Fluidware

Three years ago, Silicon Valley came knocking at Ottawa’s doorstep.
Making good on a promise to scale up hiring at its Ottawa office, California-based SurveyMonkey says it now employs more than 100 staff members in Canada’s capital.
After slowly building up its headcount in Ottawa over the last two years, California-based software firm SurveyMonkey plans to go on a local hiring binge in the new year by adding dozens of staff,
City officials recently paid tribute to the community impact and contributions of four local businesspeople with roots outside of Canada.
On Friday, Aydin Mirzaee will punch out for the final time from the company he’s spent some eight years building.
Local online survey provider Fluidware was acquired on Tuesday by California-based SurveyMonkey in a deal the Ottawa firm calls a match made in heaven.