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...read more
When Extreme Startups and GrowLab merged in August 2014, it served notice to the Canadian accelerator landscape that things were...read more
In 2013, the Government of Canada established the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP) to help accelerators and incubators deliver...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
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
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