Wireless customers in Canada, notably Millennials, are increasingly taking a hands-on approach to resolving issues with their carrier by contacting customer service online and using chat tools, a shift in customer care preferences that has helped improve satisfaction, according to the J.D. Power 2016 Canadian Wireless Customer Care Study.read more
To say that the folks at PocketGamer don’t know what’s up is a huge understatement.
While most conventions park in Toronto, or San Fransisco, PG took the unpopular route and announced (a short while back) that they would be holding a Pocketgamer Connects Converence in Vancouver during our nearly unbeatably beautiful month of June.read more
Patrick Keefe is a popular guy.
As one of two managing partners in Halifax-based Build Ventures, the venture capitalist sees a steady stream of entrepreneurs knocking on his door looking for startup funding.read more
Tangerine has launched a new mobile banking app.
The updated app brings new verification technologies, including EyeVerify, which uses the eyeprint ID technology, and VocalPassword, a voice authentication technology that allows clients to access their account by saying a phrase.read more
YouTube has opened its first Space in Canada.read more
A group of five notable companies want autonomous vehicles in the hands of consumers as soon as possible.read more
MaRS Discovery District today announced a partnership with Square.read more
Well beyond the FinTech hype is the easily-overlooked domain of RegTech, technology that’s enhancing financial regulatory efforts and compliance. This domain touches on a wide range of topics critical to financial companies including privacy, security, and the movement towards digital identities.read more
Immunio has raised a Series A round.read more
Decentral, a hub for disruptive technology, has announced an open call for financial professionals to join Accelerate Finance, an organization working to transform Canada into a global force for finance and fintech innovation.read more
AcceleratorYYC, one of the first startup spaces in Calgary, is now Collective 12|12.
Co-founder Pieter Boekhoff renovated the space and decided on a new name to reflect the coworking space’s new niche in the ecosystem after AcceleratorYYC the non-profit organization merged with Startup Calgary in 2015.read more
The Toronto Stock Exchange has introduced TSX investinit and TSX discovery, two new mobile apps designed to make it easier for investors to explore the range of investment opportunities available on Canada’s leading stock exchanges.read more
Spin Master has acquired Toca Boca and Sago Mini companies from Bonnier Group in Sweden.read more