VC investment in sector-shifting EdTech innovations, like interactive classroom apps and web-based assessment tools, is mounting. Toronto-based startup Top Hat, under the leadership of CEO Mike Silagadze, is the latest to benefit.
Not satisfied with establishing market dominance in just one area, forward-looking companies like Airbnb and Uber continue to explore new arenas of profit. Leveraging success into adjacent markets isn’t about making a complete pivot: it’s about applying your enterprise’s core competencies in a new way.
Despite recent growing pains, GitHub remains a leader in the software category thanks to its dedication to its base clientele: coders. How did GitHub manage to find the balance between rapid growth and long-term planning?
Foreign innovation drives startup economies, and in the US alone, 51% of billion-dollar startups were founded by immigrants.
Cities across the world have taken notice: encouraging the free movement of information and talent is crucial to tech sector success. That’s why Singapore, a longtime advocate of attracting foreign talent, has seen major growth as a startup hub. As Industry Leaders Magazine reports, this city-island-nation has the potential to become the next Silicon Valley.
The recent American limits to the refugee program and entry limits for citizens of certain countries is hitting home for citizens of a community without national borders: the tech industry.
With great success comes great challenges, and GitHub has learned that lesson during the company’s explosive growth. TechPORTFOLIO talked to GitHub Project Manager Daniel Hwang about tackling growth challenges with strategy, long-range thinking, partnerships, and product “superfans.”
GitHub Inc., the web-based repository hosting service designed for developers to store, share, and collaborate on their work, has grown rapidly—and that comes with bottom-line costs. Most recently, as Bloomberg reports, GitHub took a $66 million hit in the first nine months of 2016.
Artificial intelligence innovators will be getting a major boost from some of Canada’s largest companies, with a $5 million fund announced today. NextAI is a crucial tool in combating the brain-drain loss of entrepreneurs and talented students to other countries.
Bringing the different sides of the tech enterprise conversation into dialogue at one innovation-and-growth focused conference was what the brains behind the successful Startupfest were committed to do: and ResolveTO is where that conversation comes alive.
Entrepreneurs are on alert: This spring, the 2017 Fundica Roadshow is touring Canadian cities. The top prize? A $1,000,000 investment award provided by First Stone Venture Partners.