Toronto's Revlo this week launched its fan engagement platform on Twitch, allowing broadcasters to create personal interaction opportunities and moments for any viewer at scale.read more
3D printing technology has made major contributions in different fields since its conception.read more
The vast majority of Canadian organizations still rely on spreadsheets as their primary tool of business analytics, which may be leaving them at a competitive disadvantage, according to a new study by the Canadian Financial Executives Research Foundation, the research foundation of FEI Canada.read more
FreshGrade, an education platforms for teachers, parents and students, has finalized an $11.6 million Series A round.
The round was led by Relay Ventures.read more
With startups beating out traditional banks for Webby Awards, perhaps the rise of fintech in Canada has incumbents feeling the beginnings of a squeeze.read more
Ottawa's Assent Compliance has raised $20 million.read more
Formlabs, a designer and manufacturer of 3D printing systems, has acquired Vancouver's Pinshape, a 3D printing online community.read more
This week the internet exploded with news that Montreal, Square Enix Montreal—the Canadian arm of a Japanese studio—has stolen an idol from the Los Angeles Indie Game Dev world. Teddy Dief, most notably of Hyper Light Drifter fame, announced via twitter this morning that he would be making the opposite move to the norm, which may be an even greater expression of his Indie Roots than we think.read more
Online bookkeeping service Bench has closed a $20 million Series B upround led by Bain Capital Ventures and joined by Altos Ventures and Contour Venture Partners.
Altos and Contour were also Series A investors in Bench.
The new round, which brings total capital raised to over $40 million, will go toward product enhancements and the rollout of a new product.
Since 2012, Bench has made significant strides in its journey toward fully automating the job of a bookkeeper.
By creating task specific algorithms and perfecting tools that can work seamlessly with bank data, payment data, etc., Bench has reduced the labour time of its bookkeepers by 75%.read more