Communitech has announced the 25 participants selected for the Women Entrepreneurs Bootcamp, a six-day program aimed at helping female founders turn their business ideas into scalable startups.read more
Eighteen up and coming Ontario assistive technology companies will compete for $20,000 in business development funding in Ontario Centres of Excellence's Accessibility Tech Pitch competition, part of The Government of Ontario's Accessibility Innovation Showcase.
"Through our numerous programs, OCE has proudly supported the development of accessibility devices and technologies for many years," says OCE President and CEO Dr. Tom Corr.
"This competition is a way to further support that development as well as a made-in-Ontario innovation."read more
IBM today announced the opening of a new Bluemix Garage in Toronto, the first in Canada, intended to help enterprises of all sizes to accelerate the design and development of cloud applications by using IBM Cloud technologies with design thinking methodology and agile development capabilities.
The Toronto Bluemix Garage will be located at the DMZ at Ryerson University, the top-ranked university-based incubator in Canada and fifth in the world.read more
The GoToMeeting Five profiles five of the hottest and most promising tech startups across Canada each month. The list is curated by Techvibes editorial staff and reflects who's making waves in our nation's tech ecosystem right now.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.
Every year the Startup Festival sifts through hundreds of applications to find 12 deserving companies to participate for the Best Pitch prize and the results are in for this year's competition.read more
Communitech announced this morning two new programs to help startups protect their intellectual property and get the legal advice they need from an early stage.
The first, in partnership with law firms Bereskin & Parr, Miller Thomson and Gowlings will offer one-on-one guidance from qualified lawyers at no cost.read more
Halifax's Volta Labs announced this week that they are moving into a 20,000 square foot facility in downtown Halifax to support a maturing startup community.
The Halifax Startup House will be moving into the 6th and 7th floors of the Maritime Centre on August 1 as an interim home while they they wait for a ruling on the old Memorial Library.read more
Techvibes 2014 Startup of the Year VarageSale has just launched 24 new Ontario communities and now covers the entire Toronto and Ottawa areas and nearly all of Ontario.
Toronto-based VarageSale is a free social marketplace app that allows families to buy and sell affordable secondhand items in their neighbourhoods.read more
When Regnard and Liza Raquedan immigrated to Canada from the Philippines, they had no idea they’d become two of Toronto’s most innovative entrepreneurs.read more
Growth was on the agenda at the Traction Conference this week.
The Traction Conference was held on June 17th and 18th in Vancouver, and attendees were witness to an incredible amount of expertise delivered on growth, marketing, and analytics from over 30 CEOs, founders, and Growth Hackers from companies such as Hootsuite, Lyft, LinkedIn, Dropbox, Marketo, among many others.read more
Startups all have a few things in common. A budget is among them.
On a budget, it can be hard to build an environment that doesn't feel like a handful of people trying to build a product from a couch. Sure, diehards live for that lifestyle, but as infant startups transition to young companies, new employees want to feel like they're part of something real, something substantial.
Culture can be crafted for free, but the rest costs money.read more