It can be difficult for startups to gain traction in any market, but expanding to global markets is a challenge that many choose not to accept, even when they have the right business model.read more
The C100's first employee is leaving the building.
Atlee Clark, the organization's now-former executive director, has left for Shopify. She will be replaced by Joanne Fedeyko, who worked with the C100 previously as a marketing and sponsorship consultant. Clark's role at Shopify will be to drive the growth of their developer ecosystem.read more
CIBC today announced that clients have now deposited more than one million cheques using its eDeposit feature.read more
Three in five Canadians consider themselves innovators, and 66 per cent believe their innovation idea could be “the next big thing,” if only they had enough money and know-how to develop it, according to findings from Phillips' 2014 North America Innovation Report.read more
On Monday it was announced that online real estate marketplace Zillow acquired fellow online real estate marketplace Trulia in a deal worth $3.5 billion in stock.read more
The National Research Council's computers were targeted by Chinese hackers, the federal government has confirmed.read more
BlackBerry has acquired Secusmart GmbH, which offers voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping solutions for government organizations, enterprises and telecommunications service providers.read more
One of the biggest challenges for any fast-growing startup is hiring skilled employees.
"When your company is in hypergrowth, a pipeline of skilled employees isn't optional—it's a requirement," says Profit Magazine, which compiled three tips for startups facing this challenge as part of its annual Profit 500 rankings.read more
Today, BuildDirect Technologies announced the appointment of Tal Ball as its first chief technology officer.read more
A Canadian-made robot is attempting to hitchhike across the country without supervision from its human creators.read more
Crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo are rapidly entering the mainstream and after seeing so many successful multi-million dollar campaigns, it's tempting to try one's hand at it. However, it's not that simple—there's a lot to consider before attempting the feat.read more