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Senior Android Developer
We here at Nymi are a team of thinkers and innovators aimed at shaping the world of technology through biometrics, authentication technology and our concept of persistent identity. Our current... more
Embedded System Developer
We here at Nymi are a team of thinkers and innovators aimed at shaping the world of technology through biometrics, authentication technology and our concept of persistent identity. Our current... more

News on Nymi

N36 Opens Applications for Next Founders Cohort
The Next 36 is seeking 20 founders of scalable growth ventures to join the 2016 cohort of The Next Founders. This year’s recruitment tour will feature events delivered in partnership with... more
Toronto Tech Startups Visit London to Compare Innovation, Foster Collaboration
This past week, several Toronto-based financial technology companies joined the city's mayor, John Tory, in London. Alongside Ben Zlotnick, founder of tech startup accelerator INcubes, Tory's... more
Nymi, Entertech Systems Look to Unify Physical, Logical Access in Enterprise
Nymi and Entertech Systems have partnered to focus on access to both physical spaces and logical systems within the enterprise. This partnership will combine Entertech’s enterprise... more
Nymi Names John Haggard as CEO, Adds to Board of Directors
Nymi has announced the addition of John Haggard to its executive team as CEO. Founder Karl Martin led the recruitment of the new CEO as he transitions to his new role as CTO. Nymi also welcomed... more
Facial Recognition Could Transform Personal Security
Over the last decade, facial recognition technology has entered the vernacular of tech enthusiasts around the world. Before that however, it was nowhere to be found. Applied Recognition is an... more
Foteini Agrafioti, an Innovator Changing World of Biometrics
When Foteini Agrafioti set out to see whether heartbeats where as unique as fingerprints, she was told not to. Despite discouragement by academics that her research could be disruptive and had the... more
As Market Grows, One Great App Can Drive Wearable Adoption in Enterprise
The wearables market is tech’s fastest-growing sector. From devices like the Apple Watch to Fitbit to Oculus Rift, the breadth and sophistication of wearables in the market continues to grow... more
The Role of Canadian Financial Technology Startups in the Future of Commerce
Stephane Wyper is Global Lead for MasterCard’s Start Path program, an initiative to “build the future of commerce together.”  I sat down with him at GROW 2015 in Whistler to... more
Pay with a Heartbeat: The World’s First Biometrically Authenticated Wearable Payment
Toronto's Nymi, in collaboration with TD Bank Group and MasterCard, this week announced the completion of the world's first biometrically authenticated, wearable credit card payment using... more
This Week’s Career Opportunities in Canadian Tech
Are you looking for work in Canada’s growing tech sector? We’ve selected a few from our job board to get you started in your search. WiderFunnel is looking for a Front End Developer... more
Naming Itself After Flagship Product, Bionym Rebrands to Nymi
Bionym is rebranding. The Toronto-based startup is renaming itself after its flagship product, the Nymi Band. The Canadian company will now be called Nymi. Additionally, Nymi annonced that it's... more
New Internet of Things Companies Created at Startup Weekend Toronto
A new wave of IoT companies got their start in Toronto over the weekend at Startup Weekend Toronto: Internet of Things Edition. The 54-hour event brought together makers, designers, developers and... more
PwC Names Canada's Innovator of Year, Highlights 10 Up-and-Coming Tech Companies
Kitchener-based Thalmic Labs, a creator and provider of wearable computing products, was named Innovator of the Year at last night's Vision to Reality (V2R) Awards hosted by PwC. The award... more
Bionym Fuses Digital Payments and Wearable Tech to Bring Canadians 'Wearable Payments'
Bionym this morning announced a technology trial that ties their Nymi Band, a wearable device that provides identity based on the uniqueness of a wearer’s heart, to a MasterCard card for... more
Noteworthy Job Opportunities in Canadian Tech Right Now
  Are you looking for work in Canada’s growing tech sector? We’ve selected a few from our job board toget you started in your search. Bionym is looking for a Developer Program... more
Canadian Wearable Tech in Spotlight at Dreamforce
Earlier this week Toronto's Bionym started shipping limited-edition Nymi bands to app developers. The Nymi wristband authenticates a user’s identity using their unique electrocardiogram... more
Bionym Starts Shipping Nymi Bands to App Developers
Bionym has started to ship limited-edition Nymi bands to app developers. The Toronto-based startup says the Nymi, a wristband that authenticates a user’s identity using their unique... more
Bionym Closes $14 Million Series A Round from Ignition, MasterCard and Relay Ventures
Bionym, creators of the Nymi Band authentication wristband, today announced that it has closed a US $14 million Series A round of funding led by Ignition Partners and Relay Ventures. Other... more
Toronto Startups Rally to Recruit Expat Canadians Back Home
A group of rapidly expanding Toronto startups is joining forces with Toronto Homecoming, an event that showcases career opportunities to Canadians currently living outside of Canada, to launch a... more
