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ListsAug 23, 2017

Top 10 tech startups emerging in Edmonton Alberta

Don't call Edmonton fly-over country because people are heading directly to this hotbed of sizzling startups

EntrepreneurshipJun 24, 2017

Top 10 tech startups moving forward in Montreal

It's English, it's French, it's Canadian, and it's beautiful. Who wouldn't want to start their business in Montreal?

EntrepreneurshipJun 14, 2017

Top 10 tech startups in Ottawa capitalize on innovation

Canada's capital and long-time technology hub mix old world charm with new world tech.

EntrepreneurshipJun 06, 2017

Top 10 tech startups taking over Toronto

EntrepreneurshipMay 30, 2017
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Top 10 tech startups packed into Vancouver


Accelerators

Notman House is a local ICT mecca in Montreal. Photo Credit: Maison Notman House / Facebook

Google goes north to Montreal’s artificial intelligence scene

Montreal, like other Canadian hubs, hopes to attract ever more US workers and investors
Nov 22, 2016

Israeli incubator Trendlines Group to go public in Canada

The incubator, which has established and developed 52 Israeli companies, has filed a prospectus to sell its shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange
Jun 10, 2014

Big Data

Israeli hybrid cloud startup Stratoscale acquires Tesora for DBaaS solution

Moving to the AWS cloud just got a little bit easier for Redis, Oracle, or MySQL users
Feb 06, 2017
Hopper's Joost Ouwerkerk & Frederic Lalonde. Photo Credit: Hopper

Hopper, a Montreal-based airfare prediction app, soars with $61.7 million in new funding

Geektime spoke with Co-Founder and CEO Frederic Lalonde to discuss the company's 2017 plans and forecasts
Dec 15, 2016

Halifax athletic data startup Kinduct scores $9 million Series A investment from Intel

The company hopes to have 100 Halifax-based employees by the end of next year
Oct 26, 2016

Consumer

Hopper's Joost Ouwerkerk & Frederic Lalonde. Photo Credit: Hopper

Hopper, a Montreal-based airfare prediction app, soars with $61.7 million in new funding

Geektime spoke with Co-Founder and CEO Frederic Lalonde to discuss the company's 2017 plans and forecasts
Dec 15, 2016

Halifax startup raises $1.9 million for world’s first bionic knee brace

Its bionic knee brace, which the startup boasts is the world's first, is set to help those with chronic knee problems
Mar 08, 2016
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The world’s first bionic knee brace debuts on Indiegogo

Canadian technology is front and center with the Levitation, the second iteration of Spring Loaded Technologies' bionic brace
Feb 10, 2016

Development

BlackBerry's Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Center. Photo Credit: BlackBerry

BlackBerry invests $75 million in new Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Center in Ottawa

BlackBerry sees a stable future for itself where IoT and transportation meet
Dec 20, 2016
Notman House is a local ICT mecca in Montreal. Photo Credit: Maison Notman House / Facebook

Google goes north to Montreal’s artificial intelligence scene

Montreal, like other Canadian hubs, hopes to attract ever more US workers and investors
Nov 22, 2016

eCommerce

Entrepreneurship

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Top 10 tech startups in Calgary, Alberta

Great scenery, businesses, and educational resources help Calgary startups stand out
Sep 01, 2017

4 reasons startups should consider moving to Toronto

Hint? They don’t include Drake, maple syrup, or ice hockey
Aug 31, 2017

Top 10 tech startups moving forward in Montreal

It's English, it's French, it's Canadian, and it's beautiful. Who wouldn't want to start their business in Montreal?
Jun 24, 2017
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FinTech

BERLIN, GERMANY - JUNE 03: A man hold a wallet, filled with Dollar bills on June 03, 2015, in Berlin, Germany. Photo credit: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Israel

9 insurance tech startups paving the way for Silicon Valley’s next big boom

2016 has been the year of insurtech, and there's no reason to think 2017 won't be any different
Dec 14, 2016

Developers agree: The future of chatbots is in travel and banking

But one chatbot developer insists chatbots will thrive most with "sexy products"
Nov 21, 2016
Cooke presents nanoPay at Finovate 2016. Photo credit: Screenshot

Fintech startup nanoPay grabs $10 million from likes of Goldman Sachs to digitize Canadian dollar

nanoPay operates a 'digital version' of the Canadian dollar originally created by the Royal Canadian Bank
Oct 31, 2016
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Gaming

Notman House is a local ICT mecca in Montreal. Photo Credit: Maison Notman House / Facebook

Google goes north to Montreal’s artificial intelligence scene

Montreal, like other Canadian hubs, hopes to attract ever more US workers and investors
Nov 22, 2016
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Second big Canadian casino hacked this year

Put it all on hack. It's not like Ocean's 11, 12 or 13 at all
Nov 12, 2016

Barcelona-based gaming startup Akamon to be acquired for $25M

This acquisition helps solidify Barcelona’s position as one of the leading gaming hubs in Europe.
Sep 09, 2015
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Greentech

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Investors throw $50M at Israeli revolutionary electric car battery

Phinergy's aluminum-air battery could begin an era of zero emissions from cars
Jan 07, 2016

The cycling tech revolution is here: 20 bike startups you should know about

20 awesome bike technologies that will make your ride less bumpy
Apr 26, 2015

Hardware

Intuitive Robotics's ElliQ. Photo Credit: Gabriel Avner / Geektime

Should your hardware startup invest in PR?

These four tips can help you decide
Jan 28, 2017

10 movers and shakers to watch in 3D printing

Curious who the thought leaders are in the exploding field of 3D printing? Then look no further than this list.
Dec 17, 2014

A hitchhiking robot is looking to make its way away across Canada

hitchBOT on July 27 started its journey across Canada one ride at a time. Drivers who pick up the robot can ask it questions and have conversations, but be easy, it just [Read More...]
Jul 29, 2014
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Health

Ottawa startup Turnstone Biologics grabs $41.1 million investment led by Orbimed

Canada's biotech sector is taking off
Nov 03, 2016

University of British Columbia study: personalize your health apps if you want them to work

Simple things like setting goals and entering your weight go a long way in getting the apps to make you healthier
Oct 02, 2016

Toronto health insurance startup LEAGUE shows Canada can swing big with $25 million investment

With such a large round for a Toronto-based company, does the money show Canadian startups are getting better at fundraising or that insurance tech is booming?
Jun 15, 2016
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Industry

Montreal falls, Vancouver passes Toronto & Waterloo in global startup city rankings

Vancouver is now the strongest startup ecosystem in Canada according to the latest global rankings, well ahead of Montreal and just ahead of Toronto
Mar 14, 2017

Can’t get a visa for Silicon Valley? Maybe try out Montreal

One of Canada's four major ecosystems, this team sees President Trump's immigration blunder as Quebec's technological gain
Mar 07, 2017
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As Canada’s immigration website crashes, here’s info you need and other country options

Looking for info on moving to Canada but the websites are down? We have you covered with the info here and links to other options
Nov 09, 2016
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Lists

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Top 10 tech startups in Calgary, Alberta

Great scenery, businesses, and educational resources help Calgary startups stand out
Sep 01, 2017

Top 10 tech startups emerging in Edmonton Alberta

Don't call Edmonton fly-over country because people are heading directly to this hotbed of sizzling startups
Aug 23, 2017

Top 10 tech startups taking over Toronto

North of New York City and a global city of multiple charms, Toronto includes a torrid startup scene.
Jun 06, 2017
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Mobile

Rounds' Co-founders Dany Fishel and Ilan Leibovich. Photo credit: Tomer Foltyn

Israeli video chatting pioneer Rounds just got bought by Kik

Kik is also using the acquisition of Rounds, which allows up to 12 people to video chat on mobile at once, to open an R&D center in Israel
Jan 26, 2017
Hopper's Joost Ouwerkerk & Frederic Lalonde. Photo Credit: Hopper

Hopper, a Montreal-based airfare prediction app, soars with $61.7 million in new funding

Geektime spoke with Co-Founder and CEO Frederic Lalonde to discuss the company's 2017 plans and forecasts
Dec 15, 2016
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The last Samsung Galaxy Note 7s will get bricked on December 19

Meanwhile, the battery mystery draws to a conclusion
Dec 11, 2016
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News

Israeli hybrid cloud startup Stratoscale acquires Tesora for DBaaS solution

Moving to the AWS cloud just got a little bit easier for Redis, Oracle, or MySQL users
Feb 06, 2017
Rounds' Co-founders Dany Fishel and Ilan Leibovich. Photo credit: Tomer Foltyn

Israeli video chatting pioneer Rounds just got bought by Kik

Kik is also using the acquisition of Rounds, which allows up to 12 people to video chat on mobile at once, to open an R&D center in Israel
Jan 26, 2017

Curiously speaking: Why Microsoft’s buy out of Maluuba should put other ‘AI’ startups in check

Why did Microsoft want to buy Maluuba so badly? It has a lot to do with seeing the big picture
Jan 16, 2017
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Policy

4 reasons startups should consider moving to Toronto

Hint? They don’t include Drake, maple syrup, or ice hockey
Aug 31, 2017
Toronto's Sky Dome, also known as Rogers Centre. Photo credit: George Socka / Flickr

Rogers Centre to be converted to massive refugee co-working space for startups if Trump elected

Ontario, British Colombia and even Quebec are planning to relax their visa requirements to prepare for the massive influx of Americans
Apr 01, 2016

Robotics

Curiously speaking: Why Microsoft’s buy out of Maluuba should put other ‘AI’ startups in check

Why did Microsoft want to buy Maluuba so badly? It has a lot to do with seeing the big picture
Jan 16, 2017

Kitchener’s Clearpath Robotics and OTTO Motors rake up whopping $30 million investment

The round is a vindication for the Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge triangle in its pursuit of higher rolling investors for its thriving startup scene
Oct 06, 2016
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Dutch-Canadian venture fund will pump €100 million into robotics startups worldwide

Chrysalix Venture Capital and RoboValley are putting metal to the pedal with a massive new effort for small robotics companies
Jun 05, 2016

Science

Notman House is a local ICT mecca in Montreal. Photo Credit: Maison Notman House / Facebook

Google goes north to Montreal’s artificial intelligence scene

Montreal, like other Canadian hubs, hopes to attract ever more US workers and investors
Nov 22, 2016

Your Daily Funding Round-Up for August 20th ’15

‘Kiking’ into high gear; nucleic acid therapies startup gets $66 million in Series B; shorter diagnostic waits means big money for Genalyte
Aug 20, 2015

Space elevator offers astronauts a shortcut to the stars

Eliminating the need for expensive rocket launches, Canadian Thoth Technologies gets the first patents for an elevator to the sky
Aug 18, 2015

Security

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VarageSale values humans, not bots, to keep its marketplace safe

This online marketplace emphasizes its human-moderated content curation against competitors like Facebook Marketplace
Dec 19, 2016
Image Credit: Wikipedia (Ralf Roletschek) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Second big Canadian casino hacked this year

Put it all on hack. It's not like Ocean's 11, 12 or 13 at all
Nov 12, 2016
Cooke presents nanoPay at Finovate 2016. Photo credit: Screenshot

Fintech startup nanoPay grabs $10 million from likes of Goldman Sachs to digitize Canadian dollar

nanoPay operates a 'digital version' of the Canadian dollar originally created by the Royal Canadian Bank
Oct 31, 2016
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Social Media

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Space

Rendering of the orbit of the newfound dwarf planet RR245 (orange line), which scientists say is the 18th largest object in the Kuiper Belt beyond Neptune. (Credit: Alex Parker/OSSOS team)

Astronomers discover new dwarf planet beyond orbit of Pluto

The dwarf planet doesn't have an official name yet, and little is known besides its size and its 700-year-long orbit around the sun
Jul 12, 2016

Space elevator offers astronauts a shortcut to the stars

Eliminating the need for expensive rocket launches, Canadian Thoth Technologies gets the first patents for an elevator to the sky
Aug 18, 2015

Transportation

BlackBerry's Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Center. Photo Credit: BlackBerry

BlackBerry invests $75 million in new Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Center in Ottawa

BlackBerry sees a stable future for itself where IoT and transportation meet
Dec 20, 2016
Hopper's Joost Ouwerkerk & Frederic Lalonde. Photo Credit: Hopper

Hopper, a Montreal-based airfare prediction app, soars with $61.7 million in new funding

Geektime spoke with Co-Founder and CEO Frederic Lalonde to discuss the company's 2017 plans and forecasts
Dec 15, 2016
Image Credit: FRA

Since the Hoboken derailment, how is rail safety in the US?

North American railroads have a lot to do ahead of a 2018 positive train control deadline
Nov 30, 2016

Venture Capital

Montreal falls, Vancouver passes Toronto & Waterloo in global startup city rankings

Vancouver is now the strongest startup ecosystem in Canada according to the latest global rankings, well ahead of Montreal and just ahead of Toronto
Mar 14, 2017
Notman House is a local ICT mecca in Montreal. Photo Credit: Maison Notman House / Facebook

Google goes north to Montreal’s artificial intelligence scene

Montreal, like other Canadian hubs, hopes to attract ever more US workers and investors
Nov 22, 2016

Canada VC Relay Ventures closes $150 million fund for Canadian startups

Their third round promises to continue Canada's venture capital momentum
Nov 06, 2016
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Wearables

University of British Columbia study: personalize your health apps if you want them to work

Simple things like setting goals and entering your weight go a long way in getting the apps to make you healthier
Oct 02, 2016

How to test your wearable app?

Make sure it's robust enough to handle the rigors of everyday life
Dec 02, 2014

Canada based FuelWear raises $80K CAD, 4 times their Goal on Indiegogo

Canadian startup FuelWear, creators of Flame Base Layer, the first heated intelligent base layer, raised 400% of their campaign goal on Indiegogo.
Nov 09, 2014
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Innovation

Notman House is a local ICT mecca in Montreal. Photo Credit: Maison Notman House / Facebook

Google goes north to Montreal’s artificial intelligence scene

Montreal, like other Canadian hubs, hopes to attract ever more US workers and investors
Nov 22, 2016

IoT

BlackBerry's Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Center. Photo Credit: BlackBerry

BlackBerry invests $75 million in new Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Center in Ottawa

BlackBerry sees a stable future for itself where IoT and transportation meet
Dec 20, 2016

Marketing

Intuitive Robotics's ElliQ. Photo Credit: Gabriel Avner / Geektime

Should your hardware startup invest in PR?

These four tips can help you decide
Jan 28, 2017

Telecom

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Seattle-based Zipwhip raises $9 million Series B to bring texting to landlines

Cloud-based solutions for landline texting offer improved customer service experiences
Oct 17, 2016

Women in tech

Image Credit: VarageSale

VarageSale values humans, not bots, to keep its marketplace safe

This online marketplace emphasizes its human-moderated content curation against competitors like Facebook Marketplace
Dec 19, 2016