In 2013, the Government of Canada established the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP) to help accelerators and incubators deliver their services to promising Canadian firms. CAIP is delivered on behalf of the Government by the National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP), which evaluated all proposals "based on strict...read more
Bitmaker Labs has received a "substantial equity investment" from a group led by Russell Square Partners, a Toronto-based investment firm. The...read more
Because the Canadian coding school or “bootcamp” sector is still in its infancy, it’s tough to decipher which programs will...read more
Tonight Startup Week Vancouver wrapped up with the Cascadia Summit at the Telus World of Science.
The sold-out Cascadia Summit is Launch Academy's "premiere event showcasing the most promising startups from Western Canada" and the highlight was 16 startups pitch live in front of a sold-out audience.read more
Rogers Communications today announced a funding commitment of approximately $4 million to Wavefront to accelerate the growth of machine-to-machine (M2M), the Internet of Things (IoT) and wireless businesses in Canada.
Over the next five years, Rogers will offer financial resources, technology tools, training and mentorship programs to thousands of technology businesses and entrepreneurs that walk through Wavefront's doors.read more
Five years on, Merging Media is a misnomer.
But what's in a name?read more
IBM and the University of Alberta announced they are using advanced streaming analytics software to provide researchers with information to enable them to detect, visualize and predict subtle changes in the health of the environment in real-time.read more
It could be argued that Vanhawks cofounders Ali and Sohaib Zahid would inevitably become successful after launching its carbon fibre connected bicycle, the Valour.
The bike raised the most money for a Canadian project on Kickstarter in early June. Pledgers from all over the world pitched $820,000 total.read more
It’s that time of the week when we look at what creative ideas Canadians are raising money to support.
Check out these Canadian crowdfunding picks-of-the-week:read more
From high-intensity training to grocery shopping, Strongbody Apparel is ready to face any challenge.
The Vancouver-based athletic wear manufacturer is changing the way people think and wear their gym clothes. Gone are the days of jogging in a worn out hoodie á la Rocky Balboa: casual and professional athletes alike are seeking the next garment innovation that can endure the strain and sweat of training, as well as the functionality needed in order to reach their athletic pursuits.read more
Ontario students are among the world's most computer literate, according to a new international test.read more
It’s amazing to watch creativity or all sorts in action. It’s our life-blood in many ways and the energy we get from creativity is contagious. Yet creativity is typically lost over time with most people and technology does little to help fix this incredibly significant societal issue.read more
When chemical engineering graduate Brian Lee saw the problem of impatient customers in lineups at his family's tea store, he realized it could be solved with the touch of a button—and help from a robotics engineer.read more
$40 million is up for grabs among Canadian startups.read more