Earlier this week HootSuite's new HQ2 office space hosted their very first event. HQ2 is located two blocks from HootSuite's HQ1, which opened to similar fanfare 15 months ago (no word on whether HQ2 has bullet-proof windows as well). "Building Vancouver's Next Tech Anchor" was a sold-out affair with a focus on...read more
FreshBooks has raised US $30 million round in its first institutional investment round. The round, led by Oak Investment Partners with...read more
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On a Thursday afternoon inside Mozilla’s loft-style office in Toronto’s entertainment district, a Maker Party is underway.
In one room, blue and yellow streamers and balloons hang from the ceiling, gaming music plays in the background, pieces of an impossible-to-assemble puzzle are scattered on a table, while a livestream of tweets flow down a projector screen from parties in cities around the world.read more
Scalability: it’s everything for Warren Roy and his data solutions company Global Relay.
To earn the trust of global giants in the financial world, and to be able to grow its business to accommodate customer demands, the Vancouver based data solutions firm can’t worry about running into imposed ceilings.read more
Visa this week announced the creation of Visa Digital Solutions, a suite of offerings designed to "facilitate secure payments across a broad range of Internet-connected devices and wearables."read more
At 4:30 pm on Saturday, July 19, 160 teenage girls left the Rocky Mountaineer Train Station with smiles on their faces.read more
The team at Hubdoc certainly gets it. Today, automation in your accounting is key.read more
A new startup called Spoon has launched a text-based meal delivery service in downtown Vancouver.read more
When two tech titans struck a landmark agreement this week, BlackBerry CEO John Chen was both happy and sad.read more
Startup Empire, a new conference aimed at educating founders and employees of startups, will take place Sept. 23 in Halifax.
Milan Vrekic, the Executive Director of the Volta Labs and the organizer of the conference, said Startup Empire will feature a range of top-flight speakers from the tech and startup world who can advise young companies on the path to success.read more
The web has always been a network of knowledge. From its inception, one of its strongest points has been the ease that the world’s knowledge has become accessible to all—or, as Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia put it, “imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge.”read more
WIND Mobile this week launched a new mobile app aimed at helping customers keep control over their wireless account.read more
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission this week announced that it will host a meeting with telecommunications and broadcasting distribution companies to discuss the practice of charging additional fees to customers who wish to receive paper bills.read more