Startup Canada announces 2018 Québec regional award winners

By Startup Canada Staff Industry association Startup Canada honoured eight entrepreneurs, businesses, and support organizations from across Québec on Wednesday night, as part of its fifth annual Startup Canada awards. The winners of

Published on: June 13th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Startup Canada announces 2018 Atlantic regional award winners

By Startup Canada Staff Industry association Startup Canada honoured nine entrepreneurs, businesses, and support organizations from across Atlantic Canada on Thursday night, as part of its fifth annual Startup Canada awards. The winners

Published on: June 7th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Winners of Startup Canada’s 2018 B.C. Regional Awards announced

By Startup Canada Staff Industry association Startup Canada named nine B.C.-based entrepreneurs, businesses and support organizations as winners of its fifth annual Startup Canada Awards on Wednesday. The winners of the organization's B.C.

Published on: May 31st, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Winners of 2018 Prairies Startup Canada Awards announced

By Startup Canada Staff On May 25th, more than 200 business owners, innovators, community builders, and family members gathered in Winnipeg to celebrate some of Canada's top entrepreneurs at the

Published on: May 28th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Stat-sensing sports wearable developer declared Intelliflex’s 2018 Startup of the Year

TORONTO - The developer and manufacturer behind a wearable device designed to collect the physical stats of four-, eight-, 12-, or even 16-player sports teams has won industry association Intelliflex’s 2018 Startup of

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Lazaridis Institute launches 15-city tour to help Canadian startups scale

It's a common refrain in Canada's tech industry that we excel at producing startups, but falter at scaling them. The Lazaridis Institute wants to help companies change that narrative. The Waterloo, Ont.-based institute,

Published on: May 23rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Salesforce announces $100 million USD investment fund for Canadian startups

TORONTO – Salesforce.com Inc. thinks Canada has the potential to become a world leader in the tech industry, and is putting its money where its mouth is. On Thursday the CRM giant announced

Published on: May 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood


Toronto’s reputation for AI and beauty on display at Techstars Demo Day

Judging by Techstars Toronto demo day, Managing Director Sunil Sharma had a very productive Web Summit in Lisbon. It was at that November conference that Sharma not only convinced two international startups to

Published on: April 19th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Startup Genome to release 2018 report; Toronto mayor’s Silicon Valley tour; Backpage shut down

A prominent think tank is releasing the latest edition of its annual startup report; Toronto Mayor John Tory is embarking on a streaming-centric tour of Silicon Valley; and the U.S. government has forced

Published on: April 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Startup Canada seeks award applicants before April 3 deadline

It's almost time for Canada's annual celebration of its best and brightest in the startup world, and Startup Canada is encouraging the community to apply before its April 3 deadline. The fifth annual

Published on: March 28th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – China’s using sunglasses to spy on people; 3D-printed homes for $10,000 USD; a new startup will preserve your brain

Beijing police are using AI-powered sunglasses to spy on people. A Texas company can 3D print a 650-square-foot cement home for $10,000 USD. And a new California startup is offering to preserve your

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

SMBs can rely on IRAP funding, contrary to Brian Cookson’s recent blog, NRC exec says

By Andrew McNaughton The following was sent to IT World Canada editorial director Brian Jackson as a letter to the editor. I would like to clarify a number of statements that were made

Published on: January 16th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

CIBC targets tech-savvy businesses with new Innovation Banking arm

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is targeting the technology industry - and its tech-savviest clients - with its latest division. On Monday the 150-year-old institution announced the launch of CIBC Innovation Banking,

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood