Startup Empire, a new conference aimed at educating founders and employees of startups, will take place Sept. 23 in Halifax.
Milan Vrekic, the Executive Director of the Volta Labs and the organizer of the conference, said Startup Empire will feature a range of top-flight speakers from the tech and startup world who can advise young companies on the path to success.read more
The web has always been a network of knowledge. From its inception, one of its strongest points has been the ease that the world’s knowledge has become accessible to all—or, as Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia put it, “imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge.”read more
FreshBooks has raised US $30 million round in its first institutional investment round.
The round, led by Oak Investment Partners with participation from Atlas Venture and Georgian Partners, will position the company for "increased growth as it helps freelancers and service-based businesses successfully build their businesses without having to learn accounting."read more
WIND Mobile this week launched a new mobile app aimed at helping customers keep control over their wireless account.read more
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission this week announced that it will host a meeting with telecommunications and broadcasting distribution companies to discuss the practice of charging additional fees to customers who wish to receive paper bills.read more
Just two years after becoming an incorporated entity, LoginRadius will be blowing out the birthday candles with extra gusto having achieved such an astonishing and rapid growth rate.
LoginRadius’ social platform is used by more than 120,000 websites around the globe, allowing sites to offer social login and social sharing and also giving businesses access to accurate and rich user profile data.read more
It’s that time of the week when we look at what creative ideas Canadians are raising money to support.read more
Apple's quarterly earnings are out and while the numbers are strong, they weren't enough to lift the firm's stock, which remains stagnant in afterhours trading.read more
Canada boasts a foreign-born population of just under seven million people, or more than 20% of the nation’s entire population—the highest percentage among G8 countries. And this trend is only accelerating: between 2006 and 2011, more than 1.1 million foreign folks immigrated here, making up over 3% of Canada’s total population, according to Statistics Canada.read more
In the second major breakdown in less than a week for TransLink, the Expo and Millennium lines froze for several hours yesterday due to a communicate glitch that shut down every train on the system.read more
Starbucks wants customers to be able to order coffee in advance from their smartphone.
A pilot program is slated for launch later this year, according to Adam Brotman, the coffee chain’s chief digital officer.read more
When it comes to paying with a mobile device, Canadians seems very comfortable buying their daily coffee.
PayPal has not lost sight of this trend and today is leveraging it as they launch their first brand campaign in Canada.read more