Farmers’ groups are trying to make rural broadband access an election issues.
But it appears that many of the same factors that have held back high-speed internet outside of major cities are preventing their campaign from gaining much traction.read more
As we transitioned from factory and farming jobs to knowledge work in cubicle labyrinths, we'd like to think we did away with much of the danger associated with work. No one in a desk job was ever obliterated by an out-of-control wheat thresher or stirred into a giant vat of boiling industrial cleaning product. The sense of security we have in our safe and sanitized office jobs is misplaced, however.read more
Raising capital sucks.
Fundraising is an inevitable task that plagues moststartup founders, especially those in Canada who are once, twice removed from the silly money that resides in and around Silicon Valley.read more
Media coverage can make a huge difference in taking a startup to the next level. It brings credibility that can’t be bought by an early-stage company. And nothing sells your company or product to investors or potential customers better than an impartial third party talking about it.read more
We’ve all been there. We pick out the design, we research tattoo parlours and we even start putting change in a jar labelled “tattoo money.”
However, when it comes down to it, we just can’t seem to make that leap. After all, tattoos are forever. At least, they used to be.read more
Formerly know as the "Startup Smackdown", the Grow Conference's Under the Radar showcase wrapped up this afternoon in Whistler and Victoria's Referral SaaSquatch came out on top.
Cofounder Will Fraser took judge Harley Finkelstein of Shopify's advice after the first round of pitches and tweaked his pitch to come out on top.read more
This week, Michael Kousaie, Head of Business Development, Technology Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange spoke to a full room of founders at the BCTIA Lunch and Learn.read more
The GoToMeeting Five profiles five of the hottest and most promising tech startups across Canada each month. The list is curated by Techvibes editorial staff and reflects who's making waves in our nation's tech ecosystem right now.
This Month the GoToMeeting Five is coming to you from the GROW Conference in Whistler.read more
Tencent, China's largest internet company, has invested $50 million in Waterloo-born Kik.read more
Following a successful push into US markets through Amazon, Myo is strengthening its presence in home country Canada by launching across more than 40 Best Buy locations.read more