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Accelerator program to help Western Canada’s Black entrepreneurs

Alberta-based Black Business Ventures Association (BBVA) is launching the Black Seed Accelerator Program to provide support to Black tech-led startups in Canadian Prairies. Starting on Nov. 5, the 12-week accelerator program is designed

Published on: October 15th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Silicon Valley Bank opens its third Canadian office in Montreal

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), a U.S.-based commercial bank that focuses on lending to technology companies and has helped fund more than 30,000 start-ups globally, yesterday announced its expansion in Canada with a new

Published on: October 13th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Are you eligible to apply to Intuit’s new corporate VC program?

Intuit announced last week the launch of Intuit Ventures, a new venture capital (VC) program for businesses aimed to speed up innovation for growing tech startups and fintech companies. Who can apply? The

Published on: September 28th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Square launches Square Register in Canada to advance contactless payments

Financial service and digital payment provider Square is taking contactless payments to a whole new level in Canada with the launch of Square Register. Square Register is an all-in-one payment and point of

Published on: September 23rd, 2021 Samira Balsara

Ontarians are getting digital ID this fall: All you need to know

After an increasing number of Canadians and businesses moved online throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, three-quarters of the population feels it’s important to have a secure and privacy-enhancing digital ID to safely make transactions

Published on: September 21st, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Shopify launches cross border e-commerce solution

Shopify has unveiled Shopify Markets, an end-to-end cross-border commerce solution that aims to help independent merchants sell to consumers around the world. The solution does that by enabling merchants of all sizes to

Published on: September 16th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Microsoft accounts to no longer need passwords

Microsoft is taking a step towards a passwordless future by removing the requirement for a password from all Microsoft Accounts. With the change, users will have the option to sign in directly through

Published on: September 16th, 2021 Tom Li

Google Workspace rolls out updates to simplify hybrid work

This week Google announced updates to Google Workspace to make the switch from remote work to hybrid work simpler for users. In a blog post dated September 8, Google described a number of

Published on: September 10th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Sun Life chooses AWS as its cloud tech provider 

Toronto-based international financial services provider Sun Life today announced it has entered into an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to use its portfolio of technologies, including analytics, machine learning, storage, security, and databases

Published on: August 27th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Toronto digital signage platform helping businesses monetize digital signs

AdStash, a digital signage platform, is helping small to medium-sized businesses monetize their existing digital screens through advertising with its easy-to-use technology. The Toronto-based company provides businesses, from local shops and restaurants to

Published on: August 19th, 2021 Samira Balsara

CIO Strategy Council launches Sustainable IT Pledge

Internet and IT technology usage already creates more greenhouse gas than the aviation industry according to a 2019 report by The Shift Project, a Paris, France-based carbon transition think tank, and is on

Published on: August 17th, 2021 Lynn Greiner

Opening doors with open source – CMO Talks with Todd Wilson

Only a decade ago, open source was met with a mix of skepticism and misunderstanding. Today it dominates the digital landscape. For Red Hat Chief Strategist Todd Wilson, it’s a change that brings

Published on: August 11th, 2021 Suzanne Robicheau

Interac joins with 13 Canadian financial institutions to roll out Interac e-Transfer for Business

Interac, with the support of 13 Canadian financial institutions, has launched Interac e-Transfer for Business, a solution that builds on the technology of the Interac e-Transfer service, enabling real-time digital payments for businesses. 

Published on: August 6th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Canadian government invites youth employment providers to apply for stream 2 of Canada Digital Adoption Program

The Government of Canada today launched a call for applications from youth employment providers for the second stream of the Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP), Boost Your Business Technology, which aims to help

Published on: August 5th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Pinterest is providing select creators new ways to form paid partnerships with brands 

Pinterest is introducing a new paid partnerships tool, which it says will allow creators who make branded content to tag brands directly in their Idea Pins, and once the brand approves the tag,

Published on: July 30th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal