Ontario’s Minister of Research and Innovation, and Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities announced today that the University of Toronto will receive more than $3 million in funding to increase its training and support for student entrepreneurship as part of the Campus-Linked Accelerator Program (CLA). According to today's announcement, the University...read more
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Bionym, creators of the Nymi Band authentication wristband, today announced that it has closed a US $14 million Series A round of funding led by Ignition Partners and Relay Ventures.read more
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Montreal's GuestDriven, a hospitality mobile solution provider that enables brands to personalize their customer experience, announced recently that they have signed a partnership with Design Hotels, allowing its network of 270 independent hotels to take advantage of the Canadian company’s revenue-driving mobile platform.read more
The Volaris Group announced today that it has acquired Vancouver's Incognito Software, a communications Operations Support Systems (OSS) solutions business. The acquisition is Volaris’ first acquisition in the Communications vertical market.
Volaris is an operating group of Constellation Software (TSX: CSU), a Toronto-based provider of software and services to select industries.read more
Alberta Enterprise announced today that it has appointed Interim Managing Director, Kristina Williams, as President and CEO.
Alberta Enterprise, created by the Government of Alberta in 2008, is a key component of the Province’s goal of building a more sustainable, diversified technology industry in Alberta, one where home-grown innovation is encouraged and technology entrepreneurs have greater access to venture capital.read more
BC Innovation Council (BCIC) and New Ventures BC announced yesterday the 2014 winners of the biggest technology startup competition for B.C.’s emerging innovators.
This year the BCIC-New Ventures competition top prizes were awarded to startup innovations such as imaging technologies for oil and gas wells, 3D bioprinting technology that prints living human tissue and an enterprise content migration software.read more
Startup hubs Vancouver and Waterloo were named among Canada's best cities to live and work.
A new report from the Conference Board of Canada ranks Waterloo, Calgary, Ottawa, Richmond Hill, Vancouver, and St. John’s as the six cities in Canada graded "A" for a "strong magnetic pull."read more
Canada's technology M&A activity seemed to have a soft end to the summer, with only 13 reported transactions in the month of August for a total of $82 million.read more
BlackBerry is widely expected to launch its newest device, the Passport, this Wednesday.read more
Netflix is the leading application in Canada, and on select networks, can account for up to 40% of downstream traffic in the peak evening hours.read more
Shopify announced this morning its fifth annual Build-A-Business competition, the world’s biggest entrepreneurial contest encouraging anyone with a great business idea to start selling.
To participate entrepreneurs must open a store and start selling products using Shopify.
Last year alone the competition created 21,000 businesses that sold more than $120 million worth of products in just eight months of existence.read more