Hootsuite has launched The Love List, a regularly self-updating list of the world's most-loved brands on social media.read more
$40 million is up for grabs among Canadian startups.read more
An entrepreneur who felt online interactions have lost their social soul has created an app that aims to resurrect lively conversations with a layer of gamification.read more
Powermat Technologies this week announced that its board of directors has named Thorsten Heins as Chief Executive Officer of the company and Chairman of the board.read more
In 1776 the pioneer of political economy Adam Smith theorized that dividing labour could maximize efficiency within a pin factory. One man draws out the wire, another straights it, a third cuts it and a fourth points it, argued the Scotsman. Accordingly, output would increase dramatically.
The Industrial age took the example as its efficiency ethos, and the beginnings of modern business process were born.read more
If you spend a little time looking at the landscape of the legal business—some say "profession" (adorable and kind of antiquated)—you will note that there is a traditional view of what it means to be successful.
If you wanted to spot a successful lawyer, you would look up, way up, at a glass tower of brand name law firm operating as part of what has become known as "Biglaw."read more
Kik Interactive announced this morning it has acquired Relay, a leading GIF messenger, and raised a $38.3 million Series C round of funding.
The funding round was led by Valiant Capital Partners with participation from new investors Millennium Technology Value Partners and SV Angel, and existing investors Foundation Capital, RRE Ventures, Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures.read more
Apple this week announced the availability of WatchKit, software that gives developers a set of tools to create experiences designed for Apple Watch, which is slated to hit the market this spring.read more
Montreal's GuestDriven, a hospitality mobile solution provider, today launched Mobile Check-In and Upgrades through its new GuestDriven Express mobile web service.read more
In case you weren’t aware, the York Region—nestled just north of Toronto—is home to thousands of technology companies, both big and small.
Less is known about the region’s hotbed of gaming talent, with more than two dozen companies including developers of mobile, console, computer, and social games.read more
New data shows just how critical government funding is for Canadian businesses seeking capital for research and development and expansion.read more