Wirikin, an end-to-end mobile employment solution designed to help youth join the workplace and to help employers better connect with the mobile generation, is making a splash.read more
Kevin Bracken says he was travelling a lot, trying to get his event-planning app Speakeasy off the ground, but he kept running into a problem: finding a good place to work out.read more
Bionym has started to ship limited-edition Nymi bands to app developers.read more
Is it a bike? Is it a car?
No, it’s a velocar, soon to be seen on the streets of Vancouver—for a trial period anyway.read more
A new Ottawa-based accelerator and incubator is hoping to get enterprise software startups ready for series A investment.read more
Online restaurant discovery tool Zomato is adding Toronto to a list of over 100 cities where users can use it to search for restaurants and the company says that, unlike its competitors, it won’t miss a single restaurant.
“We have huge plans for Canada and North America and it all starts in Toronto,” says Jeremy Potvin, the country manager for Zomato Canada.read more
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Imagine watching a football game as if you were seeing it through the eyes of the Quarterback or experiencing the latest Sci-Fi film as if you were living in that alien environment.
Truly immersive entertainment experiences have long been promised by new technology over the years, like high-definition and even 3D TVs, but it will be wearable technology that will finally be able to deliver.read more
For those unfamiliar with Startup Weekend, you should get to know it. It’s remarkable how much the organization has achieved since its founding in 2007 (it truly seems as if they’ve been around much longer). The first Startup Weekend brought together 65 entrepreneurs over the course of a weekend with the goal of trying to create real startups over, yes, one weekend.read more
Moncton-based startup Agora Mobile has launched a new method of teaching coding and has already signed up about 200 teachers to use the product.
Agora Mobile is an ambitious company founded by Dalhousie University computer science alum Simon Gauvin, who hopes to revolutionize the way people learn coding.read more
A hush falls over the crowd. Two opposing team members step on the stage. Bulbs flash. House music thumps. All their training has led to this moment -- this is it, and they know it.
He tosses the ball, and it sails up, an elegant orb seemingly suspended in time, before -- ping! -- catapulting across the table. The opposition, agile, fires it back -- pong.read more
Today, in conjunction with The Art of Entrepreneurship conference, Dell is launching an initiative to support the startup community in Canada.
The Dell for Entrepreneurs program (formerly Centre for Entrepreneurs) was established with the aim of providing startups with an enhanced support system to enable their next phase of growth.read more
Nothing says teamwork better than a group of people aligned in the decision making process. While some workplaces are guided by the “executive decisions” of the boss, that leadership practice might not necessary be the best approach in advocating change, nurturing involvement and learning from prior mistakes (i.e. bad decisions).read more