The stretch of highway that connects Toronto with Waterloo, Ont. is officially called the 401, but lately investors have labelled it “wearables alley.” From EEG brain-reading devices, to armbands that transform gestures into
Cloud accounting software provider FreshBooks has raised $30 million U.S. in a funding round led by Oak Investment Partners, a U.S.-based venture capital (VC) firm. The other investors in the round were Atlas
Online payments processor PayPal Inc. is launching a mid-summer's marketing campaign in Toronto that will introduce its mobile app as a way to pay for items in-store, the company says. A multi-channel campaign
Last week, ITBusiness.ca editor Brian Jackson had the chance to check out MakeWorks Studio, a Toronto-area coworking space. While tech entrepreneurs have been using coworking spaces for a while to escape their home
The Toronto-based Bitcoin Decentral building that's become the hub for everything related to cryptocurrency in Canada announced today a new accelerator program dedicated to startups working in the financial technology sector, with a
Cisco Systems Inc. will set up a $100 million “Internet of Everything” innovation lab in Toronto where organizations can develop M2M solutions when it moves into its new Canadian headquarters next year. In
For our weekly recommendation of great Twitter accounts to follow, we chose three interview subjects that are thought leaders in their respective fields. https://twitter.com/dpontefract/status/438903735440257025 Aside from having a quirky-cool title of "chief envisioner"
Toronto-based accelerator Incubes is expanding its program to include two streams for startups and has some new faces mentoring the startups under its wing. Instead of running set 12 week-long semester with cohorts,