The Great Western Narrative has always been that you lived and died with a company. Golden watches became the status symbol as men and women struggled their entire lifetimes to build something for others.read more
OMERS Ventures today announced the successful closing of Fund II, its second venture capital fund, with $260 million in commitments.read more
It’s the question that all tech startups dread and try to avoid answering for as long as possible, but it’s also one of the most important questions you can ask about your digital product: “What if my users don’t like it?”read more
Vancouver's PHEMI today announced it has raised a $12.2 million round of venture financing to expand the commercialization phase of the company.read more
Montreal-based Fuzzy.io has hired Kevin Fox, who designed the user interface for Gmail, as its chief experience officer.
Fox, has worked at Yahoo, Facebook and Mozilla in addition to Google, where he created the user interface for the first iteration of Gmail and Google Calendar.read more
Ottawa's CENX today announced that it has finalized new equity investment totaling $12.5 million USD.read more
Digital Retail Apps has raised one million dollars.read more
Vancouver's Aspect Biosystems has announced the closing of an oversubscribed seed round funded by the local Vancouver Angel community.
Aspect is a world leader in the development of cutting edge 3D bioprinting technology capable of generating functional living human tissues.read more
Despite the innovations in the consumer-oriented payments, many small businesses still rely on cheques for their business-to-business payments.
And according to a recent study by Scotiabank, managing payables and receivables cost businesses on average $15 to $25 per payment when considering account and processing fees, wire or postage costs, account administration and reconciliation time.read more
According to lawyer and tech expert James Smith, a pitch-and-business-plan model is a thing of the past, and it’s not the only thing he suggests leaving behind.
This may come as a surprise to startup founders and business professionals alike, but Smith insists that these days, it’s all about who you know—and what they know.read more
It’s a complex and exciting thing to be an entrepreneur these days, but there are plenty of challenges that go along with this lifestyle.
If you are thinking of starting a business, this article provides important insights into some of the issues startups face and plenty of resources on how to address them.read more