Canada has a brief yet incredibly valuable opportunity in front of it when it comes to attracting foreign entrepreneurs. It needs to act on it, too. US President Barack Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration Thursday night left foreign entrepreneurs trying to get into the US frustrated. Despite lofty promises, not much came...read more
In my last post I touched on the strong support system and available resources for our blooming startup communities in...read more
Linquet, an "Internet of Things" company focused on connecting the real world to you, is launching a pre-order campaign for the latest generation of its cloud-based technology.read more
Today, SHOEme, parent company of online footwear retailers OnlineShoes.com and SHOEme.ca announced that Peter Lee has joined the company as Chief Information Officer.
As CIO, Lee will be a key contributor, responsible for leading and enhancing SHOEme's information technology capabilities as they continue to expand and invest in their rapidly growing online retail platform.read more
BlackBerry is offering iPhone owners up to $600 to "trade up" their Apple smartphone for a Passport.
The program, which starts December 1, offers up to $400 trade-in value plus up to $200 top-up value, depending on the model of iPhone.read more
A new wave of IoT companies got their start in Toronto over the weekend at Startup Weekend Toronto: Internet of Things Edition.
The 54-hour event brought together makers, designers, developers and entrepreneurs to share ideas and launch new businesses. Teams spent the weekend talking to potential customers and building product prototypes before presenting to a panel of judges on Sunday afternoon.read more
Stewart Butterfield is the proud founder of a billion-dollar "giant piece of shit."read more
The Government of Canada’s is investing in the University of Alberta.read more
Silicon Valley may be the first place that comes to mind when you think of tech startups, but when considering resources, financial support, and a welcoming atmosphere, Canada has been steadily putting itself on the map. The startup communities in cities such as Vancouver, Waterloo, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal have proven to be a sought after home for some of the world’s most notable tech innovations of the last few years.read more
Montreal has always been a creative hub, a city of industry that has embraced the 21st century with open arms.read more
Chronogolf has raised a seed round.read more
Tonight Startup Week Vancouver wrapped up with the Cascadia Summit at the Telus World of Science.
The sold-out Cascadia Summit is Launch Academy's "premiere event showcasing the most promising startups from Western Canada" and the highlight was 16 startups pitch live in front of a sold-out audience.read more