Nextwave Software has completed an intellectual property filing to monetize instant messaging.read more
Roger Hardy is taking his rewards from selling an online contact lens company and making a big bet on shoes.
Roger Hardy, founder and former CEO of optical giant Coastal Contacts, announced today his company, Hardy Capital Partners, along with a small group of Canadian investors, have acquired Seattle's OnlineShoes.com for $140 million and Vancouver's ShoeMe.ca.read more
Techvibes reported last August that Toronto-based Extreme Venture Partners was not raising a new fund and bowing out of the venture capital business.
Today by exclusive interview we have learned that Extreme Venture Partners is back with Fund II and the original founders Ray Sharma, Ken Teslia, and Imran Bashir.read more
Amanda Parker doesn’t just have big brands using her product, it was actually built for one of the worlds largest cola companies.
Uplette, her Toronto-based company Innohub’s flagship product personalizes online advertising and is generating increased views and conversion for major brands, including Molson and Pepsi.read more
Berlin, Beijing, New York, Waterloo Region.
It might not be the most predictable list of international cities, but then, hackathons are not about predictability.read more
If the entrepreneurs of Vancouver are looking for a networking event to hit up this month, they should look no further than Vancouver's Biggest Ever Networking Party.read more
The German Startup Association, in cooperation with the Embassy of Canada, is hosting a startup tour in Berlin.read more
One of the most coveted awards at the Montreal International Startup festival isn’t chosen by venture capitalists. Instead it’s judged by a team of grandmothers.read more
After hundreds of pitches at the International Startup Festival in Montreal this week they have announced the winners of ten different award categories.
Open to all startups at the event, the $100k Investment Prize comes in the form of a friendly convertible debenture.
Next36 alumni Blynk won the $100k Investment Prize.
The Toronto-based startup has created a new app that provides personalized fashion recommendations via a Tinder-like interface.read more
When the Montreal International Startup Festival announced that the theme of their four-day long event would be “Startups and the City,” I really didn’t know what to expect. How could a theme about cities actually be inspiring, I thought. Boy, was I ever wrong.read more
Men are moving in droves to shop online and via their smartphones with lots of new online brands such as Montreal's Frank & Oak—but there is a sore lack of stores offering a curated styling experience across multiple brands with a single cart.read more
Engagement Labs has raised $4.3 million.
The funding will be used as "general working capital," according to the Canadian company, which offers real-time social media analytics for organizations.read more