Startups tend to favour wide open workspaces in buildings oozing with character and personality. Canadian startup SpaceList used its own technology to find some of the best spaces ideal for startups across Canada. From this West Hastings loft in Vancouver in a building more than a century old to this slick modern...read more
When Wojciech Gryc co-founded data-mining analytics startup Canopy Labs, exiting the market wasn’t on his mind. “The only time we started...read more
RatRod Studio is a startup based out of Gatineau. Founded in 2009, the Canadian company specializes in developing and publishing interactive web content and games for mobile devices, PCs, and console systems.read more
This article is the 3rd in a series that highlights how to properly go about funding and growing your startup.
In evaluating US VCs, it’s important to identify whether they hold any Canadian investments, as many firms have criteria about the geographic areas in which they will invest. Chances are that if an established VC has not previously invested in a Canadian company, they are not likely to do so in the near future.read more
Profit magazine is searching for hot young companies for their 14th annual Profit Hot 50 list.
Recognizing Canada’s top new growth companies, the list ranks businesses by their past two years' revenue growth. So if your firm was launched in 2008 through 2010, you can enter to be in the Profit Hot 50 list.read more
The world of startups is a complex animal and one that’s subject to the odd mood swing or two. With rapidly-shifting consumer tastes, volatile, agitated markets and seemingly light-speed global tech innovation, picking a startup winner is as tricky as finding a needle in a needle stack.read more
Slyce, a visual recognition purchasing platform, is making quite a name for themselves. They have already been dubbed the “Shazam of Stuff” and just Techvibes learned exclusively that the company's oversubscribed seed funding round has topped out at just over $3.75 million at its official close.read more
Despite how connected humans are thanks to smartphones and social networks, important messages still get lost in the mix. That’s why Vancouver’s Progrid Technologies developed the iiris app, (short for important information relayed in seconds), which promises to ease multi-channel communications so that notifications never get overlooked again.read more
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is looking for Canada’s most promising innovative technology companies to introduce to the UK’s vibrant tech community.read more
Waterloo-based Auvik Networks has secured a $6 million first round of funding from Celtic House Venture Partners, Rho Canada Ventures, BDC Venture Capital IT Fund, and its founders.read more
Wavefront and Communitech this week announced a collaboration agreement.read more
Everyone loves the classic story about bootstrapping the company in your garage, spending late nights eating pizza and fixing bugs, then finally hitting it big with your 100% homegrown product.read more