Technology

Why the Low Loonie Could Be Good News for Canadian Startups

The declining dollar makes new tech companies more attractive to American venture capital firms

How to Find Out Who Your Customers Really Are

Trulioo's Stephen Ufford. Photo: Hubert Kang

Next Big Thing 2016: Trulioo uses consumers' online footprints to help financial institutions gauge risk

How to Stay Ahead of the Market

Payfirma CEO Michael Gokturk (at left) and CCO Sunan Springs (at right). Photo: Hubert Kang

Next Big Thing 2016: "There's always a new channel to monetize," says Payfirma's Michael Gokturk

Meet the Startup Disrupting the Debt Industry

Borrowell CEO Andrew Graham (at right), COO Eva Wong (at left), and CTO Salim Naran. Photo: Nikki Ormerod

Next Big Thing 2016: “There’s a real hunger among consumers for different and better lending options,” says Borrowell's Andrew Graham

The Next Frontier for Technology Startups

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Next Big Thing 2016: For too long, software has dominated Silicon Valley. But industrial- and infrastructure-focused ventures are on the rise

The Massive Opportunity of Medical Technology

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Next Big Thing 2016: The glacial pace of approvals for health products remains a hurdle for life sciences firms, but massive and growing markets beckon anyway

How to Prepare Your Office for Rapid Growth

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An extensive renovation of a former rubber factory in Kitchener sets Google up for another round of Canadian expansion

Alberta Expands Support for High-Tech SMEs

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The provincial government is set to double both funding and the number of advisors for businesses in the technology sector

Why B.C. is Betting Big on Technology

Premier Christy Clark delivered a keynote speech at the #BCTECH Summit in Vancouver on Monday, January 18. Photo: Government of British Columbia/Facebook

The #BCTECH Summit reflects the provincial government's focus on building a knowledge-based, innovative economy

Should You Use PR to Market Your Startup?

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Hiring someone to talk up your company and get your name in the papers isn't cheap. Why it may be worth the expense

The Uber Model Comes to Snow Removal

Sean Griffith from Moncton, N.B., has created an app that lets customers order one-time snow clearing services of their driveways via their smart phone. Photo: Marc Grandmaison/CP

An Atlantic Canadian entrepreneur aims to make winter weather a little easier to handle via the on-demand economy

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