After six weeks of nominations and voting, the 2014 Canadian Startup Awards have boiled down to this one moment: the winners. This year we received more than 40,000 votes, a significant increase from last year's awards. We want to thank all of our readers—from the voters to the startups and the...read more
Techvibes Tech Fest, a one-of-a-kind event that brings together the fastest growing companies and job seeking talent, is returning to...read more
The Intelligent Community Forum recently announced the "Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2015."
The list, below, includes cities and towns from five different nations, including Australia, Brazil, and Canada.read more
It’s amazing how powerful one minute can be for an entrepreneur.
Every entrepreneur has imagined the moment where they will have to boil down their life’s work into a few catchphrases. For many, even the mere thought of it can become a source of anxiety.read more
CIBC announced today that it received the top overall ranking for online banking functionality in Canada among the big 5 banks reviewed in Forrester Research Inc.'s 2014 Canadian Online Banking Benchmark report.
This follows CIBC's top ranking in the Canadian Mobile Banking Benchmark from Forrester, released in May 2014.
For their most recent report, Forrester evaluated the online banking functionality of the five largest retail banks in Canada across more than 50 criteria, and CIBC's redesigned secure website topped this year's benchmark.read more
Chalk.com today announced a funding round led by MaRS Investment Acceleration Fund with participation from BDC Capital, Ryan Holmes of Hootsuite, and John Baker of Desire2Learn.read more
Late last year Transport Canada introduced new safety guidelines around the use of drones, or unmanned air vehicles.
In summary, people using drone aircraft for business or pleasure should avoid doing so within eight kilometres of airports, and not operate them higher than 90 metres.read more
A brand new panel of Dragons have entered CBC's Dragons Den and are looking to invest in the next generation of Canadian entrepreneurs.
Created by the producers of Dragons’ Den, the Next Gen Den targets mobile viewership through a series of 12 webisodes available exclusively online beginning February 2.read more
Automated vehicles, already on the road in some form, will continue to rapidly enter the on-ramps, highways and Canadian roadways, packed with time-saving benefits and reducing road collisions, suggests a new report.read more
The classic tale told around the world is one of technology transcending social constraints.
For the longest time, the industrial age has given the world a top-down approach of building things. Centralized planners would decide what people would like, and build those things. The planners created marketing as a function of the manufacturing process rather than as a result. Customers played a very small part in the products they were building. It was too cumbersome to go beyond the standard focus groups that defined a generation of top-down marketers.read more
Singspiel, a music learning mobile app, today announced the completion of a $350,000 seed round led by the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund.
The capital will be used "to expand the core engineering team, accelerate user adoption and transform music education," according to the Canadian startup.read more