Coho Data, a leading innovator in web-scale flash storage for the enterprise, today announced it has closed $30 million in Series C funding, bringing its total funding to nearly $67 million.
The round was led by March Capital Partners, with additional participation from Hewlett Packard Ventures and Intel Capital as well as existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Ignition Partners.read more
With so much technology out there, and new solutions becoming available every day, it can be hard for Canadian small businesses to keep up.
Researching the latest tech trends can be a full-time job – and we know you’ve already got one of those!
So, while you’ve been focusing on running your company, we’ve done the research and selected five key tech trends you should be looking at.read more
Some critics are arguing that Apple Watches—and in fact, smartwatches as a product category—are insufficiently secure, given that they can potentially store as much private data as a smartphone or tablet might.read more
FedDev Ontario announced yesterday up to $3 million in funding for Communitech to establish the Open Data Exchange (ODX).
Open data is structured data that is machine-readable and freely shared, used and built without restrictions.
The project is expected to result in the incubation of 15 new data-driven companies.read more
Securities regulators in five more provinces are poised to allow equity crowdfunding in their jurisdictions.
Last week regulators in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Québec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia announced new harmonized rules that will govern the practice in those provinces.read more
Today Communitech announced that applications are open for the second Women Entrepreneurs Bootcamp.
The Communitech Women Entrepreneurs Bootcamp will bring together twenty five female founders for a six-day program culminating in a pitch competition for $100K in seed funding on October 1, 2015.read more
Like many university students, Kabir Daswani had a night class while finishing up his bachelor of commerce degree at Queen’s University.
During the break in the middle of class, tons of students would rush to the single café that was open at night, and it would take at least 10 minutes just to grab a coffee.read more
Since 2011 Montreal's International Startup Festival has been putting a new spin on entrepreneurship. Each year over 2,000 founders, investors, and analysts converge on Montreal from more than a dozen countries.
Startupfest offers a unique blend of deep content, inspiring stories, unbeatable networking, and unmistakable festival vibe.
Every year Startupfest sifts through hundreds of applications to find 12 deserving companies to participate in the Best Pitch prize.
What does it mean to be one of the 12 startups chosen?read more
Vancouver's Boris Wertz, Danny Robinson and Maura Rodgers founded the Startup Visa Canada initiative in 2010.
According to Rodgers, they were inspired after working with and investing in talented Romanian technology entrepreneurs, Mircea Pasoi and Cristian Strat. At the time, they encouraged the duo to come to Canada to build their startup ReadFu, which later pivoted and was rebranded Summify.read more
Canadians have a longstanding love-hate relationship with their telcos. If customers consistently receive sub-par service, they’ll eventually become resigned to expecting less. TELUS is different and has worked tirelessly over the last several years to put customers at its core.read more