Canada has a brief yet incredibly valuable opportunity in front of it when it comes to attracting foreign entrepreneurs. It needs to act on it, too. US President Barack Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration Thursday night left foreign entrepreneurs trying to get into the US frustrated. Despite lofty promises, not much came...read more
In my last post I touched on the strong support system and available resources for our blooming startup communities in...read more
Today, SHOEme, parent company of online footwear retailers OnlineShoes.com and SHOEme.ca announced that Peter Lee has joined the company as Chief Information Officer.
As CIO, Lee will be a key contributor, responsible for leading and enhancing SHOEme's information technology capabilities as they continue to expand and invest in their rapidly growing online retail platform.read more
Stewart Butterfield is the proud founder of a billion-dollar "giant piece of shit."read more
Silicon Valley may be the first place that comes to mind when you think of tech startups, but when considering resources, financial support, and a welcoming atmosphere, Canada has been steadily putting itself on the map. The startup communities in cities such as Vancouver, Waterloo, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal have proven to be a sought after home for some of the world’s most notable tech innovations of the last few years.read more
Tonight Startup Week Vancouver wrapped up with the Cascadia Summit at the Telus World of Science.
The sold-out Cascadia Summit is Launch Academy's "premiere event showcasing the most promising startups from Western Canada" and the highlight was 16 startups pitch live in front of a sold-out audience.read more
In 2013, the Government of Canada established the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP) to help accelerators and incubators deliver their services to promising Canadian firms.read more
Rogers Communications today announced a funding commitment of approximately $4 million to Wavefront to accelerate the growth of machine-to-machine (M2M), the Internet of Things (IoT) and wireless businesses in Canada.
Over the next five years, Rogers will offer financial resources, technology tools, training and mentorship programs to thousands of technology businesses and entrepreneurs that walk through Wavefront's doors.read more
Five years on, Merging Media is a misnomer.
But what's in a name?read more
It could be argued that Vanhawks cofounders Ali and Sohaib Zahid would inevitably become successful after launching its carbon fibre connected bicycle, the Valour.
The bike raised the most money for a Canadian project on Kickstarter in early June. Pledgers from all over the world pitched $820,000 total.read more