Canada has a diverse and dynamic technology landscape, with new startups emerging from Halifax to Vancouver.read more
The startups grow, the investors nurture, and the pundits jabber. Vancouver’s tech scene can seem unchanging.
The players change teams. Rookies arrives, and the all-stars band together. More often than not, they band together as judges and coaches, nurturing the greenhorns and welcoming them into the friendly fray of entrepreneurship.read more
Toronto's Smart Kitchen Ecosystem Labs announced today the launch of its major funding campaign for the first ever smart container, the NeoSmart Jar.
Using Bluetooth connectivity and ultra-responsive sensors, Neotracks the weight and nutritional content of what it contains, allowing for historical and real-time tracking of key dietary components, including calories, carbohydrates, fat and protein.read more
While many brick and mortar businesses are feeling pressure from online competitors, the dry cleaning industry seems largely immune. Customers still have to drop their clothes off in person and many shops don’t even have a website.read more
Salim Dharssi, Ashlee Froese and Matthew Powell of Gilbert's LLP explain the different types of IP management and the importance of putting it in place for your startup.
There isn’t one solution that works for everyone, so IP management for startups is dealt with on a case-by-case basis. Our experts discussed the five types of IP: patent, trademark, copyright, design and trade secret. The panel also explained which situations need IP protection and how to keep costs down when you’re bootstrapping.read more
Bruce Croxon, a Canadian entrepreneur and former dragon on CBC-TV program “Dragons’ Den,” stopped by MaRS to deliver a down-to-earth, informative and fun lecture to an enthusiastic Entrepreneurship 101 crowd.
He offered a ton of advice on everything from how to tell if entrepreneurship is right for you to how to hire the right people to why pitching dog products on “Dragons’ Den” is a bad idea.read more
As the future of wearable sensor devices shows no signs of slowing down, one Calgary startup is stepping up in capturing the data they collect.read more
The annual Canadian Financing Forum is just around the corner.read more
Prepared food has become the fastest growing segment at Canadian grocery stores.read more
Nootrobox, a subscription nootropics delivery service, has launched in Canada.
Nootropics—commonly referred to as brain nutrients or "smart drugs"—claim to enhance cognitive performance by increasing memory, focus, and energy.read more