Canadian startups are bringing “dirty tech” industries such as farming and freight into the 21st century with software solutions that are having significant impacts on how businesses are run.read more
With nominations coming in fast and furious for Techvibes 2014 Startup Awards we're uncovering a ton of great stories for our readers.
Incoming nominations for our Angel of the Year category have reminded us that that we didn't report who was this year's recipient of the Angel Forum's Angel of the Year award.read more
Gallop Labs has raised a seed round.read more
Wealthsimple launched today in Alberta, Manitoba, and Quebec, expanding its current operations outside of Ontario and British Columbia.
A Techvibes 20 company, Wealthsimple hopes to change the traditional investment landscape in Canada by ensuring every investor, regardless of net worth or financial knowledge, has access to smart, low-fee investing solutions.read more
If there is a company evolving with the ticketing trends, it’s Picatic.read more
Find yourself struggling with balancing multiple tasks at once?
A Toronto-based software developer aims to help people prioritize and achieve multiple tasks with a new app that allows them to “visualize their day.”read more
Each year, MaRS conducts a survey of our “ventures,” the startups we support with venture services.
As part of Data Catalyst’s work trying to discover trends and patterns in the innovation economy, we thought the MaRS venture survey results would provide an interesting window into the startup ecosystem in Toronto and surrounding region.read more
Ho ho ho! Shnarped, the Vancouver-based startup that created a social platform for hockey fans, is ready to unveil its new #HockeyWishList campaign that will seek to play Santa this year and answer a few lucky users’ wishes.read more
Robert Goguen, Member of Parliament for Moncton–Riverview–Dieppe, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), today announced the Government of Canada’s investment in Propel ICT, which aims to help Canada’s businesses create jobs.read more
BitHound has raised a seed round.
The financing, valued at $2 million, was led by Michael Wekerle of Difference Capital, along with BDC Capital and additional angel investors.read more
The Cossette Lab in Toronto has named TriggerFox and Wattage as the first startups it will help in taking ideas from concept to reality.
Cossette Lab is a national Cossette initiative designed "to help incubate the growth of tech-related startups." Cossette Lab launched in Cossette’s Montreal office in 2012 and eight startups have participated in the initiative to date.read more