Dating app maker Bumble revealed more of its plans to strengthen its social networking features during last week’s Q2 earnings, which saw the company’s shares slump over its lowered finan
Gorgias' technology brings all of the channels that shoppers use to contact online stores into one feed for each company.
Hey Siri, when does a “macroeconomic downturn” become a “recession”? It’s another bleak week for startups weathering dismal tech stocks and even worse cryptocurrency pric
Canadian fintech giant Wealthsimple, which was valued at $4 billion as of last year, is laying off 159 people — or about 13% of its staff. The Toronto-based company has been a leader in the realm of
As Snapchat’s app continues to grow, the company is turning to the open source community to help further improve its technology infrastructure. This morning, Snap announced it’s acquiring
Latency is critical for a lot of workloads, yet the large cloud providers typically build their major data centers where the electricity is cheap and the local tax incentives high. In recent years, th
Employing a dark store model is “virtually non-existent in Canada,” according to the company.
Like what Square did for payments, Shabodi aims to demystify 5G by providing APIs so developers can build Industry 4.0 applications without unexpected costs, complexity and domain disparity.
The Toronto Transit Commission has confirmed that the personal information of tens of thousands of employees may have been compromised as a result of a ransomware attack on its systems last month. T
Bridgit, a “workforce intelligence” technology company that is focused on the construction industry, announced today that it has raised CAD$24 million, or about US$19.4 million, in Series B fundin
In March, two Nigerian startups, Treepz (formerly Plentywaka) and TalentQL got into the Techstars Toronto accelerator program alongside eight other companies. The program, held virtually, provided th
Freight transportation-focused Rose Rocket recently raised a $25 million round. The Toronto-based startup calls the round a Series A, with Addition Capital and Shine Capital leading the deal. Per vent
AutoLeap is bringing the auto repair shop into the 21st century by digitizing their workflow and reducing the manual double-entry shop owners are used to doing.
Apple is bringing its 3D maps to more cities within the Apple Maps app, including London, LA, New York and San Francisco. The experience, launching with iOS 15, follows several years of investment in
Scotts Miracle-Gro knows how to make plants grow, and now the company is looking to cannabis companies to grow its balance sheet. The company today announced an investment entity specifically for cann
FreshBooks, a Toronto-based cloud accounting software company focused on SMBs, announced today it has secured $80.75 million in a Series E round of funding, as well as $50 million in debt financing. E
Canadian early-stage venture firm Golden Ventures has raised its fourth fund, a $100 million pool of capital that it will use to invest in between 20 to 25 companies, as well as a $20 million “O
Canadian leaders remain concerned about the inbound flow of talent to key sectors like advanced manufacturing, clean tech and biotech. They’re doing all they can to chip away at American advantages.
White Star Capital, better known as a VC firm which, in its time, has backed the likes of Digg, LaunchRock, Meero, Summly, and Tier, among others, is moving into the hot world of crypto and blockchain
The three co-founders of The GIST are all themselves sports fans, but realized in 2018 that sports media in general left a lot to be desired when it comes to catering to audiences outside of the male-