Hundreds poured in to the Hilton Hotel conference venue for FITC Toronto 2015, which spanned from April 12-14.
The technology and creativity event covered a breath of topics in the world of business and entrepreneurship, and how these worlds often intersect with art and creativity – including talks as technical as making virtual reality a part of the future living space, to inspirational presentations addressing failure as part of the entrepreneurial journey.read more
An aging population is stunting entrepreneurism in Canada, finds a new study released this week by the Fraser Institute, a public policy think-tank.read more
Recon Instruments has announced that Recon Jet, an advanced wearable computer for sports and outdoor recreational activities, will begin shipping this week.
Featuring a dual-core CPU, high-contrast display and point-of-view camera, Jet connects seamlessly to leading smartphones and wearable sensors, delivering contextually relevant information instantly, just below the user’s right eye.read more
Canada’s economy and standard of living is built on the export of natural resources and agriculture business. However, there is a growing shift from these traditional sectors to the internet and data-driven innovation.read more
Those who shout the loudest often have the least to say.read more
This month, eBay is proudly celebrating 15 years in Canada. In 2000, as Canadians were recovering from Y2Khysteria, eBay.ca launched and has been changing the way Canadians shop ever since.read more
Telus says it intends to invest $4 billion in new infrastructure and facilities across its home province of British Columbia through 2018, including $1 billion this year alone.read more
Apple this week announced that it will hold its 26th annual Worldwide Developers Conference June 8 through June 12 at San Francisco’s Moscone West.
WWDC will feature more than 100 technical sessions, over 1,000 Apple engineers, hands-on labs and the Apple Design Awards, which showcase the best new apps in the last year.read more
For many fast-growing startups, one of the biggest challenges is knowing if and when to jump on the public relations bandwagon.read more
In 2002, Toronto-based entrepreneur Eric Dolan had the worst year of his life – Dolan contracted a flesh eating disease in his leg at 10 years old, and his mother, who already suffers from epilepsy, had an open back surgery.read more
Big data has become a buzzword for the significant amount of information that many corporations are accumulating about their existing and prospective customers.
However, the common notion of big data has created misconceptions that have caused small businesses to avoid taking advantage of growth in data analytics.read more
Create products that people love by validating your idea first; then, keep validating.
The focus of our third class was on validating your idea and establishing your value proposition. For me, validating an idea never ends, and it’s something I feel really strongly about spending time and energy on at Ladies Learning Code.read more