Forbes recently ranked Instacart as "America's most promising company."read more
Community is what it’s all about says Aaron Zifkin, Airbnb’s country manager for Canada.
“We’re not a technology company,” Zifkin says. “We’re a company that provides experiences.”read more
Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2015 first quarter.read more
John Chen's concept of "net neutrality" involves US Congress forcing developers to build their apps for BlackBerry.read more
Vancouver startup Witkit launched today with $5 million in seed funding for its centralized collaboration platform where users can communicate freely and securely.
Witkit allows individuals and businesses to easily assemble teams and groups within industries, companies, and departments to tackle projects and solve problems collectively, with the safety and security of knowing their data cannot be breached.read more
Ottawa-born e-commerce platform Shopify had a big 2014.
For example, Shopify now houses 140,000 stores, up from 80,000 in 2013. Those stores registered an impressive $3.7 billion in sales, up from $1.6 billion in 2013.
Shopify also noted the growing importance of social media and mobile, the latter of which now accounts for 33% of all purchases and more than half of traffic.
The Intelligent Community Forum recently announced the "Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2015."
The list, below, includes cities and towns from five different nations, including Australia, Brazil, and Canada.read more
It’s amazing how powerful one minute can be for an entrepreneur.
Every entrepreneur has imagined the moment where they will have to boil down their life’s work into a few catchphrases. For many, even the mere thought of it can become a source of anxiety.read more
CIBC announced today that it received the top overall ranking for online banking functionality in Canada among the big 5 banks reviewed in Forrester Research Inc.'s 2014 Canadian Online Banking Benchmark report.
This follows CIBC's top ranking in the Canadian Mobile Banking Benchmark from Forrester, released in May 2014.
For their most recent report, Forrester evaluated the online banking functionality of the five largest retail banks in Canada across more than 50 criteria, and CIBC's redesigned secure website topped this year's benchmark.read more