Techvibes Tech Fest is debuting in Waterloo this week.
Tech Fest is a one-of-a-kind event that brings together the fastest growing companies and job seeking talent.
At previous events participating companies have showed off their company culture with ice cream sundaes, popcorn machines, fresh-pressed juice, giant lego, massages, and even a foosball tournament.read more
A Montreal startup that wants to teach children about electronics is seeing strong success on Kickstarter, reaching its $25,000 goal on the second day of its crowdfunding campaign.
MakerBloks are colourful blocks that allow children to create real electric circuits. A Kickstarter campaign to fund their creation launched on Tuesday morning, raising over $20,000 within 24-hours and reaching its goal on Wednesday afternoon.read more
After years of refusing to make mobile games for smartphones, Nintendo now believes it can double profits by releasing Super Mario and other gaming brands onto third-party mobile platforms.read more
Vancouver tech companies are looking for talent.
On May 14, Techvibes hosted its latest and greatest Tech Fest, a unique networking event that brings Vancouver companies and talent together, where a representative for each hiring company takes the stage to pitch the talent on why the company is their best choice to work for. Nearly 900 people attended the event at which 17 companies were seeking to fill several hundreds of positions in total.read more
This week Facebook launched Instant Articles.read more
On Wednesday, May 13, Startup Grind Vancouver hosted a fireside chat at the Unbounce office between Michael Gokturk, the CEO and founder of Payfirma and Cheryl Draper, Vancouver Director of Startup Grind. Payfirma was the first company to introduce mobile payments in Canada, and has grown into a leader in multichannel payment platforms in North America.read more
The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto campus was packed as hundreds of people people piled in for DemoCampToronto 2015.
Hosted by the Creative Destruction Lab, an accelerator for deep science technology startups and a host of a year-long MBA course with the Rotman School of Management, the event hosted over 30 startups in demo area, ranging from big data to virtual reality to medtech.read more
Uber may have violated provincial tax legislation, officials say.read more
Today at their Salesforce World Tour Toronto event, the world's #1 CRM company announced that it is "joining forces with the Canadian startup ecosystem."
At the centre of the announcement is a new partnership with Communitech, an innovation centre that provides mentorship, training and resources to help high potential startups scale into profitable technology companies.read more