The Banff Venture Forum (BVF) has announced the lineup of presenting companies for their 2014 event, which takes place on September 25 and 26 at the Banff Springs Hotel.
Recognized as Canada’s premier company financing events, the BVF provides networking opportunities and showcases high technology companies across North America.read more
Anyone involved in the Toronto startup scene would probably tell you how awesome it is to be a part of.
Not only is it growing incredibly fast and putting Toronto on the map as a tech leader — you only have to look as far as Shopify and Wattpad to know we’re kicking serious butt — but we’re a close community that’s supportive of each other and determined to see fellow startuppers succeed.
We also like to play just as hard as we work.read more
Andrew Konoff says he used spend a lot of time making - and sharing - physical mixtapes and CDs. He says it was a way to tell his friends what he was feeling through music.
“This is a way I’ve always connected with people,” he says. But, with the move away from physical storage and the growing popularity of streaming music services, he noticed that “something had changes about how people communicate by music.”read more
When Shea Kewin and Tim Priamo were playing hockey together as children in Guelph, they couldn’t have known they’d one day form a company to help players improve their game.read more
Mike, the creator of Tinderoid, says he was on vacation with two friends when he noticed something strange about the way they used Tinder - the location-based “hook-up app” famous for its “swipe to like” interface.read more
There is little doubt today that we need an emerging legaltech startup vertical.
But where will it come from?read more
Today at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, Salesforce announced that Salesforce Ventures has launched the new Salesforce1 Fund to fuel mobile innovation for the "internet of customers."read more
Unbounce’s catchy name encapsulates the “stickiness” of the website landing pages it offers.
The company itself, however, has as much spring as any tech startup in the world.read more
Startup Empire, a new conference aimed at educating founders and employees of startups, will take place Sept. 23 in Halifax.
Milan Vrekic, the Executive Director of the Volta Labs and the organizer of the conference, said Startup Empire will feature a range of top-flight speakers from the tech and startup world who can advise young companies on the path to success.read more
The Subway restaurant chain has selected Vancouver's Avanti Commerce to power its online and mobile remote ordering & payment solutions for all orders placed from a customer’s phone, tablet or desktop.
The Avanti Commerce Platform extends the order & payment process outside of the store, reducing capacity constraints while greatly increasing speed-of-service.read more
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is partnering with grassroots entrepreneurship non-profit Startup Canada to position .CA at the heart of the Canadian startup culture.read more
The Canada Media Fund has entered into an agreement with the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service to further support digital media productions funded through the CMF’s Experimental Stream by providing access to the TCS’s Canadian Technology Accelerator program.
This agreement will allow eligible projects to achieve greater exposure, raise venture funding, access mentoring and develop new business opportunities.read more