For those unfamiliar with Startup Weekend, you should get to know it. It’s remarkable how much the organization has achieved since its founding in 2007 (it truly seems as if they’ve been around much longer). The first Startup Weekend brought together 65 entrepreneurs over the course of a weekend with the goal of trying to create real startups over, yes, one weekend.read more
Moncton-based startup Agora Mobile has launched a new method of teaching coding and has already signed up about 200 teachers to use the product.
Agora Mobile is an ambitious company founded by Dalhousie University computer science alum Simon Gauvin, who hopes to revolutionize the way people learn coding.read more
A hush falls over the crowd. Two opposing team members step on the stage. Bulbs flash. House music thumps. All their training has led to this moment -- this is it, and they know it.
He tosses the ball, and it sails up, an elegant orb seemingly suspended in time, before -- ping! -- catapulting across the table. The opposition, agile, fires it back -- pong.read more
Today, in conjunction with The Art of Entrepreneurship conference, Dell is launching an initiative to support the startup community in Canada.
The Dell for Entrepreneurs program (formerly Centre for Entrepreneurs) was established with the aim of providing startups with an enhanced support system to enable their next phase of growth.read more
Nothing says teamwork better than a group of people aligned in the decision making process. While some workplaces are guided by the “executive decisions” of the boss, that leadership practice might not necessary be the best approach in advocating change, nurturing involvement and learning from prior mistakes (i.e. bad decisions).read more
Techvibes has now hosted three Tech Fest recruiting events—one in Toronto and two in Vancouver. Now it's time to head back to the East Coast.read more
Permission Click is the winner of the Most Promising Startup of the Year at the annual NACO Summit.read more
When people hear the words "skill gaming," what comes to mind? Card counters? Competitive darts?
That's unknown, but one new Vancouver startup wants you to think of one word: Foosler.read more
NACO’s annual Pitch Competition celebrates dynamic early-stage companies that have demonstrated successful growth, and whose outstanding achievements have made them some of Canada’s most promising startups.read more
The Montreal-headquatered Real Ventures announced today an additional $25 million in commitments led by several major institutional investors.
The big move takes its latest web, mobile, and internet focused fund to $75 million.read more