Toronto tech startups lead the Bay Area?

Everybody knows that costs for tech startups in the Bay Area are crazy. Pundits have predicted that these high costs could, maybe, someday, blunt the Bay Area’s edge. "Someday" was apparently last month.

Published on: August 7th, 2018 Geoff Foulds

Q&A: Xerox execs on how Canadian advanced manufacturing startups can scale up instead of selling out

As vice-president and director of the Mississauga, Ont.-based Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC), Paul Smith has helped guide many a manufacturing startup over what he calls “the valley of death.” Though he’s

Published on: July 13th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Only 14% of VCs in Canada are women, new report finds

That women are seriously under-represented in Canada's technology industry is hardly news, and a new report suggests one reason might be that they're seriously under-represented at the companies funding the tech industry too.

Published on: July 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

RBC launches startup accelerator program

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is following in the footsteps of IBM Corp. and Salesforce.com Inc. by launching a startup accelerator of its very own. Last week the bank announced RBC Reach,

Published on: July 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

The Business Leadership Podcast: Jacqueline Leung, founder of Pressed

Jacqueline is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Pressed. Not a news junkie by any means, she created Pressed because it’s a product that she needs. Prior to launching her first startup, she spent

Published on: July 9th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

Social network for couch potatoes, robot-building subscription service win big at Startup Weekend

Early last Friday evening, the winners of Techstars Startup Weekend Toronto hadn't even met. Fifty-four hours later, Robert Stanica, Lula Fukur, and Danish Quereshi had fleshed out an idea for a business, conducted

Published on: June 27th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Startup Canada announces 2018 Ontario regional award winners

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

Published on: June 20th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

L-Spark branches into IoT, cyber security for its fifth accelerator program

L-Spark is looking for a few good startups - and setting its sights beyond its base. The Ottawa-based accelerator, known for supporting Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) firms, announced Wednesday that its fifth mentorship program would

Published on: June 20th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Startup Canada launches 2018 investment fund for female entrepreneurs

Startup Canada wants to help more of Canada's female entrepreneurs and woman-led companies find their footing. On Monday the industry organization announced the launch of its latest Startup Canada Women Founders in STEM

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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