The world of startups is a complex animal and one that’s subject to the odd mood swing or two. With rapidly-shifting consumer tastes, volatile, agitated markets and seemingly light-speed global tech innovation, picking a startup winner is as tricky as finding a needle in a needle stack.read more
Slyce, a visual recognition purchasing platform, is making quite a name for themselves. They have already been dubbed the “Shazam of Stuff” and just Techvibes learned exclusively that the company's oversubscribed seed funding round has topped out at just over $3.75 million at its official close.read more
Despite how connected humans are thanks to smartphones and social networks, important messages still get lost in the mix. That’s why Vancouver’s Progrid Technologies developed the iiris app, (short for important information relayed in seconds), which promises to ease multi-channel communications so that notifications never get overlooked again.read more
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is looking for Canada’s most promising innovative technology companies to introduce to the UK’s vibrant tech community.read more
Waterloo-based Auvik Networks has secured a $6 million first round of funding from Celtic House Venture Partners, Rho Canada Ventures, BDC Venture Capital IT Fund, and its founders.read more
Wavefront and Communitech this week announced a collaboration agreement.read more
Everyone loves the classic story about bootstrapping the company in your garage, spending late nights eating pizza and fixing bugs, then finally hitting it big with your 100% homegrown product.read more
Just as soon as the snow melts it seems that people are ready to get out and network.
It’s conference season!read more
This article is the 2nd in a series that highlights how to properly go about funding and growing your startup.
While we know US corporates are driving the majority of Canadian company exits, it is helpful to understand how Canadian ventures are actually attracting the attention of these acquirers. Is it through strategic relationships―or is it, as we believe, through a company’s investors?read more