With so many talented entrepreneurs and innovative startups in Canada, Techvibes deemed it a necessity to recognize, honour, and celebrate these people and their companies. For four years now the Canadian Startup Awards have been doing just that. This year, Techvibes received over 3,500 nominations across six categories via comments, email,...read more
We’re not there yet, but in less than 10 years, I believe that the technology behind bitcoin will transform the...read more
2015 is now well underway and, like every new beginning, it gives us time to reflect on where we have...read more
Chalk.com today announced a funding round led by MaRS Investment Acceleration Fund with participation from BDC Capital, Ryan Holmes of Hootsuite, and John Baker of Desire2Learn.read more
Late last year Transport Canada introduced new safety guidelines around the use of drones, or unmanned air vehicles.
In summary, people using drone aircraft for business or pleasure should avoid doing so within eight kilometres of airports, and not operate them higher than 90 metres.read more
A brand new panel of Dragons have entered CBC's Dragons Den and are looking to invest in the next generation of Canadian entrepreneurs.
Created by the producers of Dragons’ Den, the Next Gen Den targets mobile viewership through a series of 12 webisodes available exclusively online beginning February 2.read more
Automated vehicles, already on the road in some form, will continue to rapidly enter the on-ramps, highways and Canadian roadways, packed with time-saving benefits and reducing road collisions, suggests a new report.read more
The classic tale told around the world is one of technology transcending social constraints.
For the longest time, the industrial age has given the world a top-down approach of building things. Centralized planners would decide what people would like, and build those things. The planners created marketing as a function of the manufacturing process rather than as a result. Customers played a very small part in the products they were building. It was too cumbersome to go beyond the standard focus groups that defined a generation of top-down marketers.read more
Singspiel, a music learning mobile app, today announced the completion of a $350,000 seed round led by the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund.
The capital will be used "to expand the core engineering team, accelerate user adoption and transform music education," according to the Canadian startup.read more
Your friendly legaltech writing team is actually typing this piece into a email as we drive back to Toronto from East Lansing, Michigan, home of the mighty Spartans. We spent the weekend in Michigan to deliver a natural extension of our writing (the more charitable among you describe it as "thought leadership" and we thank you for it) in the form of our #LegalLean lean innovation program for the evolution of the legal industry.read more
It’s that time of the week when we look at what creative ideas Canadians are raising money to support.
Check out these Canadian crowdfunding picks-of-the-week:read more
2015 is believed to be a year that will propel technological innovation even further than ever before.read more
Toronto's Mass Fidelity recently showcased its Core Wireless Speaker System at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to the widest audience the product has seen to date before it becomes available in retail later this year.read more
I ask Ian MacKinnon a question I’ve asked many times before. It’s a good question: how do you want the community to think of your business?read more