Rajen Ruparell, the Calgary-born entrepreneur best known for founding Citydeal in Europe, which was later bought by Groupon, is already finding much success in his latest investment, Endy. The online-only mattress store offers mattresses for much less than those found in traditional showrooms, and made at least $500,000 in its first...read more
BlackBerry has been non-existent in the US consumer market for a few years now, but has still fared quite well in Canada even during its troubled times, showing a great deal of patriotism among Canadians. However, times are changing.read more
So, who does everyone want to work for?
The same companies as always, basically.read more
Credit Suisse is the latest financial firm to suggest BlackBerry would benefit from breaking into multiple companies.read more
Best Buy is shuttering every Future Shop in Canada.read more
This week, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, hosted the Government of Canada's Women Entrepreneurs Forum in Ottawa.
The forum brought together 300 women from across the country to participate in a day-and-a-half program of inspiring role models, practical workshops, and networking and mentorship opportunities for women starting or growing a business.read more
BlackBerry today reported financial results for the three months and fiscal year ended February 28.
The Waterloo-based company managed to post a surprise profit, sending shares up as much as 5%.read more
Shafin Diamond Tejani was among the recipients of the third Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards.read more
In five months, has Slack more than doubled its valuation?read more
The Business Development Bank of Canada this week named Gerry Pond, an Atlantic Canadian angel investor, the first-ever BDC Entrepreneurship Champion during a reception in Toronto.read more
Edmonton's Jobber this week announced a new integration with Square, the Silicon Valley bringing mobile payment solutions to small businesses.read more
Mojio, an open platform for connecting cars, today announced it has closed an $8 million Series A funding round led by Telekom Capital, the investment arm of Deutsche Telekom.read more