Alek Minassian, a Toronto mobile developer and a student, rented out a van, and drove it down a busy Toronto street running over and killing 10 people and injuring multiple others. Noone knows yet the motive for his actions, but all we know is that multiple people are killed and injured. So what do we … Continue reading Toronto Mobile App Developer Kills 10 People in North Toronto
As of December 1st, 2017, Government of Canada and specifically CRTC, has requested that all telco companies in Canada can no longer lock your phone or ask you to pay to unlock it. They have also requested that all wireless contracts are readable to make sure you avoid unpleasant surprise when your bill comes. All … Continue reading Canadian Cell Phone Companies Can No Longer Lock Your Phone
Avocare helps reception desks in the healthcare industry reduce their phone volume. They do it by enabling two-way channels of digital communication – text message, Facebook Messenger, and web messaging. To drive efficient communication, they further support both patients and practitioners by automating requests and conversations with our in house developed AI powered assistant. The … Continue reading Toronto Avocare Reduces Healthcare Wait Time
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
Sensibill raised $17.3m in funding from Operative Capital, Mistral Venture Partners, and Impression Ventures. Sensibill offers a suite of value-added services for mobile banking apps centered around the everyday receipt and enabled by machine learning. Corey Gross, Co-Founder and CEO of Sensibill said: "We knew that people wanted an intuitive and secure solution for managing their … Continue reading Toronto Sensibill, mobile banking app, closes $17.3 million in funding
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?
OOHLALA, a Montreal based mobile app designed to provide college students with information about their university, including events and course schedules, raised $4 million USD in Series A funding. University Ventures led the round, and was joined by Y Combinator, GoAhead Ventures, Real Ventures, LiYuan VC, Fundersclub, and several angel investors including Joe Montana. Oohlala's … Continue reading Montreal educational startup Oohlala raises $5.2m Canadian in Series A