“Montreal is a Dying City” for Tech, Medium article reports

Well known Founder and CEO of Island , Greg Isenberg, has wrote an opinion piece why Montreal and the whole province of Quebec was not for him, and why he left and took his business with him to San Francisco, California. Greg also builds marketing and social media campaigns for brands like FedEX, NASCAR, TechCrunch … Continue reading “Montreal is a Dying City” for Tech, Medium article reports

Montreal newly named Bus.com raises $5m, changes the name from ShareTheBus

Newly named Bus.com ridesharing compamy raised $5m USD in Series A. This company is not to be confused with another Montreal success story BusBud.com. Bus.com removes all of the friction involved in bringing a group of people to an event or experience. The app makes it easy to organize, book, join and enjoy bus trips. … Continue reading Montreal newly named Bus.com raises $5m, changes the name from ShareTheBus

Vancouver Startup TaskTop Secures $11.3M in Additional Funding

The money was raised by AVX Partners, as well as Austin Ventures and Yaletown Partners. Company provides Software Lifecycle Integration with over 110 employees located mostly in Vancouver, BC. Over one million users employ Tasktop’s Value Stream Integration technology to transform software development and delivery. Tasktop not only unifies the software development and delivery team, but … Continue reading Vancouver Startup TaskTop Secures $11.3M in Additional Funding

Vancouver startup GoFetch.ca raises $1.4m

GoFetch.ca , 10+ people startup based in Vancouver, raised $1.4m valuing the company at $7m. Founded in June of 2015, GoFetch.ca is Canada’s largest community marketplace connecting dog owners with trusted dog walkers and sitters. With GoFetch, dog parents can discover, book, and manage personalized care for their dogs, including dog boarding, sitting, and dog … Continue reading Vancouver startup GoFetch.ca raises $1.4m

Ottawa tries to attract tech talent with Work in Ottawa campaign

Invest Ottawa agency announced new campaign called Work in Ottawa to attract tech talent to move to Ottawa. The campaign highlights that median salary in Ottawa is almost  $92k , while housing in Ottawa is much cheaper at around $370k vs Toronto at $800k and Vancouver at $1m. The website said that Ottawa is home … Continue reading Ottawa tries to attract tech talent with Work in Ottawa campaign

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