Shopify, leading ecommerce tech company in Canada, has opened a new R&D office in Toronto

Shopify has opened a new office in Toronto and is looking to hire up to 1,000 employees by 2019.  The new address is at 420 Wellington and can now accommodate up to 200 new employees. We're excited to officially be opening our 2nd location for Shopify Toronto tonight! Words from @JohnTory, @craigmillr, & more to follow. … Continue reading Shopify, leading ecommerce tech company in Canada, has opened a new R&D office in Toronto

Top Ten Most Crowd Funded Kickstarter Canadian Campaigns Ever

Kickstarter is one of the top leading crowdfunding websites on the internet and has acted to support many innovative endeavors, connecting fans to the creators of the projects they want to see made. In the 2016, Pebble Time, the colour e-paper smartwatch with up to 7 days of battery and a new timeline interface was the leader … Continue reading Top Ten Most Crowd Funded Kickstarter Canadian Campaigns Ever

France launches French Tech Visa / lures tech talent

France wants you to pack your bags and say "Bonjour" to doing your tech business startup in France. If selected, you will get a 4 year work visa and can bring your spouse with you to live and work in one of the 41 French incubators. Visa could also be renewed on 4 year term … Continue reading France launches French Tech Visa / lures tech talent

Innovate Calgary partners with Telus to advance tech startups

Innovate Calgary has launched TELUS Technology Accelerator (TTA), a six-month program beginning December 2016 that will showcase and grow Canadian technology startups primarily in four areas: seamless experience, data analytics, health and wellness, and “last 100 metres” technologies. This program aims to rapidly accelerate a startup’s technology, business model and investability. Each participating startup is … Continue reading Innovate Calgary partners with Telus to advance tech startups

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation Makes Life Difficult for Technology Startups

For many technology startups getting the message out is crucial for their businesses success, but with Canadian anti spam laws they might want to consider moving to the US where email marketing faces much less restrictions and penalties. Canada's Anti-Spam Law (or "CASL") came into effect in July 2014, about ten years after the U.S. … Continue reading Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation Makes Life Difficult for Technology Startups

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