80% of Canadians have been unable to connect with local businesses due to inaccurate or outdated information in online or mobile searches at some point in the past 12 months.read more
Clearly is resolved to improve vision, productivity, and quality of life on a global scale.
Coastal Contacts, the world’s largest online eyewear retailer, announced today that it is rebranding ClearlyContacts.ca to Clearly, and unveiled its new vision for the company, comprising an ambitious broadening of scope and purpose. Clearly intends to be the leader in solving a globally under-addressed yet ubiquitous problem: preventable visual impairment and its enormous aggregated economic costs and impact on quality of life.read more
Canada isn’t equipped for global competition, says Jim Balsillie, the former co-CEO of BlackBerry.read more
In partnership with the Canadian Consulate San Francisco/Silicon Valley, the TechWomen Canada program aims to connect and support Canadian women in the technology sector to their peers in Silicon Valley.read more
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission this week announced that four companies have paid a total of $92,500 as part of settlements over violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. The CRTC also imposed a monetary penalty of $30,000 on a fifth company.read more
According to the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association’s 2015 first quarter market activity reports, venture capital activity grew moderately.read more
Canada Post has launched FlexDelivery, a service that allows customers to direct the items they order online to a post office near their workplace, their child’s caregiver, their cottage, or a travel destination.read more
Whenever they met in New York, they would go for long walks, often on the High Line in Manhattan. When they’d get together in Waterloo, they’d drive out to the river for a stroll along its banks. It’s the type of thing anyone does in the early stages of a relationship – and venture capitalists and entrepreneurs are no exception.read more
Shopify's initial public offering will value it at just over $1 billion, documents filed show.read more
While most entrepreneurs are overwhelmed just by getting their products to work and building their company, an important aspect of building your startup that doesn’t get as much attention is getting in touch with media and building brand recognition.read more
Today App Annie, the largest mobile app intelligence platform, announced the acquisition of Vancouver-based Mobidia, a leading mobile measurement company.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.read more
Apps are changing the way we do business. The right mix of apps can allow us to get work done from anywhere, increase our efficiency, and eliminate old-fashioned office equipment and endless paper trails. But with millions of apps at our disposal, you can waste a lot of time weeding through useless apps in search of those that will make your life easier.read more