Financial Technology startup Sensibill has added Michael Woeller and former CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon to its Board of Directors.read more
Nymi has announced the addition of John Haggard to its executive team as CEO.read more
Vancouver's Foodee announced this week entry into three major US markets: Austin, Denver, and Philadelphia.read more
Most people don’t go willingly to a bootcamp.
A bootcamp is hard work. Recruits are pushed to their limits. Sometimes there are tears and pain.
But, a bootcamp can also lead to growth and glory.
At the Communitech Women Entrepreneurs Bootcamp pitch competition, this proved to be true.read more
There are so many unknowns when you embark on a startup venture. How do you grow? Where do you grow? How do you target and land those first key customers? How do you attract the attention of VCs?read more
If you're part of the startup community your schedule has been jam-packed with keynotes, workshops, and presentations.
If you just need to take a night off to relax and recharge your batteries, check out The Profile's casual evening lineup of 'unofficial' events tonight, Thursday, and Friday.read more
This evening the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) and New Ventures BC announced the 2015 winners of the biggest technology startup competition for B.C.’s emerging innovators.read more
What promises to be the biggest week of the year for Vancouver startups is here.
Vancouver Startup Week is jam-packed with keynotes, workshops, presentations and parties galore.read more
With Silicon Valley ‘godfather’ Steve Blank looking on as a judge, Nicoya Lifesciences pitched its way to a $50,000 prize on Friday night, as the new Communitech Rev sales accelerator graduated its first cohort.
Two other companies among six who pitched, Bridgit and PiinPoint, took home $25,000 each from the Communitech Rev Centre Stage pitch event, in which Blank – creator of the Lean Startup movement and a leading thinker on how build scalable companies – posed some penetrating questions.read more
Vancouver's Shoes.com is elevating the Canadian e-commerce sector by bringing Canadians a level of service that's among the fastest in the world.
According to their press release today Shoes.com is "the first online retailer to offer on-demand delivery in Canada."read more
Thomson Reuters today announced the establishment of an innovation lab in Waterloo at Communitech.
Thomson Reuters Labs - Waterloo will see Thomson Reuters engage with the region’s innovation ecosystem and its startup community, world-class university and culture of industry collaboration.read more
In the midst of Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) festivities, tech is drawing its own Californian crowd.
The C100, a network of successful Canadians living in Silicon Valley, held its inaugural Startup Challenge on Tuesday evening at MaRS, showcasing the Toronto-Waterloo startup ecosystem.read more
Canada’s premiere founder development program for young entrepreneurs is hitting the streets in search of its 2016 cohort.
Students and recent grads will have an opportunity to hear from alumni, senior leadership and mentors of The Next 36 at campuses and startup hubs across the country, including Shopify, Thalmic Labs and Montreal’s La Gare.
With 15 sessions currently scheduled, there will be lots of opportunity for potential applicants from all academic backgrounds to ask questions and network in advance of the October 20 deadline.read more