Fall deadlines loom for Canadian tech startups

It’s a busy Fall season for tech startups, with lots of options available out there to grow your business and gain resources – but with opportunity, comes deadlines. Here’s a few startup programs

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadian undergraduate students challenged to spread ‘tech fever’

Canadian undergraduate students are being challenged to turn as many of their peers into tech nerds as possible by the Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference (CUTC).In a contest started Aug. 1, the CUTC asks

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Express IT: 3 ideas for the Mint’s MintChip digital currency

The Royal Canadian Mint is getting ready to roll out money version 2.0.The pilot project is asking developers to jump on board a challenge with a $50,000 prize. The task is to build

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Royal Canadian Mint reveals MintChip, issues $50,000 developer challenge

Hot on the heels of ditching the penny, the Royal Canadian Mint today announced a challenge for software developers to use a new digital currency technology.In a research and development effort, the Mint

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Ottawa, Surrey win IBM Smarter Cities grants for 2012

Ottawa and Surrey, B.C. are the two Canadian cities that will receive part of $50 million in grants from IBM Corp. this year.That money will be shared with 31 other cities around the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson

‘Smart City’ of Edmonton wins $400k gift from IBM

Edmonton is the first Canadian city to make IBM Corp.’s Smarter Cities Challenge list, winning recognition for its open data initiative and commitment to transportation infrastructure.The Albertan city is one of just 24

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 10th, 2011 Brian Jackson