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Toronto startup InnerSpace delivers GPS for the indoors

InnerSpace has created the first scalable technology that delivers “GPS for the indoors.” The company’s technology instantly delivers 3D maps, positioning data, and the critical insights needed to maximize every square foot. The networked sensors and wayfinding technology digitize physical spaces to deliver never-before-seen experiences for commercial real estate, retail, healthcare, and warehousing industries. Who … Continue reading Toronto startup InnerSpace delivers GPS for the indoors

Vancouver Hootsuite acquires San Francisco AdEspresso / Facebook Ad Optimizer

Hootsuite, a Vancouver based social media management platform, acquired AdEspresso, a San Francisco based provider of Facebook and Instagram advertising management. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. Video of Massimo Chieruzzi CEO , AdEspresso: Allright… it’s time to finally let the big news out…Today AdEspresso is joining forces with Hootsuite The n.1 Facebook … Continue reading Vancouver Hootsuite acquires San Francisco AdEspresso / Facebook Ad Optimizer

7 Reasons Why Tech Recruiters Instantly Reject Resumes

Do you ever wonder why recruiters never call you back for all those jobs you have applied for? Then this article is for you. We asked Alex Kovalenko, director of Kovasys IT Recruitment Inc. in Toronto to go through the seven reasons why technology recruiters reject resumes. "If a tech recruiter can not tell within … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why Tech Recruiters Instantly Reject Resumes

Foreign IT: how to get a job in Canada faster

Due to Canada perception as one of the best countries to live and work in a lot of people want to know - whats the best way to come work and live here? A lot of people incorrectly assume if they keep on applying for tech jobs from abroad they will get an interview. The … Continue reading Foreign IT: how to get a job in Canada faster

Toronto based Meta, artificial intelligence for science, acquired by Facebook founder foundation

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the organization launched by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan to advance human potential and promote equality, has acquired Meta, a Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based developer of an AI for scientists to read, understand and prioritize scientific papers. No financial information was released. Meta’s platform aims … Continue reading Toronto based Meta, artificial intelligence for science, acquired by Facebook founder foundation

Montreal educational startup Oohlala raises $5.2m Canadian in Series A

OOHLALA, a Montreal based mobile app designed to provide college students with information about their university, including events and course schedules, raised $4 million USD in Series A funding. University Ventures led the round, and was joined by Y Combinator, GoAhead Ventures, Real Ventures, LiYuan VC, Fundersclub, and several angel investors including Joe Montana. Oohlala's … Continue reading Montreal educational startup Oohlala raises $5.2m Canadian in Series A

Manage your wealth by Wealthica, Montreal startup, started by ex iWeb employees

Wealthica is a Montreal startup - All your investments in one place. Who started the company? Do you / team members have tech background? Martin Leclair, Eric Chouinard and Simon Boulet. All 3 are ex-iWeb. iWeb was sold to Internap a few years ago, then we thought about what we should do next. We realized … Continue reading Manage your wealth by Wealthica, Montreal startup, started by ex iWeb employees