Watson, IBM's supercomputer, is taking a stab at beating Wall Street analysts.read more
Every company is looking to improve its time spent on hiring and quality of candidates.read more
Communitech and the University of Waterloo Velocity program are expanding as part of a partnership with Google and the Government of Ontario.read more
For a few years now we’ve been hearing about a data revolution sparked by the convergence of cloud, social, mobile and connected computing.
It’s been widely cited that 90 per cent of the world’s data has been created in the past two years - a number that’s staggering. And with a projected 50 billion “things” connected by 2020, the volume of data available is expected to grow exponentially.read more
Canadian venture capital investment is on pace for another strong year, according to the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association.read more
The trend now, as it has been for years, is to give every new tech product or strategy a catchy name, preferably an acronym or initialism -- something that will be easy to remember and simpler to write in an email. It may seem a bit cheesy, but businesses do it because it works.
One example of this is BYOD, which is short for bring your own device.read more
CIBC today announced it is partnering with Thinking Capital to expand small business lending in Canada.
The fintech partnership is a first from a major Canadian bank, allowing small business owners to apply for a loan online, receive a credit decision in real time, and have funds in their account just days later.read more
Toronto's Meta announced today that they have raised a $6 million financing round led by Rho Canada Ventures and including Western Technology Investment and iGan Partners.
Meta (formerly ScienceScape) is a machine intelligence and big-data-as-a-service company for researchers and scientific industries and was a finalist for Techvibes 2014 Accelerator Graduate of the Year Award.read more
Toronto's Deep Genomics today announced the closing of a $3.7 million seed financing round led by True Ventures of the Bay Area with participation from Bloomberg Beta and other global angel investors.read more
Toronto's Blueprint announced today that it has secured $23 million in funding, led by US-based Centana Growth Partners.
Blueprint helps enterprise organizations to de-risk and accelerate large, complex IT projects. Customers include JP Morgan Chase & Co., Costco, MetLife, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Sallie Mae and several Blue Cross Blue Shield organizations.read more
Ottawa-based The Better Software Company (TBSC), provider of a robust SaaS solution for small businesses, announced an additional $1.35 million in funding, led by ff Venture Capital with participation by Mistral Venture Partners and local angel groups.
This latest investment brings their total seed round to $2.1 million.read more