In my last post I touched on the strong support system and available resources for our blooming startup communities in Canada. The rock-solid foundation we offer entrepreneurs is an easy competition to enter with Silicon Valley. Talent attraction however, is not. In recent years losing top talent to the USA has...read more
Today, SHOEme, parent company of online footwear retailers OnlineShoes.com and SHOEme.ca announced that Peter Lee has joined the company as Chief Information Officer.
As CIO, Lee will be a key contributor, responsible for leading and enhancing SHOEme's information technology capabilities as they continue to expand and invest in their rapidly growing online retail platform.read more
A new wave of IoT companies got their start in Toronto over the weekend at Startup Weekend Toronto: Internet of Things Edition.
The 54-hour event brought together makers, designers, developers and entrepreneurs to share ideas and launch new businesses. Teams spent the weekend talking to potential customers and building product prototypes before presenting to a panel of judges on Sunday afternoon.read more
Silicon Valley may be the first place that comes to mind when you think of tech startups, but when considering resources, financial support, and a welcoming atmosphere, Canada has been steadily putting itself on the map. The startup communities in cities such as Vancouver, Waterloo, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal have proven to be a sought after home for some of the world’s most notable tech innovations of the last few years.read more
Montreal has always been a creative hub, a city of industry that has embraced the 21st century with open arms.read more
Chronogolf has raised a seed round.read more
Tonight Startup Week Vancouver wrapped up with the Cascadia Summit at the Telus World of Science.
The sold-out Cascadia Summit is Launch Academy's "premiere event showcasing the most promising startups from Western Canada" and the highlight was 16 startups pitch live in front of a sold-out audience.read more
In 2013, the Government of Canada established the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP) to help accelerators and incubators deliver their services to promising Canadian firms.read more
From high-intensity training to grocery shopping, Strongbody Apparel is ready to face any challenge.
The Vancouver-based athletic wear manufacturer is changing the way people think and wear their gym clothes. Gone are the days of jogging in a worn out hoodie á la Rocky Balboa: casual and professional athletes alike are seeking the next garment innovation that can endure the strain and sweat of training, as well as the functionality needed in order to reach their athletic pursuits.read more
$40 million is up for grabs among Canadian startups.read more