Canadian startups had a strong 2014 and this year is poised to be no weaker.read more
Calgary's AVAC this morning announced the first closing of the Finistere Ventures FVII Fund.read more
IBM plans to pursue more partnerships in the Toronto area and working with local startups will be a big focus, according to Sandy Carter, the general manager for IBM Ecosystems and Social Business Evangelism.read more
Wattpad has launched After Dark, a free app that offers a curated reading experience for mature romance fans.read more
Vancouver's Lighthouse Labs announced today that it will become Canada’s "first national computer coding bootcamp school to expand in multiple locations across the country."
According to their press release Lighthouse Labs is set to open its doors in Toronto this March and in Calgary in April.read more
Innovacorp, Nova Scotia's early stage venture capital organization, is offering technology entrepreneurs the chance to spend up to six months at Disruption Corporation’s headquarters and $10,000 cash towards travel and living expenses.
The competition stems from Innovacorp’s recently announced partnership with Disruption, a tech and venture firm.read more
This morning Launch Academy and Boast Capital announced the launch of Traction Conference, a one-day conference that will teach startups distribution strategies and tactics for acquiring explosive growth.read more
Ottawa's Klipfolio today announced a $6.2 million series A round led by OMERS Ventures and including all the investors from Klipfolio’s 2014 seed round.
A Techvibes 20 company, Klipfolio is a cloud company bringing powerful, easy-to-use and affordable real-time dashboards to the mid market.read more
Tall brick walls, giant stainless steel tanks, and the unmistakable scent of bitter hops. Yep, it's a brewery.
It was also the venue for Techvibes' second Tech Fest Toronto earlier this month. Hosted at Steam Whistle Brewing in the city's downtown core, the sold-out crowd of well over 800 filled the historic roundhouse to the brim—just like a perfect pour of pale lager.read more
Media Technology Monitor recently released a report highlighting Canadian media habits.read more
The Alberta government, in partnership with Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures, is hosting Apps for Alberta.read more