AirBnB is in talks to acquire Montreal based Luxury Retreats, according to Bloomberg's interview. Luxury Retreats's purchasing cost discussed was around $300m USD in cash and stock options. "We are always looking to provide our community with access to new and different options, but we have no announcements to make," Airbnb spokesman Nick Papas said … Continue reading Montreal Luxury Retreats is about to be acquired by behemoth Airbnb?
Wiivv Wearables Inc., Vancouver based company, raised $4m in Series A funding from investors Eclipse VC, Evonik Venture Capital, Real Ventures, and Asimov Ventures. Wiivv is a bionics company that creates 3D printed, custom gear using 3D-mapping technology, accessible by everyone from a smartphone. They are building a better foundation for every step you take … Continue reading Vancouver Wiivv Custom Fit 3D Printed Insoles raises $4m USD
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
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
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
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
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