Toronto's SensorSuite announced today the successful closing of over half a million in funding from Extreme Venture Partners, Business Development Bank of Canada, and private angels. SensorSuite is an Internet of Things (IoT) company that provides innovative wireless monitoring and energy saving solutions for multi-residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. This funding will...read more
Second Cup Ltd. today announced the national launch of Second Cup Coffee Co.™ Rewards – a free loyalty program with...read more
The Techvibes Tech Fest is returning to Vancouver in May, and, just a week later, making its debut in Waterloo. Tech...read more
Today, Pelmorex Media updated its Weather Network app for smart televisions and set-top devices.read more
Facebook is introducing video calling in Messenger to Canadians.read more
OpenTable, a provider of online restaurant reservations, this week released an app for Apple Watch in Canada.
“Our Apple Watch app is a natural extension of our popular iPhone app and it offers an innovative and convenient way for diners to engage with OpenTable while they’re on the go," said Jocelyn Mangan, Senior Vice President of Product Management at OpenTable.read more
Engineer turned lawyer Byron Thom was working at a big Toronto law firm when an entrepreneur from Vancouver called. Word had gotten out about Byron’s experience in technology and law, and friends and referrals were regularly calling about new and growing ventures.
Entrepreneur Pook-Ping Yao, wanted advice on his start-up. After hearing what Byron had to say, he quickly asked him to join his company.read more
As obesity rates reach all-time highs, a new culture of health and fitness is emerging to rally against sedentary lifestyles.
Fuelled by new technology and the rise of the "quantified self," the future of fitness combines apps and analytics with good old-fashioned iron pumping to deliver optimal workouts and the motivation necessary to pull them off.read more
As a young undergrad in Toronto, Lishai was on her way to working in international development. She had lived in different countries, so working overseas was a natural choice.
Then she met a spoken word poet while in St. Kitts on an internship and it changed her life.read more
Earlier this week, IBM announced that its cloud revenue grew more than 75% in the first quarter.read more
The way we pay at retail stores has changed pretty dramatically in recent years.
Credit and debit cards have eclipsed cash as the preferred form of payment, especially here in Canada, and even those technologies have seen changes, with embedded chips replacing magnetic strips.read more
CIBC this week announced a partnership with MaRS Discovery District to create a new corporate innovation hub and join MaRS’ new financial technology cluster to support future innovations.read more
Every year, Startupfest sifts through hundreds of applications, from dozens of countries, to find 12 deserving startups to participate in an on-stage pitch competition.read more