Canadian high-tech startups may soon have access to another source of venture capital funding, thanks to an investor group that includes some new players on the startup scene. Pycap Venture Partners is slated
It's just his second day on the job as head of Toronto's MaRS information technology, communications and entertainment (ICE) sector, and Salim Teja feels like he's a perfect fit. "The experience and skills
A number of incubators and accelerators promising to help Canadian startups fast-track the entrepreneurial process and gain access to venture capital money have been popping up nation-wide in the last couple of years.
The federal government is inviting entrepreneurs from around the world with a good business idea and financial backing from Canadian investors to apply for its new Start-up Visa Program, which launched Monday. According
In a federal budget characterized by a minimum of new spending and investment, the small business and startup communities of Canada did receive some attention from finance minister Jim Flaherty on Thursday. Research,
Big data startups are getting big money. According to CB Insights, which tracks venture capital investment in the U.S., big data startups have attracted nearly US$5 billion in investment over the last five
After a decade-long drought, venture capital has become plentiful again in Canada, attendees at the National Business and Technology Conference in Toronto were told on Saturday. “We’ve gone from a decade of inactivity ...
The technology startup accelerator based at Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District announced its next cohort of six firms today. Jolt, launched at the public-private business hub in July 2012, will be hosting the firms
According to a report from Industry Canada, venture capital fundraising activity saw a small year-to-year decline for the third quarter of 2012, with $363 million raised by 88 companies. That's a decline of