Canadian entrepreneurs might daydream about tapping that UberPool button, then opening the door to their ride and discovering their backseat buddy is an investment luminary such as W. Brett Wilson or Ryan Holmes.
Dearborn, Mich.-based Ford Motor Co. announced today that it would be spinning off its mobile services division into a separate but wholly-owned subsidiary, Ford Smart Mobility LLC. The new company, which according to
Toronto-based Tangerine Bank has taken a lead role in the development of Ryerson University's newest digital innovation space, the "Thinkubator," which the two organizations cofounded and officially launched today. Housed on the second
How does a successful serial fund raiser do it? That’s the question Startup Grind Toronto guest host Matthew Ingram asked Andrew D’Souza at a recent fireside chat. D’Souza said several things that venture
We need startups more than ever. That’s my conclusion after listening to David Watters’ talk on Canada’s innovation ecosystem. When I say startups, I mean new companies that scale to enterprise-size fast. Why
Incubators have a dirty little secret: they’re not for everybody. When Paul Graham developed the incubator model he was laser-focused on companies with the potential to scale to billion-dollar valuations, fast. This, Graham
The pressure to find tenants to fill the void of the new MaRS real estate has been greatly alleviated after Autodesk's announcement that it's moving in. "With today's announcement (November 18, 2015) the