Startup Canada’s ‘Day on the Hill’ and awards show live-stream

Startup Canada is currently hosting its Day on the Hill in Ottawa, spotlighting the Canadian startup community and entrepreneurs. Throughout Thursday it held talks and events with a focus on women, social, high

Published on: October 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

TD Bank helps Canadian startups with patents

TD Bank Group is no stranger to investing in artificial intelligence and Canadian startups; acquiring Layer 6 at the beginning of this year, and partnering with Kasisto in October of last year and Toronto-based

Published on: October 11th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Best cities in Canada for tech startups

Wondering where the best place to start your tech company might be? Or looking for a job at an emerging tech startup and not sure the best place to look? Well Expert Market

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Tech companies lead the pack in LinkedIn’s top Canadian startups of 2018

LinkedIn's 2018 list of Canada’s most sought-after startups is out, and it's no surprise that technology is leading the pack. Each of the top five startups on the list is tech related, and

Published on: September 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Why startups fail, and how to fix it

When you survey startup failures you reach a surprising conclusion - many people still blame a lack of engineering talent. In my experience, technical failures stem from the supply chain being unable to

Published on: July 5th, 2018 Geoff Foulds

Can Canada’s AI sector compete with big U.S. companies for talent?

American companies are setting up artificial intelligence hubs north of the border, deepening the pool of AI expertise in Canada. But those same companies might also be providing Canadian firms with tough new

Published on: July 19th, 2017 Christine Wong

Toronto-Waterloo, Vancouver rank among top 20 on best startup ecosystem list

When it comes to increasing the success rate of startups across the globe, it’s all about location, location, location, according to new research from Startup Genome. The company’s 2017 Global Startup Ecosystem Report

Published on: March 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Top 5 most popular blogs of 2015

We've all been there before. Something new catches your eye: a new smartphone, a new program, perhaps a new company. But what motivates us to shift our focus? The desire to learn and grow

Published on: December 22nd, 2015 Alex Down

Waterloo held up as the model for startup ecosystems

A new report has pitted Ontario’s Waterloo region against giant startup metropolises such as Rio de Janeiro and Atlanta. The research, titled “Waterloo, The David vs. Goliath of Startup Ecosystems,” closely examines the

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Visual search engine connects retailers with eager shopaholics

Toronto-based Craves is allowing retailers to uniquely harness the power of online shopping with its new visual search engine. The fashion discovery app is hoping to entice retailers and shoppers alike to get

Published on: August 5th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

AskforTask wants to make sure you never have to mow your own lawn again

Today, AskforTask announces the launch of its new app, which will include an up-to-date interactive map of available 'Taskers.' The expanding website's user base “is growing 40 per cent month-over-month and has saved Canadians over $50

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

Can wearable computers stop the impending health care train wreck?

What does one of Canada's greatest serial entrepreneurs do after having recently sold another digital startup for hundreds of millions of dollars?  If you are Mike Serbinis  you look for an even bigger

Published on: March 12th, 2015 Jim Love

#ITWCchats – Take a trip down wearables alley chat recap

Updated 5:01 pm E.S.T. We just finished another amazing discussion with wearables startup labs from Toronto and around North America and were also joined by many wearables enthusiasts. A special thanks to our

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Hibah Ahmed

The 5W’s of angel investors: Everything you wanted to know about what these investors do

Written by Gerard Buckley with Hilary Green In the shadows of Bay Street, Canada’s established financial district, and communities across Canada, Canada's newest entrepreneurs are feeling the impact of new funding. Partnering with

Published on: December 15th, 2014 Gerard Buckley