Growth was on the agenda at the Traction Conference this week.
The Traction Conference was held on June 17th and 18th in Vancouver, and attendees were witness to an incredible amount of expertise delivered on growth, marketing, and analytics from over 30 CEOs, founders, and Growth Hackers from companies such as Hootsuite, Lyft, LinkedIn, Dropbox, Marketo, among many others.read more
Startups all have a few things in common. A budget is among them.
On a budget, it can be hard to build an environment that doesn't feel like a handful of people trying to build a product from a couch. Sure, diehards live for that lifestyle, but as infant startups transition to young companies, new employees want to feel like they're part of something real, something substantial.
Culture can be crafted for free, but the rest costs money.read more
TeamFit this week announced the open beta of its team matching service.read more
Pressly has raised $2.1 million.
The round was led by Gibraltar Ventures. Existing investors iNovia Capital and Omers Ventures also participated.read more
Dash Hudson, a mobile commerce company, today announced the initial close of its seed round.read more
Who's On Now Connects you to neighbourhood service providers with a tap of your smart phone.
Where do you turn when your pipes explode in the middle of the night, your toilet suddenly overflows, or your babysitter cancels at the last minute?read more
Startups in cities all around the world are building incredible, innovative companies, but many lack access to the robust investment opportunities of Silicon Valley. Google recognizes that innovation is alive and well far beyond the confines of a few cities.read more
Canadian startups had a strong 2014 and this year is poised to be no weaker.read more
IBM plans to pursue more partnerships in the Toronto area and working with local startups will be a big focus, according to Sandy Carter, the general manager for IBM Ecosystems and Social Business Evangelism.read more
Vancouver's Lighthouse Labs announced today that it will become Canada’s "first national computer coding bootcamp school to expand in multiple locations across the country."
According to their press release Lighthouse Labs is set to open its doors in Toronto this March and in Calgary in April.read more
Innovacorp, Nova Scotia's early stage venture capital organization, is offering technology entrepreneurs the chance to spend up to six months at Disruption Corporation’s headquarters and $10,000 cash towards travel and living expenses.
The competition stems from Innovacorp’s recently announced partnership with Disruption, a tech and venture firm.read more