For Albert Lai, the CEO and co-founder of Big Viking Games, the success of his company all comes down to its fans.
“We believe that it’s all about making fans, that’s our mission statement, that’s also how we operate the company,” Lai says. “By making fans of our players, but also by making fans of our employees, we’re able to attract great people.”read more
Waterloo region’s Palette has won the top prize at the UX Design Awards in Berlin.read more
Many technological standards (e.g. wifi, Bluetooth, USB) have been established to promote efficiency and interoperability.
This can lower costs for consumers by increasing manufacturing volumes and reducing switching costs for standardized components. Adoption of a standard is usually collaboratively determined by a standard-setting organization (SSO) made up of industry players including innovators, manufacturers, and implementers in relevant fields.read more
Citing the “amazing talent pool” in Waterloo Region, Shopify is undertaking an ambitious expansion of its local operations, including a 300-employee office in the former Seagram Museum/CIGI building in Waterloo’s core.read more
The speculation around Big Data, and the power it wields to change the foundations of industry as we know it, is rife.read more
Toronto-based coding school HackerYou has opened a second office.
Located at 485 Queen Street West, the new space doubles the size of their Toronto campus, bringing their total square footage to 12,000 square feet.read more
The GoToMeeting Five profiles five of the hottest and most promising tech startups across Canada each month. The list is curated by Techvibes editorial staff and reflects who's making waves in our nation's tech ecosystem right now.read more
London, Ontario has a longstanding history of entrepreneurial successes.
Business leaders Hank Vander Laan of Trojan Technologies, Mitch Baran of Trudell Medical, and David Seed, Paul Seed, and Ken Kalopsis of StarTech—to name but a few—have paved the way for the next generation of London's business builders.read more
On September 24 Ottawa’s entrepreneurial community attended the third annual AccelerateOTT conference, jointly presented by the C100 and Invest Ottawa.
You.i TV’s Jason Flick served as emcee and motivational speaker Peter Joynt rallied the crowd by performing “Capcity,” an ode to the nation’s capital.read more
With the financial technology space getting hotter and hotter, big players in the industry are looking externally for new ideas.
One tool they’re using is hackathons.read more
From shopping in mobile apps to tapping a contactless reader in the grocery store, consumers across North America are shopping in more ways than ever before.read more