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The Techvibes 20, August 2014 Edition – Powered by GoToMeeting

      The Techvibes 20 is a bi-monthly list of the hottest and most promising tech startups across Canada. The list is carefully curated by Techvibes editorial staff and reflects who's making waves in our nation's tech ecosystem right now. Check out the August edition of the Techvibes 20 after the jump.   Algolux, Montreal...

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The Legal Considerations of Building a Startup at a Hackathon

What fun to ride the wave of hackathon glory and over the course of a weekend find that you really hit a creative groundswell. Even though you may not have known your entire team prior to the Friday night session, you're working so well and the alchemy of your collective talents is clearly magical. After either the fourth or fifth beer, ninth pizza slice, and third “Dudes—we’re crushing this,” fist bump, you all decide to turn your weekend hackathon idea into a real business.

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10 Picture Perfect Moments from GROW

10 Picture Perfect Moments from GROW

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We're looking back on 10 of the best moments from this year's GROW Conference in Whistler, BC, as captured by the event's official photographer, Kris Krüg.

  • Attendees exchanging secret smile

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  • Having your voice heard means enjoying the moment

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  • Sharing the GROW love all-around

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  • The best speeches are often made in comfort

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  • Vehicle to smartcar? It's possible with Mojio

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  • This is sneaker fashion at its best, tech is in

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  • Next generation gaming tech is already impressive

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  • Behold, GROW's very own Ice Bucket Challenge

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  • Form and function illustrated through robotics

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  • Days were full of laughs and learning

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Ink Less Reliant on Paper as Software Starts to Eat Tattoo Industry

Every profile I’ve written comes back to a central theme: software eating the world in its own unique way.

FounderFuel graduate Tattoo Hero fits that theme perfectly. The tattoo industry is one of the most interesting in the world, a close-knit and tightly woven collective that is as open and beautiful on the inside, as it seems mysterious and vaguely threatening for some on the outside.

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GROW Startup Smackdown Winner Crowned

At the GROW Conference, even the coffee breaks are action-packed.

Over the past two days a dozen startups had one minute to pitch a panel consisting of venture capitalists and media.

The winners from each Startup Smackdown session battled in the finals this afternoon and a winner was crowned.

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