Tech sector growth map of Canada – Updated for top VC deals in Q3 2017

Canada's tech startups saw more access to venture capital dollars in the third quarter of 2017 with a 110 per cent increase to $858 million USD across 81 deals, according to PwC's MoneyTree

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Brian Jackson


Canada’s summer of ransomware ends with a spike [Malware map]

Editor's note: Story and map updated with malware data from August 2017. Overall malware infections were on the down curve over the summer in Canada, but it looks like hackers are focusing in

Published on: September 11th, 2017 Brian Jackson


Infographic: Canada’s most dense ICT hubs

Creative Capital is IT World Canada's series that examines the impact digital transformation is having to change the face of communities across Canada. We're doing deep dives looking at the major tech hubs

Published on: June 2nd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Et voilà! Montreal wins ‘Intelligent Community of the Year’ award

Montreal has joined Calgary, Waterloo, Ont. and Toronto as the fourth Canadian city to be named the Intelligent Community of the Year, the Intelligent Community Forum announced on Wednesday. Announced in the previous

Published on: June 17th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Canada’s startup hot spots take a dive in new ‘Startup Genome’ ranking

Canada is home to three of the top 20 startup ecosystems in the world, but is falling behind the pace of other leaders, according to an exhaustive study conducted by researchers at San Francisco-based

Published on: July 27th, 2015 Brian Jackson

International Startup Festival elevates the conversation

I go to a lot of events for startups and entrepreneurs, including, for the fourth year running, the International Startup Festival. It took place in Montreal a few weeks ago and is consistently one

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Francis Moran

International Startup Festival sees fourth year of growth

Photo: Phil Telio is the founder of the wildly successful International Startup Festival, which returns to Montreal this week for its fourth -- and largest-ever -- edition. For the more than 1,500 attendees expected

Published on: July 8th, 2014 Francis Moran

Intelligent Montreal: role of ‘soft infrastructure’

In October, Greater Montréal was named as one of 2014’s top 21 smart communities by the Intelligent Community Forum.  What does this distinction mean and how does it affect our lives ? This

Published on: December 19th, 2013 Lydia Cappelli

Montreal’s a ‘top 21 smart community’ – so what does it mean?

In October, Greater Montréal was named as one of 2014’s top 21 smart communities by the Intelligent Community Forum.  What does this distinction mean and how does it affect our lives? We will explore

Published on: December 17th, 2013 Lydia Cappelli

Montreal kicks off bigger and better International Startup Festival

Anyone who's been to Montreal in the summertime knows that this city makes the most of its brief season of heat by staging a seemingly never-ending procession of festivals. Three years ago, the

Published on: July 12th, 2013 Francis Moran

FounderFuel set to unveil 9 new startups on Demo Day

Montreal-based startup accelerator FoundFuel will be hosting its demo day this Thursday and introducing nine new digital firms to the world. According to FounderFuel's General Manager Ian Jeffrey the cohort has amassed some

Published on: July 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Two Montreal solution providers join forces

Two Montreal-based Microsoft partners are joining forces, with the announcement this week of the acquisition of AlphaMosaïk by Negotium Technologies. The combined entity, which will carry forward under the Negotium brand with both

Published on: April 10th, 2013 Jeff Jedras