Montreal-based men’s fashion startup Frank & Oak is continuing to expand its offline presence with a new brick and mortar store in Toronto. And the company, known primarily as an online retailer, is eyeing more locations in other Canadian cities.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
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
In 2013, the Government of Canada established the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP) to help accelerators and incubators deliver their services to promising Canadian firms.read more
Bitmaker Labs has received a "substantial equity investment" from a group led by Russell Square Partners, a Toronto-based investment firm.read more
Rogers Communications today announced a funding commitment of approximately $4 million to Wavefront to accelerate the growth of machine-to-machine (M2M), the Internet of Things (IoT) and wireless businesses in Canada.
Over the next five years, Rogers will offer financial resources, technology tools, training and mentorship programs to thousands of technology businesses and entrepreneurs that walk through Wavefront's doors.read more
Five years on, Merging Media is a misnomer.
But what's in a name?read more
IBM and the University of Alberta announced they are using advanced streaming analytics software to provide researchers with information to enable them to detect, visualize and predict subtle changes in the health of the environment in real-time.read more
It could be argued that Vanhawks cofounders Ali and Sohaib Zahid would inevitably become successful after launching its carbon fibre connected bicycle, the Valour.
The bike raised the most money for a Canadian project on Kickstarter in early June. Pledgers from all over the world pitched $820,000 total.read more
It’s that time of the week when we look at what creative ideas Canadians are raising money to support.
Check out these Canadian crowdfunding picks-of-the-week:read more
From high-intensity training to grocery shopping, Strongbody Apparel is ready to face any challenge.
The Vancouver-based athletic wear manufacturer is changing the way people think and wear their gym clothes. Gone are the days of jogging in a worn out hoodie á la Rocky Balboa: casual and professional athletes alike are seeking the next garment innovation that can endure the strain and sweat of training, as well as the functionality needed in order to reach their athletic pursuits.read more
Ontario students are among the world's most computer literate, according to a new international test.read more