Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013

The Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) launched the CIX Top 20 on Thursday, opening up the floor for companies to put in entries and be recognized as among the most innovative in Canada’s tech

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 24th, 2013 Candice So

Two of Canada’s ‘most innovative’ startups partner for e-commerce win

Men's clothing e-tailer Frank & Oak may have been chosen as the “People's Choice” award winner in the digital media category at this year's Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX), but they didn't do it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadian mobile payment firms sizing up Square’s move north

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has chosen Canada as the first global expansion market for his newest startup, Square Inc. As reported in today's FinancialPost, San Francisco-based Square isofficially launching in Canada today after

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2012 Christine Wong

Venmo acquisition won’t be the last in hot mobile payments market

The frenzy of activity in the mobile payment space continues to accelerate, as New York-based Venmo Inc. has been acquired by mobile payments firm Braintree, the New York Times reports.Venmo was founded in

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

Startup helps merchants accept credit card payments via smartphone

A Vancouver-based start-up company is competing against some big players in the financial services industry by offering small businesses a way to accept credit card payments with a smartphone or tablet.Payfirma Corp. was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson