Halifax-based startup house Volta Labs announced this week plans for their second annual Startup Empire conference to be held on September 24.read more
Gift cards can be as good as cash, but Canadians aren't valuing them to their full potential, despite the majority who give and receive them each year.read more
The C100 and KPMG would like to zero in on the grassroots view of the Canadian founder experience of building a fast growth tech company and leveraging Silicon Valley.
They need your insights and advice on best-practices to scale for growth.read more
A social enterprise company that has developed a next-generation prosthetic knee took first place in Ontario Centres of Excellence's Parapan Am Games-affiliated Accessibility Tech Pitch competition.
Toronto-based Legworkswas selected from 18 participants in a two-day elimination pitch competition.read more
The Accelerator Centre in Waterloo is creating more room for 30 early-stage companies.
Known as Reactor, the expansion covers 720 square metres (8,000 square feet) in the former Innotech Building at the David Johnston Research and Technology Park.read more
Vandrico Solutions, an enterprise software company, is piloting a project with Whistler-Blackcomb Resorts in BC.read more
The countdown to the annual GROW Conference is on. The complete schedule is live and attendees can start booking their outdoor activities.
For the last couple years Techvibes has named five people that you should meet at GROW and everyone—including the folks on the list—loved it. So we're doing it again this year.
Here are five people you should look out for at the GROW Conference in Whistler next week.read more
Aird & Berlis LLP (A&B) has become the sponsoring legal partner to the University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology Program (UTEST).
UTEST is a 12-month incubation and acceleration program co-managed by the University of Toronto and MaRS Innovation that allows selected school-affiliated early-stage startup companies to incorporate, use office space, receive mentorship and access $30k in funding, with opportunities for follow-on funding from MaRS Innovation.read more
As a startup founder, you know that life as an entrepreneur can be challenging, fulfilling and stressful. As an Executive in Residence (EIR), I’m here to support your businesses development and increase your odds of success.
Depending on your needs, EIRs play the role of advisor, mentor, connector and even coach; and while the work we do takes on many forms, there are five primary ways we help you startup and grow your business:read more
Communitech has announced the 25 participants selected for the Women Entrepreneurs Bootcamp, a six-day program aimed at helping female founders turn their business ideas into scalable startups.read more
Eighteen up and coming Ontario assistive technology companies will compete for $20,000 in business development funding in Ontario Centres of Excellence's Accessibility Tech Pitch competition, part of The Government of Ontario's Accessibility Innovation Showcase.
"Through our numerous programs, OCE has proudly supported the development of accessibility devices and technologies for many years," says OCE President and CEO Dr. Tom Corr.
"This competition is a way to further support that development as well as a made-in-Ontario innovation."read more
IBM today announced the opening of a new Bluemix Garage in Toronto, the first in Canada, intended to help enterprises of all sizes to accelerate the design and development of cloud applications by using IBM Cloud technologies with design thinking methodology and agile development capabilities.
The Toronto Bluemix Garage will be located at the DMZ at Ryerson University, the top-ranked university-based incubator in Canada and fifth in the world.read more