Visual product search platform Slyce announced today that it will be going public.
Slyce has entered into a definitive amalgamation agreement with Oculus Ventures Corporation which will enable Slyce to be listed on the TSX-V. The agreement is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and regulatory authorities.read more
I love farmers markets. They make me happy and they make me hopeful. Their warmth and authenticity is magic.read more
The pay gap between regular employees and chief executives continues to widen.
According to a report released recently by the AFL-CIO, a federation of trade unions, CEOs of companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index earned an average of nearly $12 million in 2013, compared with barely $35,000 for the average production and nonsupervisory worker.read more
If you are hoping to understand some of the real reasons I make decisions—or avoid other ones—then read on. I’m not promising you a silver bullet, but instead some valuable insight into the way I and my fellow angels think, how we approach deals, and why we continue to invest.read more
The Parti Quebecois is aiming to expand the reach of Quebec's language laws.read more
Saadia Muzaffar was one of those people I first met on Twitter. We connected over common interests which lead to chats over coffee and her startup, Revvly.read more
E-commerce platform Shopify suggests the best way for online stores to get more sales and repeat customers is through small improvements and site optimizations over time.read more
"Hey, technology. I wanna work from home. Or Starbucks. Make it happen." This is the general consensus of Canadians, according to an Ipsos-Reid survey commissioned by Microsoft Canada.read more
BlackBerry is selling the vast majority of its real estate holdings in Waterloo. It's also laying off thousands of workers at its Waterloo headquarters. But the City of Waterloo is as committed to the Canadian smartphone maker as ever.read more
PayrollHero was born out of our own need.
In 2008 Michael Stephenson and I were looking to outsource our customer service for our real estate software company. We flew to the Philippines in search of a BPO (read: outsourcing company) and soon decided that instead of outsourcing to someone else, we should get into the outsourcing business. We setup a BPO in Manila, and it was in this BPO that we learned about the pains of time, attendance, scheduling, HRIS and payroll in Southeast Asia. Thus, PayrollHero was born.read more
In recent years the trend of accelerating startups has really taken off in North America. There are well over 100 accelerators and incubators in Canada alone.read more
Have you bought the new Galaxy S5 from Samsung yet? The S5, released worldwide on April 12 from South Korean manufacturer Samsung, has been on the receiving end of some fantastic reviews online. From all accounts, it appears that the most popular line of phones in the Android world is well on its way to becoming another hit in the sales department.read more