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46 Canadian Tech Startups That Raised Money

We have been taking some deserved time off and neglected to update some VCs' moves and money raised in the last few months or so (April - July 2018). Here is recap of what happened in Canadian tech when it came to raising money. Once again, Toronto and Montreal companies dominated the tech scene. Congrats … Continue reading 46 Canadian Tech Startups That Raised Money

Toronto Beats San Francisco in Tech Jobs Growth

CBRE Group just published their latest annual survey, where they found that Toronto is hot hot hot when it comes to tech jobs growth. CBRE , in their survey, ranked 50 markets across North America and took into account such things as talent supply, concentration, education and cost as well as outlooks for job and … Continue reading Toronto Beats San Francisco in Tech Jobs Growth

Not enough cyber security talent in Canada, Deloitte reports

A new report by Deloitte said that Canada is severely lacking cyber security talent , and shortage of talent is not being addressed enough by universities and colleges. Deloitte says that demand for cyber security professionals is climbing up by a rate of 7% annually with 5,000 of roles expected to be filled by 2021. … Continue reading Not enough cyber security talent in Canada, Deloitte reports

Montreal the worst airport in North America for Wifi

Internet metrics service Speedtest by Ookla published a report of fastest and most reliable free internet at airports across North America. In Canada Calgary took the first spot at #3 after Seattle #1, and Denver #2 in the United States. The report looked into upload and download speeds over a period of 4 months earlier … Continue reading Montreal the worst airport in North America for Wifi

Sidewalk Labs Launches Toronto Office

The future is here. Sidewalk Labs, Google sponsored organization,  opened their office in Toronto. Their goal would be to "re-imagine Toronto and other cities to improve quality of life." Their office and community space will be located at 307 Lake Shore Boulevard East - where anyone will be able to pop in and discuss the future … Continue reading Sidewalk Labs Launches Toronto Office

Charming and Friendly Toronto Tech Entrepreneur Killed

Described as very charming and friendly by his friends, Matthew Staikos, mostly known for selling his startup company to Blackberry, was murdered in a matter of seconds. He was walking and chatting with a friend in an upscale Yorkville Toronto neighbourhood on a warm Monday night, when a man from a nearby parked Mercedes jumped out … Continue reading Charming and Friendly Toronto Tech Entrepreneur Killed