While we can safely assume that there is unlikely any industry left that has not been disrupted by technology, the key for most is in how to embrace that paradigm shift, to get in front of that fast-moving train in order to remain relevant and competitive.read more
Canadian consumers want a more mobile shopping experience, but retailers aren't keeping up with their needs, leaving them to buy gifts on more traditional channels such as stores and computers, Accenture's 2015 Holiday Shopping Survey reveals.read more
Launch Academy says that, since launching in 2012, 350 early-stage startups have generated 635 new jobs in the local economy and attracted over $57 million in funding.read more
Spend a couple days in Silicon Valley and it rapidly becomes apparent just how many of the world’s best-known startups are solving decidedly local problems.read more
FlightHub is a Montreal-based online travel agency that offers low-cost flights.
While online travel agencies are not uncommon, FlightHub’s proprietary technology sets it apart from the pack.
We spoke with FlightHub’s CTO Eric Parent to find out what makes FlightHub unique tech-wise in comparison to its competition.read more
Every company is looking to improve its time spent on hiring and quality of candidates.read more
Black Friday looms large and Canadians are embracing it fully this year.read more
While innovations in tech can aid in small day-to-day conveniences and social media tools, it can also help change the world.read more
Communitech and the University of Waterloo Velocity program are expanding as part of a partnership with Google and the Government of Ontario.read more
Koho has reached an agreement with Visa, Peoples Trust Company, and Galileo Processing to deliver modern, no-fee banking to millennials.read more
Ryerson University has formed a new collaboration with Prince Edward/Lennox & Addington Community Futures Development Corporation , First Stone Venture Partners, and the Eastern Ontario Regional Network to promote research and technological innovation, and to attract and accelerate startups and advance economic development in Ontario regions.read more
One year after hiring away Canadian entrepreneur Ted Hastings, Austin's Perk is at it again. TSX-traded Perk announced today that it has acquired Canadian-born Playerize (d.b.a. SuperRewards).
Perk is a leading cloud-based mobile rewards platform provider and SuperRewards is an innovator in alternative payments and virtual rewards with a worldwide direct payments and advertising platform for developers.read more
Generation Y employees and job applicants are being unfairly labelled by inaccurate characterizations, suggests a Vancouver technology company that is launching a nation-wide Gen Y recruitment campaign.read more