StackAdapt has raised a seed round.
The round, worth $900,000, was led by by IAF (Investment Accelerator Fund), Slaight Communications, and complimented by the debt financing from BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada).read more
Toronto's Financeit announced yesterday that it has launched in the US.
Financeit’s cloud-based application fills a gap in the existing lending market, as smaller businesses have traditionally not had access to the same low interest purchase financing options as big box stores, according to the Canadian company.read more
Yet many companies do not claim, simply because they are unaware that these types of programs exist.read more
I knew when I applied, this event would be special. Initially appearing to be small, it exponentially grew, attracting local heavyweights like Thalmic and Velocity, as well as Y Combinator and Apple—with 1,000 hackers, 36 hours, and all the tools to make something great.read more
For most lawyers, their day job is to spot risk. Pity that it often ends there.
If you want to know the sign of a typical lawyer, they generally identify everything that can go wrong without any attempt to measure the probabilities. They treat all risks the same, which is to say, avoid them if at all possible.read more
In a global economy where everyone and everything is here and there, Vancouver-based Control places the control back into the hands of the business managers with mobile payment access and upgraded analytic tools.read more
Bionym, creators of the Nymi Band authentication wristband, today announced that it has closed a US $14 million Series A round of funding led by Ignition Partners and Relay Ventures.read more
Ontario’s Minister of Research and Innovation, and Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities announced today that the University of Toronto will receive more than $3 million in funding to increase its training and support for student entrepreneurship as part of the Campus-Linked Accelerator Program (CLA).
According to today's announcement, the University of Toronto produces more startups than any other university in Canada and is already home to a diverse ecosystem of entrepreneurship support.read more
Montreal's GuestDriven, a hospitality mobile solution provider that enables brands to personalize their customer experience, announced recently that they have signed a partnership with Design Hotels, allowing its network of 270 independent hotels to take advantage of the Canadian company’s revenue-driving mobile platform.read more
Alberta Enterprise announced today that it has appointed Interim Managing Director, Kristina Williams, as President and CEO.
Alberta Enterprise, created by the Government of Alberta in 2008, is a key component of the Province’s goal of building a more sustainable, diversified technology industry in Alberta, one where home-grown innovation is encouraged and technology entrepreneurs have greater access to venture capital.read more
BC Innovation Council (BCIC) and New Ventures BC announced yesterday the 2014 winners of the biggest technology startup competition for B.C.’s emerging innovators.
This year the BCIC-New Ventures competition top prizes were awarded to startup innovations such as imaging technologies for oil and gas wells, 3D bioprinting technology that prints living human tissue and an enterprise content migration software.read more