Breaking news stories unfold quickly on social media, and many journalists use networks such as Twitter and Instagram as starting points when they gather information. SAM, an Edmonton-based startup, has built a solution to help journalists source, process, and manage information from social media. The company has just closed their first...read more
Men are moving in droves to shop online and via their smartphones with lots of new online brands such as Montreal's Frank & Oak—but there is a sore lack of stores offering a curated styling experience across multiple brands with a single cart.read more
Engagement Labs has raised $4.3 million.
The funding will be used as "general working capital," according to the Canadian company, which offers real-time social media analytics for organizations.read more
Wantering today announced the launch of the Wantering Insider Network, an invite-only community of style bloggers.read more
Tomorrow, Procurify is going to let just a little bit of their lightning out of the bottle.read more
HotSpot Parking began as a product that allows consumers to pay parking meters remotely through their cellphones. But as it passed through two accelerators — ACelr8 at Planet Hatch and Launch36 — the company has refined its product and the focus of its technology.read more
Let’s quickly identify a misconception: culture isn’t “perks,” nor is it a collection of soft adjectives. Rewards or attributes are derivative of culture, but not in and of themselves meaningful. When they’re divorced from culture or mistaken for culture, all you’re creating is a parade of expenses and expectations. Culture is comes solely from vision. Your vision.read more
This week at the International Startup Festival in Montreal BDC is hosting a Pitch Event on the keynote stage.
Six startups from Montreal's FounderFuel, Toronto's Extreme Startups, and Vancouver's GrowLab will have 3 minutes to wow the crowd and judges.
Representing FounderFuel are VanHawks and Provender.
VanHawks is responsible for the hugely successful, crowdfunded Valour bike. The Valour is connected to iOS, Android and Pebble through Bluetooth and tracks rider statistics in real-time including the route, distance, speed, and time.read more
The Accelerator Centre, a centre in Waterloo for the cultivation of technology entrepreneurship located, this week announced the appointment of Dr. Paul Salvini to the role of CEO.read more
Hailing from Ottawa, the crowdfunded LEO is "the only wearable device with true fitness intelligence," claims the Canadian company.read more
Local startup company Dissolve is making waves with its iStock-like service that sells high-quality, neatly packaged stock footage for use in company background videos.
But, says founder Patrick Lor, his team faced many digital speedbumps to get to this point.read more
A handful of years ago, we made perhaps one of the smartest hires in our 14 year history. The title was nebulous - “producer” - and the job description was even more so: "to create opportunities for us to create beauty." Sounds pretty fluffy, right? This individual quickly set about to finding us hundreds of thousands of dollars in opportunities that we didn’t know even existed.read more