Toronto / San Francisco startup SnapEDA making it easy to build hardware

SnapEDA is a parts library for circuit board design. We provide digital content -- similar to blueprints -- that help designers bring products to life quickly. Our library is used by tens of thousands of hardware designers, from small shops to engineers at household names like Samsung. SnapEDA is building the canonical library for circuit … Continue reading Toronto / San Francisco startup SnapEDA making it easy to build hardware

Montreal startup Flystro makes it easier to film using drones

Flystro is an online marketplace connecting companies with drone pilots everywhere for aerial filming services. using Flystro, companies from different industries like real estate, construction or events, can easily find a drone pilot and be sure they are receiving the best price and product. Real estate drone video:     Who started the company? Do … Continue reading Montreal startup Flystro makes it easier to film using drones

VW buys Vancouver startup PaybyPhone

Volkswagen Financial Services AG and PayByPhone today announced that the financial services division of Volkswagen Group has acquired PayByPhone, the world's leading parking payment provider. The deal positions Volkswagen Financial Services AG as the clear leader in mobile payments and parking sectors, while providing the foundation for future PayByPhone growth globally and continued innovation. In … Continue reading VW buys Vancouver startup PaybyPhone

Amazon Prime Video launches in Canada (… and it’s cheaper than Netflix!!!)

Amazon unveiled Amazon Prime for Canadians, which will include free two-day shipping with no minimum purchase for a $79 annual fee. That is 35% cheaper than Netflix and you also get additional perks listed below. Customers around the world can now enjoy popular new original series like The Grand Tour from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond … Continue reading Amazon Prime Video launches in Canada (… and it’s cheaper than Netflix!!!)

Vancouver Startup LemonStand takes on Shopify / Magento with easy to build ecommerce

LemonStand is a refreshingly customizable cloud based eCommerce platform that helps web developers, agencies and fast growing brands create beautiful online stores that stand out from the crowd and sell more. Features an infinitely flexible storefront design engine, including the ability to check out on your own domain and completely customize the checkout process. Comes … Continue reading Vancouver Startup LemonStand takes on Shopify / Magento with easy to build ecommerce

Canadians Must Be able to Access High-Speed Internet, CRTC rules

CRTC wants Canadians to have access to an unlimited data plan option and speeds of at least 50 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today declared that broadband access Internet service is now considered a basic telecommunications service for all Canadians. The CRTC is also setting ambitious new … Continue reading Canadians Must Be able to Access High-Speed Internet, CRTC rules

Toronto startup Askuity turning complex retail data to grow sales

Askuity works with leading retail brands to turn complex point of sale data into profitable insights and greater business results. By combining automated point of sale data collection with powerful analytics and mobile technology, the Askuity analytics platform uncovers data-driven insights to help brands grow sales, improve margins and strengthen retailer relationships. Who started the … Continue reading Toronto startup Askuity turning complex retail data to grow sales

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