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Hillcore Technology

In 2014, Hillcore launched its technology investment group. Our mandate is to back entrepreneurs, developers, and management teams with innovative technologies and business models delivering explosive growth. We believe that outstanding technology entrepreneurs need better tools to succeed on a global scale. Further, this is an exciting time to be a technology investor, with a market opportunity in this current generation of tech companies that dwarfs that of previous ones. Hillcore can deliver global connections, provide guidance on product/market fit, and deliver sophisticated structures to high-growth ventures.

Portfolio companies include:

MODOS is groundbreaking competency management software that tracks, in detail, the experience, training and certifications of your employees. Never again will you have to assume or guess at how well an employee will cope or perform. MODOS lets you assess how prepared an employee will be for all working conditions. Rest assured that the job gets done right, on time, every time with a strict adherence to quality standards and safety. MODOS is a better method of operation because it lets you see the big picture and the detail. Take the comprehensive approach to evaluating competence. Be safe. Be ready.


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Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX-V:SGB) is an innovator in the field of next generation bioplastics made from annually renewable plant-based sources. Committed to the principles of Green Chemistry, Solegear is driven by its mission to create healthier, safer and stronger communities by fundamentally changing the way plastics are made.

Solegear’s proprietary bioplastic formulations, Polysole® and Traverse®, are designed to meet today’s social and corporate requirements to lower carbon emissions, reduce waste and remove toxicity typically associated with traditional petroleum-based plastics. Together with its partners, Solegear custom engineers, produces and distributes its high-performance bioplastics as resin, sheets and finished goods with some of the highest percentages of renewable, plant-based materials currently available in the industry.


Spark CRM is an online platform specifically designed to power the entire process of selling and marketing real estate. Using technology to help turn leads into buyers, inventory into contracts, and information into usable metrics. Spark is a safe, secure and cost-effective solution for selling and marketing real estate.

The Company is all about creating the perfect sales management software and helping real estate professionals sell more homes. Spark CRM aims to advance real estate software through intuitive design and forward-thinking technology; creating a solution built around the end-user, but designed for the business.


AOE Accumulated Ocean Energy Inc. has developed patented technology to capture the immense power of ocean swells and waves and to transpose this energy into usable “Blue Energy” through a Wave Energy Converter (WEC). The swells and waves are used to compress air, by means of a buoy system, to be stored in reservoir tanks and later used to power machinery which desalinates water, produce electricity, perform aquaculture, oxygenate the ocean, produce hydrogen gas, and other domestic and industrial usages. AOE’s mission is to “harvest ocean energy with no negative impact on life, anywhere, in any manner.”


For more information, please contact:

Peter Smyrniotis
Technology Advisor, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Tel: 604.763.2552

Jean-Marc Bougie
Chief Executive Officer
Tel: 514.664.8893

Craig Rademaker
Capital Markets
Tel: 604.696.3475