A Canadian game development studio has raised a $5 million investment from South Korean online game giant NCSoft.read more
Toronto's Wealthsimple today announced it has entered into a partnership with Power Financial Corporation, through a wholly owned subsidiary.
Under the agreement, Power Financial will, subject to regulatory approval, invest $10 million, and can invest up to $20 million into Wealthsimple over the next 12 months, with the option to make further investments over the next three years.read more
Canadian companies are struggling to keep pace with the increasingly “always on” nature of their customers, their greater use of digital channels, and their growing acceptance of non-traditional providers, according to new research from Accenture.
As a result, the “Switching Economy” – the potential revenue up for grabs in the Canadian market due to changes in consumer spending patterns and switching rates – has swelled to nearly $200 billion, a 16 percent increase since 2010.read more
Golden Venture Partners, a mobile-focused seed and early stage venture capital fund, announced the addition of two new partners this morning.read more
Georgian Partners, a growth equity firm that invests in expansion-stage software companies, announced today that it has completed the final close for its second investment fund.read more
It’s an increasingly common problem in some of Canada’s overheated housing markets: almost every property for sale gets multiple offers, but a lack of transparency in the process can leave buyers feeling cheated.read more
Canadian business leaders love sharing their formulas for success with others.read more
Along with my parents and sister, I help manage Westwood Cycle, a family business that my grandpa started in Port Coquitlam, B.C. way back in 1932.
Since that time, we’ve added three more Lower Mainland locations in Port Moody, Maple Ridge and Burnaby, and all are thriving thanks to the strong community of cyclists we’ve engaged on Facebook.read more
Each week we meet several aspiring entrepreneurs in the legal vertical, each one weighing a series of life-altering decisions and re-imaging a course that was firmly set.
The one critical recurring question is "Should I do this full-time?" which usually translates to "Should I quit my at least reasonably lucrative job as a lawyer?" or "Should I just go straight into entrepreneurship after I finish law school?"read more
Tensions have escalated rapidly in Toronto, where police this week executed a crackdown on UberX drivers.
A dozen UberX drivers are facing charges following a week-long undercover sting police operated on unlicensed taxis in March.read more
Rajen Ruparell, the Calgary-born entrepreneur best known for founding Citydeal in Europe, which was later bought by Groupon, is already finding much success in his latest investment, Endy.
The online-only mattress store offers mattresses for much less than those found in traditional showrooms, and made at least $500,000 in its first week of sales.read more
BlackBerry has been non-existent in the US consumer market for a few years now, but has still fared quite well in Canada even during its troubled times, showing a great deal of patriotism among Canadians. However, times are changing.read more
So, who does everyone want to work for?
The same companies as always, basically.read more
Credit Suisse is the latest financial firm to suggest BlackBerry would benefit from breaking into multiple companies.read more