Salesforce.com Includes Canadian Startups Among Wearable Launch Partners
We’re on the verge of a significant shift in computing technology - wearable computers. As smartphones and tablets enter maturity, the wearables category - expected to be worth hundreds of... more
PasswordBox Partners with Bionym to Create Instant Login
Montreal's PasswordBox announced today a strategic partnership with Toronto's Bionym, the makers of the Nymi, the award-winning wearable tech wristband that securely authenticates the... more
Toronto Wearable Tech Already Making Waves at SXSW
    SXSW hasn't even started yet and already Canadian startups are making waves at the event. Specifically, Toronto wearable technology is set to dazzle attendees. Three companies... more
Bionym on Grand Visions, the Value of Accelerators, and 'Persistent Identity'
As part of the inaugural edition of the Techvibes 20, GoToMeeting Canada interviewed Bionym, founded in 2011 and now one of the hottest wearable tech startups in Canada. This past September, the... more
Bionym Takes Top Honors in Prestigious Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards
Toronto’s Bionym continues to make news with its password replacement wearable Nymi. Last night, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) at the Mobile World Congress announced the overall... more
Bionym Announces SXSW 2014 Personalized Game & Party Plans
Toronto's Bionym, the creators of the ECG-authenticating wearable, the Nymi, announced today they will be at SXSW Interactive 2014 in Austin, Texas, to show that identity matters. The Bionym... more
Locked and Loaded: Tech Fest Toronto Lineup is Now Full
In November Techvibes hosted a recruiting event in Vancouver called Tech Fest that brought together the hottest tech companies in the city. The one-of-a-kind event had a lineup of 10 execs from... more
Six Hiring Companies Added to Techvibes Toronto Tech Fest Lineup
In November Techvibes hosted a recruiting event in Vancouver called Tech Fest that brought together the hottest tech companies in the city. The one-of-a-kind event had a lineup of 10 execs from... more
The Inaugural Edition of the Techvibes 20 – Powered by GoToMeeting
   We're proud to introduce the inaugural edition of the Techvibes 20. A completely rethought and redesigned reincarnation of our famous Canadian Startup Index which readers have been... more
MaRS Event Heralds the Advent of Connected Cars, Eventually
The MaRS Discovery District is a technology focused not-for-profit housed in the grand old Heritage Building at the corner of College and University in Toronto. The new architectural adjunct to... more
Bionym Announces Secure and Accessible Bitcoin Wallet for Nymi
Today Toronto's Bionym announced that their wearable tech device, the Nymi, will release with a Bitcoin wallet as one of its initial applications. The Nymi will use its ECG-based multi-factor... more
The Next 36 Launches 'The Next Founders,' an MBA for Entrepreneurs
The Next 36, a program for young entrepreneurs, is launching a new program called The Next Founders. The Toronto-based organization says Next Founders is an executive education program designed... more
Six Canadian Startups are Finalists in SXSW Accelerator Competition
Six startups representing Canada have have SXSW's list of 48 finalists for its Accelerator Competition, which this week was whittled down from 500. Canada made a strong showing in the Wearable... more
Canadian Startup Award Nominee Bionym Develops Heartbeat-sensing Wristband Key
Bionym is a contender for a 2013 Canadian Startup Award in the Accelerator Graduate of the Year category. With their initial product offering Nymi, Bionym is developing a high-tech keychain for the... more
Bionym Adds Marketing Director to World-Class Team
Angela Bourne has joined Bionym's executive team as marketing director. Bourne will lead all marketing, public relations, and event efforts, while taking a lead role in developing key partner... more
Bionym Launches Nymi Developer Community
Bionym took the first step in building its developer ecosystem this morning. With 6,000 identified developers awaiting the launch of the Nymi’s developer program, Bionym today released its... more
Andrew D'Souza Joins Bionym as President
Today Bionym announced that they have hired Andrew D’Souza to be their President. Toronto-based Bionym is responsible for the recently launched groundbreaking Nymi wristband and was named... more
Canada’s 20 Hottest Innovative Companies Named
In anticipation of the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) annual forum on November 21st, the CIX Top 20 companies have been revealed in Toronto. Chosen by an panel of innovation leaders, 20... more
Two Canadian Startups, Bionym and Finmaven, Officially Launch at C100’s accelerateTO
Two Toronto-based startups took the stage yesterday at C100’s accelerateTO to officially launch their companies in front of a sold out crowd of 750 people. Karl Martin, founder of Bionym,... more
Toronto's Bionym Launches The Nymi and Uses Your Unique Heartbeat to Unlock Your World
Today Toronto's Bionym launched the next generation of biometric technology launches today with the Nymi. The Nymi is a biometric technology wristband that reads heart rhythms to connect with... more

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