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.
Dinaro Ly, Director of the MaRS FinTech cluster in Toronto, connects rising fintech companies with financial industry stalwarts. TechPORTFOLIO recently spoke to Dinaro about the potential that smart startups tap into by incorporating cross-border planning and setting their sights on the world market.
The growth numbers don’t lie: British Columbia’s tech sector is outpacing the provincial economy, employing over 90,000 people who are earning wages 75% above the provincial average. The upcoming #BCTECH Summit in March isn’t just about celebrating the strides that the tech industry has made in BC: it’s about laying out the future of this crucial industry.
The undeniable business case for startups delivering products and services that speak to the millennial consumer segment is getting stronger by the year.
The digital natives and early adopters of the millennial generation are a central focus for many startups that are attracting major interest — and major funding.
IBM SmartCamp could provide your startup with “life-changing” opportunities, according to Yoly Avalos, Founder and CEO of Bquate.
“The DMZ’s advisory council will play an important role in finding strategic and innovative approaches,” says Mohamed Lachemi, Ryerson’s vice-chancellor.
According to a report by the Silicon Valley Competitiveness and Innovation Project, for the first time since 2011, net domestic migration in Silicon Valley was negative.
Canada’s biggest gathering of startups, VCs, angels, and accelerators is happening from July 13th to 16th, and TechPORTFOLIO is going to be there.