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Quebec City’s MyCustomizer is Making it easier to Shop

We have sat down with Renaud Teasdale Co-Founder and CEO of startup MyCustomizer to ask him about his Quebec City’s company and the success he had with it. Summarize your company in an elevator pitch. MyCustomizer empowers brands to engage customers in outstanding design-your-own experiences with a powerful online platform. Who started the company? Do … Continue reading Quebec City’s MyCustomizer is Making it easier to Shop

Shopify Might GeT Acquired

CNBC announced that few companies in Silicon Valley are looking around and want to acquire Canadian based Shopify. CNBC mentioned that Shopify will probably not accept any offers as they want to remain independent. Shopify’s investors are very happy with Shopify performance to date. The stock has skyrocketed from just $120 US dollars a year … Continue reading Shopify Might GeT Acquired

Huawei Is Moving its R&D To Canada

Fed up with American sanctions against their company, Huawei announced that they will be moving its R&D office to Canada. Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO of Huawei, said the move its necessary because Huawei would be blocked from interacting with US employees. This is a surprising move considering Canada is currently holding Meng Wanzhou, Huawei … Continue reading Huawei Is Moving its R&D To Canada

Amazon Leases 1.1m SQuare feet office space in Vancouver

Amazon had decided to go all out with its lease of 1.1m of square feet space downtown Vancouver. Their office will take the entire block and will house thousands of IT workers right downtown Vancouver. This is the first major deal for Amazon after it decided to back away from their HQ2 in New York … Continue reading Amazon Leases 1.1m SQuare feet office space in Vancouver

Toronto Is The Best City To Launch Startup In Canada, 8Th In The World

Toronto is once again has been named as one of the best cities in the world to start your tech startup business. Experts at Movinga, online platform-based moving company, have crunched the numbers and named Toronto as one of the best cities to launch tech startup in the world. Movinga looked at 75 cities around … Continue reading Toronto Is The Best City To Launch Startup In Canada, 8Th In The World

Quebec Desjardins Starting $45m FinTech Fund

Desjardins is trying to diversify their banking domain by starting a $45m fintech fund in Canada. The fund will disburse funding between few hundred thousand dollars to $3m dollars to startups for exchange of 10-25% of their companies. By investing in new startups Desjardins can stay on top of its game when it comes to … Continue reading Quebec Desjardins Starting $45m FinTech Fund

15,000 Accounts Hacked at Canada’s Freedom Mobile

Freedom Mobile says that 15,000 accounts were breached earlier this year, and that they will be notifying customers if their accounts were breached. Freedom Mobile had no idea their system was hacked until security firm vpnMentor notified them of the breach. vpnMentor said they had reached out to the company few times to let them … Continue reading 15,000 Accounts Hacked at Canada’s Freedom Mobile