The fast-evolving field of equity crowdfunding was the hot topic at the inaugural Canadian Crowdfunding Summit in Toronto earlier this week. A capacity crowd of nearly 350 filled the MaRS auditorium for a full day of crowdfunding-related speakers, seminars and product pitches hosted by the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada. Dominating the...read more
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's (CRTC's) Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer today issued a Notice of Violation to Compu-Finder,...read more
Before his monthly meetup for March, Tom Emrich tweeted that when he first started We Are Wearables in Toronto last...read more
TeamFit this week announced the open beta of its team matching service.read more
Pressly has raised $2.1 million.
The round was led by Gibraltar Ventures. Existing investors iNovia Capital and Omers Ventures also participated.read more
When I started my career in marketing at Procter & Gamble we were taught that word of mouth was the most effective advertising media.read more
Information and communications technology solutions provider Huawei this week announced the Canadian launch of its "Seeds for the Future" program.read more
A few months after musing with his father about new technologies for the automotive industry, Sam Jesso is one step away from capturing more than $200,000 in seed funding and services to develop such a product.
Jesso heads AutoPulse, a Fredericton startup designing technology that helps auto dealerships monitor their customers’ cars.read more
The Lassonde School of Engineering at York University today launched a new $1.5-million challenge to become the first engineering school in Canada to reach a 50:50 gender balance.read more
Techvibes is hiring a freelance Events Reporter in Vancouver to report on local technology, startup, and business events.
This paid freelance position will see you profile fascinating entrepreneurs, discover exciting startups, and attend awesome events in your community on behalf of Canada's leading independent tech news site.read more
Vanhawks this week announced it has secured $1.6 million in seed funding.
The investment was led by Real Ventures, with participation from Y Combinator, Funders Club, Mike McCauley, Devon Galloway and Michael Litt of Garage Fund, Relentless Pursuits Partners, and additional VC and angel investors.read more
Following in the footsteps of Starbucks, Balzac’s Coffee Roasters this week announced the launch of a mobile app featuring mobile payment and a loyalty program available for iPhone and Android smartphones.read more
BlackBerry made waves when it launched the Passport, a smartphone with a square screen. Now it's creating more buzz with the announcement of a smartphone with a sliding keyboard.read more
Omers Ventures has invested $250 million in 22 Canadian companies in rounds totalling more than $1 billion in capital raised.read more