When you think of major markets for Canadian tech innovation, Atlantic Canada does not often top the list. But Fredericton saw an increase of venture capital deals and dollars last year, culminating in the city nailing a spot as one of Canada’s top five tech markets in PwC’s MoneyTree report for Q3 2018. It was the first time New Brunswick’s capital city had made it onto the list since CB Insights began collecting MoneyTree data in 2012.
In the era of the #MeToo and Times Up movement, New Brunswick’s Mesh Diversity is helping businesses create an inclusive and diverse culture in their workforce. Megan Yamoah has the latest.
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January 28 is Data Privacy Day – yes, almost as fascinating to some as International Watching Paint Dry Day but, with data and identity theft or loss being a high risk for all organizations and all people, it pays to be mindful about how you handle and manage information.
Their employees don’t wear jackets that sport company logos. They don’t ship products in trucks or containers that bear the company name or have signs on buildings named after them. They work in relative obscurity but have a large impact nonetheless. They’re the province’s IT companies that employ more than 4,500 people provincewide.
From October 17th-19th at Startup Canada Day on the Hill, nearly 2,000 entrepreneurs,innovators, Industry Leaders, Startup Canada Community Leaders, and government decision-makers convened in Ottawa to apply an entrepreneurial lens to policy and raise the bar for Canada as a globally competitive innovation nation.
The University of Miami Counseling Center announced Oct. 26 that they will be offering a new online service for students 一 WellTrack, an interactive self-help and therapy app that will allow students to receive counseling on the go.
When William Zhou founded his startup, Chalk, in 2012, he made a classic founder’s mistake. “I decided, ‘let’s build some product,’ because that’s all I knew,” he says.