Saskatoon's 7shifts, a provider of employee scheduling software for restaurants, has raised $1.2 million in seed financing.read more
Music-syncing app AmpMe has raised an US$8 million Series A investment round, the company announced on May 26.
The investment, worth almost CAD$10.5 million, will help AmpMe continue to work on the app, which allows users to play the sync music across multiple phones in order to amplify the sound, says Martin-Luc Archambault, the company’s founder and CEO.read more
Financial technology is one of the most important aspects in global financial functionality today.read more
Vancouver's Buddybuild has raised a Series A round.read more
Toronto's Rover, a location-based mobile marketing startup, has raised $1.1 million in seed financing.
The round included contributions from BDC Venture Capital and Silicon Valley's 500 Startups, as well as angel investors.read more
Twitter is planning to make a few minor changes to how tweets work.read more
Providing legal consultation to forward-thinking startups is the motivation behind Goodmans LLP’s partnership with the DMZ at Ryerson, an university-based incubator for emerging tech startups.read more
A higher percentage of adults in Canada have adopted digital banking than their counterparts in the US, according to eMarketer's latest forecast on digital and mobile banking users.read more
Toronto's Wealthsimple, an online investment service, has a launched an automated platform for financial advisors to manage their clients' investment portfolios.read more
Shopping online tends to be pretty different than shopping in-store—even when you’re dealing with the same retailer.
For years, many brick and mortar retailers treated their online stores as an afterthought, seemingly more afraid of cannibalizing in-store sales than an ongoing shift in the way customers shop.read more
Trulioo this week announced that its flagship identity verification solution, GlobalGateway, now covers all BRIC—Brazil, Russia, India, and China—countries.read more