Q4 Web Systems, a provider of SaaS-based investor relations solutions for public companies, has raised a round of venture capital.read more
This week TD Bank Group announced the launch of customer service through SMS in Canada via "TDHELP."read more
A new lobby group is hoping to convince Quebec’s securities regulator to allow ordinary investors to participate in equity crowdfunding.
Currently, only Quebecers who meet the requirements to be an “accredited investor”—generally by having a high net worth—can buy shares through equity crowdfunding rounds.read more
AccelerateAB has opened up entrepreneur applications for their roundtable sessions, an exclusive event that matches up to 20 Alberta startups with community and industry experts.read more
Victoria's Tapstream ended 2014 with several records and have made an executive change as a result.
According to a press release last week, the mobile startup grew 14X over the course of the year while the platform now routinely handles over 10,000 requests per second from the many mobile apps that rely on it.read more
For years, companies like Blue Apron and Plated have been delivering ingredients and recipes directly to customers in the United States.
But the so-called meal kit just hasn’t caught on quite the same way here in Canada.read more
We’ve written stories on how Netflix is disrupting Hollywood, but now it seems the ubiquitous streaming service is causing headaches for Internet providers.
Telecommunications giant Telus, who reportedly has 1.5 million Internet customers in BC, Alberta and Quebec, is now taking measures to deal with the massive increase in Netflix traffic using up a good portion of its bandwidth. Unfortunately for their customers, Telus’s new policy could mean an increase in your cable bill.read more
Victoria's MediaCore, a cloud-based educational video platform company has closed $4.5 million in Series A financing led by Vanedge Capital.
As part of the funding Vanedge's Moe Kermani will join the MediaCore board.read more
Canadian consumers still prioritize payment security above all else.read more
CaVirtex, a Canadian bitcoin exchange, has stopped taking deposits following a critical security malfunction.read more
I can’t say I’ve ever been that person who knew exactly what she wanted to be when she grew up. I went through phases were I flirted with the idea of pursuing a number of different careers. Anytime someone asked what I saw myself doing in five years, I would break out into a sweat – I dreaded the question.read more
Flytographer, a photography service that connects travelers with local photographers in the places they are visiting, has raised a seed round.
The financing, valued at $650,000, hails from nine angel investors based in BC.read more