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Toronto or Waterloo / Kitchener for tech startups?

We always want a great place to start our business. In deciding where to bring your business, you must define your priorities on several factors like operating and developer costs. Both, Toronto and Waterloo are considered very business friendly cities but which one is better? The question below was asked on Quora recently on where … Continue reading Toronto or Waterloo / Kitchener for tech startups?

15 Canadian Tech Entrepreneurs To Follow on Twitter

Recently, we showed you the top Canadian tech accounts on LinkedIn to follow if you want an inside look at the tech startup industry in Canada. Now, we’re focusing on the best and boldest tech experts that Tweet tips from across the country. Follow these legendary pioneers in business and technology and your newsfeed will … Continue reading 15 Canadian Tech Entrepreneurs To Follow on Twitter

Do you Know Your Rights at the US Canada Border Crossing?

A lot of our users live in Canada and commute to the US on weekly basis to go to work, conferences, seminars, etc. Since Donald Trump got elected, it seems, it became more frequent for border guards to do secondary inspection and inspect your belongings including your cell phone. Even in Canada under Prime Minister, Justin … Continue reading Do you Know Your Rights at the US Canada Border Crossing?

Toronto Top Hat, educational platform company, raises $29m Canadian

Top Hat, educational software firm that makes teaching fun and effective in higher education by creating a one to one interactive experience between professors and students using laptops, smartphones, and tablets, has announced that they have raised $22.5m USD. This will help the company to transform how universities engage and educate students inside and outside … Continue reading Toronto Top Hat, educational platform company, raises $29m Canadian

Montreal Luxury Retreats is about to be acquired by behemoth Airbnb?

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?

Foreign IT: how to get a job in Canada faster

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

Toronto based Meta, artificial intelligence for science, acquired by Facebook founder foundation

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