As the Marketing Manager at BrainStation and a woman working in the tech industry, I am particularly passionate about our Web Development Immersive scholarship, Women on the Rise, which looks to help bridge the gender gap in this exciting and growing field. Before working at BrainStation, I thought coding was intimidating....read more
Microsoft believes that computer science and coding is the solution to all-time unemployment highs among Canadian youth and the skills...read more
Fido has launched its own home internet offering. Fido Home Internet is now available in parts of Ontario, the company says. The...read more
200 attendees gathered at Unbounce on Sunday to witness the startup teams competing in Startup Weekend Vancouver’s 7th annual competition.read more
The world's small and medium business owners have contributed $11.1 trillion to the global economy by working beyond the standard industry hours for their businesses, according to a new global survey. Canadian small and medium businesses have contributed nearly $281 billion of that impact.read more
The City of Quebec is moving forward with plans to implement a fully digital municipal court.read more
Canadian venture capital investment is on pace for another strong year, according to the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association.read more
SmartReno has acquired Zoomission.read more
Calgary-based e-book software startup Enthrill won the A100 One to Watch award at Startup Calgary Launch Party last week.read more
Black Friday is soon, and while the shopping trend is a decidedly American tradition, Canadians are showing enthusasim around the shopping event.read more
Zite is being shuttered.read more
Manulife announced this morning a new partnership with MaRS Discovery District.
Manulife will become a part of MaRS' FinTech Cluster, and will join companies like Airbnb, Facebook Canada, Moneris, PayPal and other startups at the centre.read more
500px announced last week that Kelly Thompson has joined 500px as Head of Marketplace.
Thompson is a photo licensing industry veteran, having worked as SVP, Product Development at Getty Images and COO of iStock by Getty Images.read more
Techvibes recognizes and honours these people and their companies through the Canadian Startup Awards, now in its fifth year.
The awards are spread across five categories, which each have three to six finalists.
Let's get nominating. Here are this year's categories.read more
Circle Medial, a San Francisco-based startup that helps doctors make house calls, has raised $2.9 million in venture capital, the company announced on Nov. 20.
While Circle Medical is based in California and its app is only available in San Francisco, the startup has a strong Canadian connection.read more
Big Data and the Internet of Things are being touted as the new frontier for business, with new and innovative uses for connected devices being rolled out every day.
Promising to unlock new levels of insight, enhance customer experience and improve safety and efficiency, Big Data is now on the brink of potentially transforming the way we live, work and think.
But, as the industry matures and utilizations become more sophisticated, where will the true value of Big Data lie?read more