The first Canadian Technology Leaders awards. March 26.

Published: March 27th, 2014


New mobile platform helps restaurants improve customer experiences

About a year and a half ago, Cris Jucan was out with some friends at a restaurant, waiting for a server to get them a fresh round of drinks. But with no server

Published on: March 4th, 2014 Candice So

Auvik to simplify IT administrators’ lives with new product in beta

With the IT environments in many workplaces becoming more and more complicated, Auvik Networks Inc. has a solution that should help IT administrators with the rigueur of their day-to-day jobs. Founded in November

Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Candice So

New contest gets students to harness data

Communitech's Database program and Students Offering Support, a charity for students, are launching a new competition for university students to rise to a challenge by leveraging big data - with a grand prize

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Candice So

Vidyard adds video e-mail marketing feature with ExactTarget

Video marketing platform Vidyard Inc. is making its videos more accessible to viewers and marketers by joining forces with ExactTarget Inc., an e-mail marketing platform. Vidyard has built an app for ExactTarget, making

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Candice So

Tech firms large and small ready to hire BlackBerry cast-offs

When BlackBerry Ltd. announced last week it would be axing 4,500 jobs sometime before Christmas, the tech community in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont. was left reeling. While the embattled company hasn’t said if all of

Published on: September 27th, 2013 Candice So

Cisco invests in Waterloo incubation centre and smart grid research

Cisco is making two new investments in Ontario's Kitchener-Waterloo area. The company officially opened the new Cisco Incubation Centre onThursday morning. It will be part of the David Johnston Research andTechnology Park at

Published on: November 1st, 2012 Christine Wong

Desire2Learn raises $80 million in first ever VC deal

Desire2Learn of Kitchener, Ont. is finally learning how it feels to say yes to a venture capital deal.After turning down various VC offers, the company has raised a huge chunk of change for

Published on: September 4th, 2012 Christine Wong

Communitech’s Apps Factory has a lot to celebrate after its first year

By Kayleigh Platz Only a year old, the Communitech Apps Factory has an impressive resume, including collaborative work that has been showcased at the BMW Guggenheim lab. Communitech Apps Factory partnered with Spurse, a

Published on: July 5th, 2012 Kayleigh Platz

Ingredients in Waterloo region’s ‘secret sauce’

Waterloo Region aims to be the second-best place on earth to start a tech business. We believe in this goal because we know something special is going on here. We have over 30,000

Published on: June 18th, 2012 Kayleigh Platz

GIS tools help Kitchener civic crews work faster, better

The City of Kitchener is taking a fresh approach to infrastructure management.Using a geographical information system (GIS)and hundreds of database interfaces, this southwestern Ontario city is able to consolidate, not just location-based data

Published on: August 4th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

New portal gives innovation a boost in Waterloo

An online portal launched this week will help manufacturing firms in Waterloo, Ont. share tips, trade goods and do much more.   Dubbed the Manufacturing Innovation Network or MIN, the site was set up

Published on: January 9th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod