Monday, October 16, 2017

Immigration Q&A argues uncertain political times makes education the most valuable asset to secure...

Last week, in partnership with PwC, BetaKit hosted a Facebook Live chat on one of the hottest conversations in Canadian tech: talent. Both in Canada’s need for more, and the current...

IBM’s chief innovation officer warns against working in silos at #Dx32017

“As consumer expectations evolve, the ability to innovate well is at the core of business success,” Eric Mercer, director of content for Dx3, announced before the retail and digital marketing conference...

CEO Ben Zifkin says Hubba will be “way” more than a billion dollar company

On International Women’s Day, tech nice-guy Ben Zifkin dropped by Venture for Canada’s Scale-Up Speaker Series — an event with BDC Capital featuring entrepreneurs running high-growth companies — to share his...

Canadian banks announce plans to create $1 billion Canadian Business Growth Fund

Canadian banks and insurance companies announced their intent to create a fund dedicated to investing up to $1 billion in Canadian businesses over the next decade.The Canadian Business Growth Fund will...

ScaleUP Ventures closer to $75 million fund target after $25 million boost from Ontario...

Toronto-based ScaleUP Ventures (SUV) announced today a second close of $32.25 million for its ScaleUP Ventures Fund, which now has over $70 million in committed capital. The funding was led by...

Today in university innovation: University of Toronto, McMaster University

This week, Ontario university students are participating in competitions designed to create new and innovative solutions. Here’s a roundup of what’s happening. McMaster students can win $100,000 at Forge@Mac Student starup...

Government’s Global Skills Strategy with fast-track visa to be implemented June 12

In an announcement at Peraso Technologies in Toronto this morning, the federal government confirmed that it would officially implement programs in the Global Skills Strategy June 12.The Global Skills strategy was...

Canada Learning Code launching week-long education initiative to celebrate Canada 150

Canada Learning Code is working with educators across the country to help students celebrate Canada 150, digitally.From June 1st to 8th, educators are asked to get involved with the first Canada...

Dream Payments announces $10 million Series A for US expansion

Toronto-based Dream Payments, which provides a cloud-based mobile point-of-sale solution, announced the close of a $10 million Series A. The Series A was led by FairVentures, the innovation investing arm of...

Coconut Calendar founder says Silicon Valley provided new perspective on her bootstrapped startup

At its most recent meetup, TechToronto invited Katherine Regnier, the CEO of Coconut Calendar, an online appointment scheduling platform, to talk about how a little guidance from Silicon Valley helped her...

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