In Alberta, we were able to take in some fresh air recently with the New Democrats turning our horizon orange — a curtain was lifted — and with it the feeling of hope was re-introduced. Now unless you’re a robot, you must’ve felt that too, that feeling of new opportunities made possible by the slightest change in the political winds.read more
Toronto-based restaurant delivery startup Hurrier is planning to expand to Montreal and Vancouver this fall.read more
Ottawa's AirVM, a cloud management platform company, today announced it has closed $8 million in Series A funding.read more
In its four years of existence, OMERS Ventures, an arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS), has backed some of the most high-profile companies in the Canadian tech sector, including Shopify and Hootsuite.read more
On September 17 the Spotlight Awards will celebrate this year's Unicorn & Centurion Canadian companies and you're invited to attend.
Billed as the "social event of the year for Canadian tech founders, investors, influencers & ecosystem builders", this year's Spotlight Awards are honoring Centurions' Achievers, Chango, Plenty of Fish, Recon Instruments, Stingray, and VerticalScope and Unicorns Shopify and Slack.read more
Real Ventures has raised $89 million for its third fund.read more
Judges in the BCIC-New Ventures Competition narrowed a list of 25 startups in round three to 10 finalists.read more
Facebook has started testing a new service dubbed "M."read more
This morning Apple confirmed that its next product announcement is September 9.read more
Montreal-based Busbud is moving into wearables.read more
It was while vacationing with his wife in Paris for their one-year anniversary that Adam Bacsalmasi realized he could not even last half a day without plugging in.read more
You may have heard that OMERS Ventures recently closed our second fund. We are proud to be working with our valued co-investors, BMO and Cisco Investments, to uncover the next Canadian technology success story.
The closing of the fund is a positive signal for Canada's tech sector, and shows the strong interest of private capital in partnering with innovative technology entrepreneurs.read more
This original series documents the stories of Canada's modern tech companies from inception to today.read more
Since the beginning of the consumer tech industry, there’s really only been one business model for hardware startups: build a product and hope people buy it.read more