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#ElevateToronto, New Tech Festival Aims to Showcase Toronto Tech Scene to the World

Toronto is set to host a new festival show this September 2017 to celebrate its growing tech ecosystem. Elevate Toronto is a three-day tech festival that will showcase the best of the Canadian innovation ecosystem and welcome the world to Toronto. Festival will take place September 12 - 14, 2017. Toronto has been featured as … Continue reading #ElevateToronto, New Tech Festival Aims to Showcase Toronto Tech Scene to the World

Craft Beer Passport Toronto app launched, find cheap beer across Canada

Toronto startup has created a beer app that gives beer lovers access to $2 craft beers (minimum legal price) at bars and breweries across town. Basically you prepay for the beers, and then get your beers for $2 per 12 oz or 340 ml. Stuff you prepay for expires in either 3 or 6 months … Continue reading Craft Beer Passport Toronto app launched, find cheap beer across Canada

Oxford Properties with Startup Accelerator OneEleven Creates Toronto Innovation District

Oxford and OneEleven team up to create a new Toronto innovation district aiming to make Toronto as appealing as San Francisco. Their location is around Front St. 325 Front St West used to be a data centre for for Royal Bank. Five story 250,000 sq ft building will house hundreds of startups once complete. OneEleven has … Continue reading Oxford Properties with Startup Accelerator OneEleven Creates Toronto Innovation District

Nymi, Toronto wearable band company, raises $20m Canadian

Nymi raised its $15m USD series B round from  investor GII Tech from Dubai, with participation from existing investors Relay Ventures and Ignition Partners. This is on top of their Series A of $14m USD, making a total of $29m USD to date. Nymi founder and CEO, Karl Martin said:  "This is an important milestone for … Continue reading Nymi, Toronto wearable band company, raises $20m Canadian

SkyX, Toronto drone charging startup, raises $5.2m Canadian

SkyX, based in Markham , Ontario, raised $5.4m from Chinese based technology group. Company is specializing in drone charging stations, so that drones can monitor vital objects like oil and gas pipelines. SkyX drones are half-helicopter, half-plane and built to fly long distances so that they can monitor vital objects. Skyx is targeting energy industry first. … Continue reading SkyX, Toronto drone charging startup, raises $5.2m Canadian