With so many talented entrepreneurs and innovative startups in Canada, Techvibes deemed it a necessity to recognize, honour, and celebrate these people and their companies. For four years now the Canadian Startup Awards have been doing just that. This year, Techvibes received over 3,500 nominations across six categories via comments, email,...read more
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Late last year Transport Canada introduced new safety guidelines around the use of drones, or unmanned air vehicles.
In summary, people using drone aircraft for business or pleasure should avoid doing so within eight kilometres of airports, and not operate them higher than 90 metres.read more
A brand new panel of Dragons have entered CBC's Dragons Den and are looking to invest in the next generation of Canadian entrepreneurs.
Created by the producers of Dragons’ Den, the Next Gen Den targets mobile viewership through a series of 12 webisodes available exclusively online beginning February 2.read more
Automated vehicles, already on the road in some form, will continue to rapidly enter the on-ramps, highways and Canadian roadways, packed with time-saving benefits and reducing road collisions, suggests a new report.read more
Singspiel, a music learning mobile app, today announced the completion of a $350,000 seed round led by the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund.
The capital will be used "to expand the core engineering team, accelerate user adoption and transform music education," according to the Canadian startup.read more
Your friendly legaltech writing team is actually typing this piece into a email as we drive back to Toronto from East Lansing, Michigan, home of the mighty Spartans. We spent the weekend in Michigan to deliver a natural extension of our writing (the more charitable among you describe it as "thought leadership" and we thank you for it) in the form of our #LegalLean lean innovation program for the evolution of the legal industry.read more
2015 is believed to be a year that will propel technological innovation even further than ever before.read more
I ask Ian MacKinnon a question I’ve asked many times before. It’s a good question: how do you want the community to think of your business?read more
The idea of a high-speed train connecting Vancouver to Seattle and Portland is being thrown out.read more
Toronto's SceneDoc today announced the completion of a $4 million Series A round of funding led by iGan Partners, with participation from Motorola Solutions Venture Capital and a group of angel investors.
SceneDoc is a smartphone/tablet-based software platform that provides law enforcement a highly secure, accurate and consistent means of documenting crime, accident and other incident scenes.read more
Tablets are more portable than laptops or desktops but more capable than smartphones. This hybrid approach has made them an ideal companion for most anyone, from business travellers to doctors to teachers and their students.read more
Vancouver's Trippeo announced today the official launch of its new Travel and Expense Management (T&E) software platform, which has been designed to dramatically simplify life on the go for the modern-day, tech-savvy workforce.read more
Stewart Butterfield didn’t set out to create a business communication tool. In fact, the software that later became Slack, wasn’t even intended as a stand-alone project.
Slack “grew out of software that we used to communicate while we were developing a game,” says Butterfield, the CEO and cofounder of Slack.read more
ECN Capital has announced the launch of its new online investment platform for the private capital markets.
The ECN crowdfinancing platform aims to provide value, efficiency and convenience for investors while lowering the cost of raising capital for companies.
One of the initial offerings on the ECN platform is Calgary's Hookflash, an emerging technology leader in video chat, voice and messaging for mobile and the web.read more