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Halifax Startup CarbonCure Reimaginging Carbon Dioxide to Help Solve Climate Change

CarbonCure Technologies Inc., based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, licenses its technology to concrete producers to help them make greener and stronger concrete. CEO Robert Niven, a clean-tech developer, founded CarbonCure Technologies nine years ago and after several years of research and development, launched it commercially in 2012. The technology helps concrete producers to lower their … Continue reading Halifax Startup CarbonCure Reimaginging Carbon Dioxide to Help Solve Climate Change

Toronto Sensibill, mobile banking app, closes $17.3 million in funding

Sensibill raised $17.3m in funding from Operative Capital, Mistral Venture Partners, and Impression Ventures. Sensibill offers a suite of value-added services for mobile banking apps centered around the everyday receipt and enabled by machine learning. Corey Gross, Co-Founder and CEO of Sensibill said: “We knew that people wanted an intuitive and secure solution for managing their … Continue reading Toronto Sensibill, mobile banking app, closes $17.3 million in funding

Calgary Alberta mcThings is Connecting Things to the Internet since 2014

mcThings is a full stack enabler in the IoT space. The platform that mcThings has developed solves the problem of collecting and sending vast amounts of sensor data to the cloud. The platform consists of three key technologies: ultra-low power hardware, mcOS and the mcCloud. The combination of these technologies allows customers to deploy and … Continue reading Calgary Alberta mcThings is Connecting Things to the Internet since 2014

Techstars Launches Accelerator in Toronto – Sorry Montreal / Vancouver

A major U.S.-based accelerator, TechStars , for promising young technology companies is set to announce plans to launch its first Canadian chapter in Toronto, two sources with knowledge of the plans said on Wednesday. It was not clear when the Toronto program would host its first cohort. As of mid-2016, Techstars has accepted over 800 … Continue reading Techstars Launches Accelerator in Toronto – Sorry Montreal / Vancouver

15 Canadian Tech Entrepreneurs To Follow on Twitter

Recently, we showed you the top Canadian tech accounts on LinkedIn to follow if you want an inside look at the tech startup industry in Canada. Now, we’re focusing on the best and boldest tech experts that Tweet tips from across the country. Follow these legendary pioneers in business and technology and your newsfeed will … Continue reading 15 Canadian Tech Entrepreneurs To Follow on Twitter

Montreal WorkJam, workforce software, raised $12m

WorkJam, startup from Montreal, Canada with over 30 employees have raised $12m  from Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Blumberg Capital, Founder Collective, NovelTMT and WorkJam’s management team. WorkJam enables employers to improve labor cost management and sales through better communication with their workforce, enhanced employee self-service and a better customer experience through a more motivated and engaged … Continue reading Montreal WorkJam, workforce software, raised $12m

Vancouver Tantalus Labs Pioneers Responsible Cannabis Cultivation

Tantalus Labs exists to advance the frontier of cannabis through Sungrown cultivation. We are a team of scientists, designers, and engineers committed to cultivating world-class cannabis products in technical greenhouses. Who started the company? Do you / team members have tech background? Tantalus was founded by a handful of agronomists with experience in tech-driven greenhouse … Continue reading Vancouver Tantalus Labs Pioneers Responsible Cannabis Cultivation