Pinterest is entering the e-commerce space and it's using Ottawa's Shopify to do it.read more
Reports of Canadians helping themselves to regular servings of American Netflix are nothing new. But did you know that the U.S. Netflix offerings are being consumed in countries where the streaming giant hasn’t even launched?read more
Calgary-based visual search startup Slyce is scheduled to go public on Monday.
The deal, conducted through a reverse-takeover with capital pool company Oculus Ventures, will see shares in the company start trading on the TSX-Venture exchange.read more
This week Netflix and Walt Disney Studios revealed a multi-year licensing deal.read more
Small business cloud accounting startup Kashoo has released a new iPhone app that gives business owners the ability to tackle their smartphone.read more
The City of Vancouver is going to become a venture capitalist.
The city, which says it's not satisfied with the accessibility of financing for local startups, is going to create a "Vancouver Entrepreneur Fund."read more
Since launching the Xbox One for $100 less but without Kinect in early June, Microsoft says sales of the next-generation gaming console have "more than doubled."read more
Apple this week brought iTunes Pass to Canada.
Compatible with iOS 6 and up, iTunes Pass helps customers who use iTunes gift cards to purchase songs, apps, and books from Apple without connecting a credit card to their Apple ID. It also allows for exact amounts, unlike gift cards, which are only available in certain denominations.read more
Amazon today launched Kindle Unlimited, a new subscription service for readers and a new revenue opportunity for authors enrolled in KDP Select.read more
John Bromley isn’t just a man with a cause. He’s a man with over 90,000 causes.
That’s the estimated number of registered charities in Canada, and so that’s the number of charities the he gives Canadians access to through his online tool, Chimp.read more
There’s no denying the impact that digital connectivity is having on our daily routines.
It is even starting to transform how consumers pony up cash for their everyday purchases.read more
No matter where you are in the world, nothing captures the sweetness of a sunny afternoon better than ice cream.
Today, July 18th, Uber is serving cold treats on demand alongside 144 Uber cities, in 38 countries, on 6 continents.
In Canada, Uber will be delivering frozen treats to the residents of Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver.read more
If you are in the retail trade, this story is legendary.
About a dozen years ago, a guy walked into an Alaskan Nordstrom store and wanted to return two faulty tires. Although Nordstrom does not sell tires, the previous property owner did. Nevertheless, Nordstom provided a refund without question.read more
Vancouver-headquarted Vision Critical announced today that Georgian Partners has taken an equity position in Vision Critical.
Georgian Partners led the $16 million round which included participation from Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund (NVCF) and Kensington Global Private Equity Fund.read more