Wave, Toronto financial software firm, raises $32.38m Canadian in funding

Wave , the leading provider of financial management software for entrepreneurs and small business owners, raised US$24 million strategic financing. National Australia Bank (NAB), Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Portag3 (the investment arm of PowerCorp focusing on financial services innovations), and Exhibition Capital participated in financing the deal. The investment also includes funding from existing … Continue reading Wave, Toronto financial software firm, raises $32.38m Canadian in funding

Toronto TouchBistro, restaurant startup, secures CDN$16.3m in funding

Toronto based TouchBistro raised $16.3m in funding this round, and $45.3m to date. The startup provides an easy and smart iPad-based POS system for restaurants, cafes, bars, & more. Touchbistro currently employs around 150 mostly in Toronto but as well as New York. TouchBistro Inc. was founded by Alex Barrotti in 2010. Barrotti had previously founded … Continue reading Toronto TouchBistro, restaurant startup, secures CDN$16.3m in funding

Google Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs Hoping to redevelop Toronto Waterfront

Larry Paige loves to fix cities using technology. His first city might be in Canada and not the US. Sidewalk Labs have applied with City of Toronto to renovate the city's waterfront. The goal is to create connected and high tech city. Before applying in Toronto, Sidewalk Labs have considered Denver and Detroit. Company wants … Continue reading Google Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs Hoping to redevelop Toronto Waterfront

Pythian, Ottawa based company, received $15m in funding

Pythian has received funding to further geographic expansion into Europe as well as to repurchase shares from some long-term shareholders. Pythian is a global IT services company, based mainly in Ottawa, that specializes in designing, implementing, and managing systems that directly contribute to revenue and business success. You can see their new offices in the video … Continue reading Pythian, Ottawa based company, received $15m in funding

Top 10 Jobs in Canada in 2017 (hint – it’s a tech world, baby)

Canadian parents - get your kids into computer science or software engineering classes as soon as possible. Jobs website Indeed.ca posted a list of top ranked jobs in Canada and the tech jobs dominated the space. The top 3 jobs were Full stack (backend + frontend) developer, DevOps (systems admin + shell scripting developer), and … Continue reading Top 10 Jobs in Canada in 2017 (hint – it’s a tech world, baby)

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