Apple launched an iPhone trade-in program in the US last August. Now the program has been brought to Canada.read more
Communitech's accelerator, Hyperdrive, has unveiled its fourth cohort.
The cohort consists of five startups: BitHound, Clipter, Structur3D Printing, Wagepoint, and WestonExpressions.read more
Identify verification startup Trulioo announced today it has raised $6 million in a Series A financing round.read more
North American recruitment firm Ian Martin Group this morning announced the acquisition of Fitzii.read more
Vancouver startup Easy Buzzer hopes to solve a problem that has become a headache for many apartment residents – the entry buzzer system.
Easy Buzzer allows residents (and roommates) to buzz in guests from their own phones rather than being restricted to a single landline or cell phone by their building. Residents now have the ability to add and remove their phones as answering devices for the front door intercom of their apartment with a simple web app.read more
Across Canada in February, technology M&A activity continues to be modest, while private placements are steady in number and total invested dollars.read more
Bringing skilled foreign workers to Canada is often the only way our nation's fastest growing tech companies can fill critical roles.
Of course, they could resort to poaching employees from other companies within their local tech industry—but this is frowned upon and would break some unwritten anti-poaching agreements between companies that exist today.
Besides, merely moving tech talent around doesn't result in the net new positions needed to truly grow an ecosystem.read more
Lately, a popular startup-watching trend has emerged that can best be described as “WWGD”—what would Google do?
Proponents of this strategy constantly look at the fields where Google is making acquisitions as a proxy for what will be successful in the future.read more
Video blogging platform Keek has gone public on the TSX Venture Exchange, through a reverse takeover deal with Primary Petroleum Corporation, a small oil and gas company.
The deal will also see Keek get a new CEO and board of directors.read more
There isn’t much dirt on the bottom of this young man’s Louis Vuittons, but it’s there. The blue sneakers would be inconspicuous except for his posture—if not for his high-crossed leg, propping his elbow on his knee as he gesticulates with a closing and reopening fist, there’d be no way to see the distinctive monogram.read more
"The evolution of computers and embeddable techs will be sized on a cellular level and injected into the bloodstream to communicate with your brain."read more
In an effort to keep Barack Obama and his presidential suite using BlackBerry devices, chief executive officer John Chen has held recent talks with the White House.read more
First of all, I apologize for asking—I know it’s a sensitive subject. Hey, maybe you are planning an extended vacation in the summer to make up for it, or else you are just too busy—again.read more
Québec-based startup Synbiota today received 2014 SXSW Accelerator award in the Innovative World Technologies category.read more