Kyle George, the CEO and co-founder of Henlen, an Oshawa-based startup that’s developed a smartwatch with interchangeable bodies, says it all started with a broken smartwatch.read more
Receiving a gift is a timeless joy. It’s the kind of thing no disruptive technology can ever add to or take away from.
Giving a gift, on the other hand, can be struggle. Going to a store, or even buying a gift card online, is racked with annoyances.read more
Without the proper systems and tech stack in place, accounting for your SaaS business can be a nightmare. It can be exceptionally administrative and manual which might not only result in a major waste of time for the founders and their team members at the company, but will also result in not getting timely financial data to base strategic decisions on.read more
For those outside the realm of Vancouver or British Columbian companies, Archiact is a powerhouse in Virtual Reality development, without the bounds of a certain form of entertainment. Priding themselves on “providing the most seamless virtual reality experiences possible," Archiact decided to put together Canada’s first VR show, open to the general public.read more
While salaries in STEM fields continue to outperform the national norm, the most successful candidates in technology fields have top-notch communication skills and business savvy.read more
When it comes to building relationships with customers, online retailers have access to massive amounts of data - they know exactly who their customers are.read more
Recently Techvibes partnered with GE to boost one lucky startup's work space with a high-tech fridge that will improve the form and function of any office kitchen. The GE Cafe + Keurig fridge boasts a built-in Keurig coffee maker to energize entrepreneurial pursuits.read more
Whether it’s bringing in new employees or moving on from current ones, hiring and firing is a pivotal part of any startup.read more
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is being asked to reverse his company’s crackdown on privacy-conscious VPN users and find a better way of enforcing its contractual obligations to geographic content restrictions.read more
“The last time we moved was 15 years ago. It was a huge milestone for us. It launched a whole decade of excitement and this feels exactly the same,” said ACL’s founder Harald Will after cutting the ceremonial ribbon officially opening ACLs new space in downtown Vancouver.read more
Startupfest is bringing some of its key speakers from Silicon Valley to Montreal on a private jet and wants to bring an attending startup on board.read more
The world of sales over the last few decades has changed so much, that the way corporations and others move their goods today is almost unrecognizable to the days before the internet.
One of the reasons for this are companies and platforms like Salesforce, that have helped shape the way many businesses greatly improve their bottom line.read more
Companies and Capital, an annual and rather intimate conference attracting technology entrepreneurs, investors, and fund managers happened recently in Toronto at the Spoke Club.
The event covers a compact, 360-degree state-of-the-nation look at the current Canadian technology, media and telecom funding scene and best growth company practices through a series of panel discussions and networking with a curated crowd of invited attendees.read more
If you’ve never been to a Techfest event, prepare to shake a lot of hands, greet a lot of smiling people, and most important, be introduced to a ton of people whom absolutely love their jobs.
Students, and professionals alike are always surprised when they’re engulfed in the adoration for the work done by these folks. Talking to many people at last year’s event, something similar came up on everyone’s shortlist: “Everyone in this industry, in this city, is ecstatic to work here.”read more
In an increasingly globalized world, the Canadian industrial sector is losing ground to cheaper, more technology driven regions.read more