For Albert Lai, the CEO and co-founder of Big Viking Games, the success of his company all comes down to its fans.
“We believe that it’s all about making fans, that’s our mission statement, that’s also how we operate the company,” Lai says. “By making fans of our players, but also by making fans of our employees, we’re able to attract great people.”read more
Telus announced this week that it is investing $1 billion to connect the majority of homes and businesses in the City of Vancouver directly to its art fibre optic network over the next five years.read more
A year ago most people had yet to Google the term “influencer marketing” – and today brands who haven't caught on to it are behind the curve.read more
Successful startups eventually become fully fledged companies, and in the process, many lose that early energy and unique culture that gave their brand personality and kept employees engaged.read more
Waterloo region’s Palette has won the top prize at the UX Design Awards in Berlin.read more
Most people don’t go willingly to a bootcamp.
A bootcamp is hard work. Recruits are pushed to their limits. Sometimes there are tears and pain.
But, a bootcamp can also lead to growth and glory.
At the Communitech Women Entrepreneurs Bootcamp pitch competition, this proved to be true.read more
Citing the “amazing talent pool” in Waterloo Region, Shopify is undertaking an ambitious expansion of its local operations, including a 300-employee office in the former Seagram Museum/CIGI building in Waterloo’s core.read more
The speculation around Big Data, and the power it wields to change the foundations of industry as we know it, is rife.read more
Toronto-based coding school HackerYou has opened a second office.
Located at 485 Queen Street West, the new space doubles the size of their Toronto campus, bringing their total square footage to 12,000 square feet.read more
In a major expansion of its Waterloo Region innovation activities, TD Bank Group will open a new office to accommodate more than 120 jobs dedicated to technology advancement over the next year.read more