When you look at the bets being placed around the world, you quickly see a pattern emerging: venture capitalists are placing their faith in those looking to tackle some of the world’s most intractable and impactful problems.read more
VOTING IS NOW CLOSED.
With so many talented entrepreneurs and innovative startups in Canada, Techvibes deemed it a necessity to recognize, honour, and celebrate these people and their companies. For four years now the Canadian Startup Awards have been doing just that.
This year, Techvibes received over 3,500 nominations across six categories via comments, email, tweets, and our nomination form. Finalists were determined by you, our readers, with guidance from the editorial team. Each category has either three or six finalists.read more
By now we have all seen a commercial 3D printer in action, spitting out filaments layer by layer until it replicates a predetermined design.read more
The Techvibes 20 is a bi-monthly list of the hottest and most promising tech startups across Canada. The list is carefully curated by Techvibes editorial staff and reflects who's making waves in our nation's tech ecosystem right now.
Check out the December edition of the Techvibes 20 after the jump.read more
Capturing someone’s full attention while communicating with them is becoming increasingly difficult in our connected world.read more
It's 10:36pm and you finally got a few minutes to spend with your significant other, after a 14-hour day day of hustling up business for your startup.read more
Frank Falcone says there’s something wrong with traditional customer relationship management software.
The “R” in the commonly-used acronym CRM doesn’t really stand for relationships, he says—instead, it just stands for records.read more
There’s no doubt that tech is booming right now. But with the industry’s growing success there are also growing fears that we’re in the midst of a new bubble.read more
Vidigami has raised some seed funding.
The Vancouver-based startup closed a seed round of $1.25 million. The round was led by current investor Andrew Wright, managing director of Wright Ventures LLC, with participation from several others, including Aaron Rallo, former president of PNI Digital Media; James Fletcher, Director of Vision Critical; and Robert Cruickshank, chair of Canadian Accredited Independent Schools.read more
Foko's seed round just got a lot bigger.read more
Uber continues to make poor decisions in its response to increasingly grotesque actions by its executives. Despite being valued at $40 billion, the San Francisco-based car service company frequently angers people with buffoon-like statements in response to constant public scorn.
Nearly universally disliked—yet seemingly still used by the entire universe on a daily basis—it doesn’t look like Uber’s poor decisions will subside anytime soon.read more
Worldwide bus travel booking aggregator Busbud today announced a formal partnership with Greyhound to expand transit options for travelers this holiday season.read more
The so-called sharing economy, particularly sites like AirBnB, has opened up a whole new way for travellers to stay in and experience cities.read more