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Turn government paperwork into efficient workflows – here’s the proof

For input, reviews and approvals on anything, governments use massive amounts of paper. Proof is helping government clients to digitize these processes. That saves time and money. The resulting data offers insight into

Published on: February 20th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Shopify terminates its chief marketing officer

Shopify’s chief marketing officer, Jeff Weiser, is out as the company restructures its marketing strategy and department, according to an internal email to employees obtained by BetaKit. In the email, co-founder and chief

Published on: February 4th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Plotly receives $1.7 million from Scale AI

By Catherine Morin   Montreal-based Plotly Technologies this week announced it had received a $1.7 million contribution from Scale AI, the innovation supercluster investing in the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and supply

Published on: January 16th, 2020

Twitter to introduce features to limit replies on the compose screen

Twitter, at CES 2020, announced that it will put options to stop and restrict people replying to tweets. This means that Twitter users will soon have more control over who can reply to

Published on: January 9th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Personal health data remains secure after ransomware attack, says Saskatchewan’s eHealth CEO

The computer system storing confidential health data of the residents of Saskatchewan was attacked over the weekend, disrupting a number of eHealth Saskatchewan's services, according to eHealth's website. The attack on eHealth, which

Published on: January 8th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen experience review: just try it

Contrary to smartphone's plateauing development, its market competition is fiercer than ever. In the quest to cram more screen into an increasingly constrained space, most manufacturers agreed that folding display is the next

Published on: December 12th, 2019 Tom Li

Highmark interactive’s EQ uses games to diagnose brain trauma

As society grapples with the questions surrounding the lasting effects of concussions, Toronto startup Highmark Interactive has developed a tool for diagnosing changes in the brain’s equilibrium at the point of collision. Dr.

Published on: December 4th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Using AI, Chatter Research gets real-time customer insights

Traditional customer surveys can be annoying and limiting – if they’re completed at all. Chatter Research uses AI to have text-based conversations with customers of leading retailers. The instant and rich insight gleaned

Published on: December 4th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Restaurants gain Node to reach social media influencers

Restaurants want to reach the audiences of Instagram influencers, and those influencers want to push interesting content. Armin Faraji came up with a digital marketplace called Node to bring them together. Restaurants feed

Published on: December 2nd, 2019 StartUpToronto

If you’re looking for a parking spot, just honk

A ticket got Michael Back thinking about easier ways to pay for parking. His company, Honk, is now North America’s leading provider of on-demand mobile payments and advance reservations for parking. Drivers can

Published on: November 27th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Grading platform passes the test

Technology has transformed education in many areas – but not in the manual process of grading papers. Crowdmark is changing that, to not only speed things up and do away with drudgery, but

Published on: November 25th, 2019 StartUpToronto

A league of their own

A lot of companies and their employees are dissatisfied with their health benefits program. Mike Serbinis is changing that with his company, League. It’s a digital benefits platform that empowers employees, saves employers

Published on: November 21st, 2019 StartUpToronto

Building a better drone for a “workforce in the sky”

Today’s drones are highly mobile but lack the precision to perform contact inspections. Nikita Iliushkin’s firm, VPT, has come up with a unique rotor design that could lead to what he calls “a

Published on: November 19th, 2019 StartUpToronto

For better mental health, digital psychology eases access

An estimated 2 of 3 Canadians with mental health issues don’t seek professional help. Sam Duboc of MindBeacon Group found a way to remove cost and access barriers, delivering cognitive behavioural therapy via

Published on: November 19th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Fashion e-tailers go wild for conservation causes

Cory Yefet and Kelly Saltzman say consumers can look good, feel good and do good too. Their clothing company, Awoke N’ Aware, features environmentally-friendly apparel, with profits supporting wildlife causes. You can look

Published on: November 14th, 2019 StartUpToronto