors and architects can quickly and easily communicate project deficiencies and track punch lists through to completion. The Closeout app allows users to take a photo of a deficiency, assign it to a user, and add relevant information such as location and due date. Via the Closeout web platform, users can review full punch lists, export sorted lists and more. “This efficient tracking process saves time and money on construction projects through reduced downtime, more organized record keeping and less re-work as a result of better communication”, says Brodie.

About Bridgit Inc.

Founded in 2012, Bridgit is a Canadian software company focused on developing mobile-first solutions for the construction industry. Leading general contractors, engineering firms and architects from across North America are using Bridgit’s Closeout application, for punch list management.

About the Canadian Innovation Exchange

The Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) is a showcase for great Canadian innovation while catalyzing strategic relationships and transactions across this dynamic sector. CIX will be attended by the people behind the innovative technologies: entrepreneurs, investors, corporations, service providers, government and media. Its objective is to bring together the key leaders and protagonists of technology-based innovation in order to learn from each other and to showcase and celebrate the tremendous innovative products, services and technologies that exist today and are providing the fuel for our economy to grow.

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