SanDisk offers $75 million to innovate flash memory

If you’re looking for an idea to start your next business, SanDisk has a pretty strong incentive to get you thinking about developing Flash memory technology.That incentive comes in the form of a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

FounderFuel ups the stakes for next cohort

Montreal-based technology accelerator FounderFuel is accepting applications for its next cohort of startup firms, and offering up a bit more coin to those that make the cut.Teams accepted to the mentor-driven accelerator program

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Startup TO – Interview with AngelHack Toronto Organizer JJ Beh

  AngelHack, the hottest buzz in travelling hackathons/incubators, just wrapped up its latest event this past week in Toronto on December 1-2.   With 11 city stops in total, AngelHack’s last destination was Sunny Los

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 6th, 2012 Ashley Huffman

Equity for charity proposed by new Upside Foundation

Startup firms may not have a dollar to their names, but that shouldn't prevent them from giving to charity, according to a new foundation. The Upside Foundation launched today at the Canadian Innovation

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 27th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Execution Labs looks to fund videogame developers in Montreal

A new gaming-focused startup incubator and accelerator has launched in Montreal with $1.4 million in funding and the involvement of several videogame-industry luminaries.Execution Labs announced it was open for applications yesterday. It's looking

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

Spently’s strategic shift away from the mobile wallet masses

The mobile wallet space is starting to get just as crowded and jam packed as the traditional wallets the technology was meant to replace. After surveying the increasingly competitive mobile wallet landscape,Toronto startup

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2012 Christine Wong

VC deal sizes and amounts shrink in U.S. during third quarter

Access to startup funding got tighter south of the border during the third quarter of this year. According to figures reported by the Washington Post in our sourcearticle, startup funding in the U.S.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 19th, 2012 Christine Wong

Canadian university research funding hits worst slump in 10 years

Research funding at Canadian universities hit $6.6 billion in 2011, a paltry 2.2 per cent rise from the $6.48 billion raised for R&D in 2010 – and the smallest gain in the past

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 18th, 2012 Christine Wong

Canadian universities hit by worst research funding slump in 10 years

Research funding at Canadian universities hit $6.6 billion in 2011, a paltry 2.2 per cent rise from the $6.48 billion raised for R&D in 2010 – and the smallest gain in the past

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 18th, 2012 Christine Wong

Vancouver-based QuickMobile lands $3.3 million VC deal

QuickMobile, a Vancouver-based mobile solution provider for the meetings and events market, has raised $3.3 million in a financing round led by the BDC IT Venture Fund. In a news release, QuickMobile said

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

‘Techtoberfest’ heralds unveiling of 22 tech startups out of Waterloo

Waterloo, Ont.'s $30 million technology accelerator is hosting its demo day today as part of a conference dubbed “Techtoberfest.” Hosted in the Communitech hub that also houses offices for Research in Motion and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

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

Privacy Commissioner offers $50,000 to fund privacy research projects

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada is offering up to $50,000 for year-long projects that will advance privacy knowledge in one year, the office announced yesterday. Looking for proposals that specifically deal with Canada’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 28th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Keek adds $7 million to become ‘Twitter for video’

A Toronto-based firm has raised another $7 million in funding towards its goal of becoming the “Twitter of video” on the Internet, it announced today. Keek is a social video platform that allows

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson