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Another big tech office opening in Toronto, to hire 800

Toronto tech scene just keeps on growing. The new company among many other companies like Microsoft, Pinterest and others, is Accenture - a leading global professional services company. Accenture announced that they will be building a Technology Innovation Hub in the City of Toronto and will bring 800 jobs with it by 2020 (about 500 … Continue reading Another big tech office opening in Toronto, to hire 800

46 Canadian Tech Startups That Raised Money Last 3 Months (04-07 2018)

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 Last 3 Months (04-07 2018)

Collision Conference is Moving To Toronto in 2019

Toronto has another thing to be proud of. One of the largest tech conferences is moving to Toronto in 2019. The conference will be taking place over 4 day period at Enercare Centre in May 20-23, 2019. Collision has grown to over 25,000 attendees in five years. Originally hosted in Las Vegas, then moved on to … Continue reading Collision Conference is Moving To Toronto in 2019

Money Raised & Companies Acquired – Canadian 2018 March Edition

March was a quieter month with fewer deals going on but there were still quite a few deals taking place. The notable deals came from Toronto ecobee raising $80m and Vancouver hootsuite raising $65m. Even an interesting concept Cryptokitties game developed in Vancouver, where you breed, raise and sell cats, got $12m in funding. Most … Continue reading Money Raised & Companies Acquired – Canadian 2018 March Edition

Toronto Is Among Fastest Growth Tech Innovation Hubs

According to KPMG recent report The Changing Landscape of Disruptive Technologies, Toronto was named a leader in the technology innovation hubs. Toronto has been in the news a lot lately due to being picked as a potential Amazon pick for HQ2 and other reports ranking Toronto highly when it comes to technology. The report stated that: … Continue reading Toronto Is Among Fastest Growth Tech Innovation Hubs

Canada Awards $950m to Develop Five Innovation Superclusters

The feds will spend almost a billion of dollars to advance five super clusters , as they call it, technology advancements across our beautiful country. They expect this move will help to grow Canada’s economy by $50 billion over the next decade and create more than “50,000 middle-class jobs.”   The #AI -Powered Supply Chains … Continue reading Canada Awards $950m to Develop Five Innovation Superclusters

Females in Tech in Canada, Time To Move Past Stereotypes

In the past few months, the conversation on women’s rights and gender parity has gained increasing importance. We are no longer paying lip-service to gender disparity, and women have become more and more vocal on the many ways that inequality affects their lives. Canadian government is trying to help with their recently launched CanCode program … Continue reading Females in Tech in Canada, Time To Move Past Stereotypes