Waterloo-based accelerator Communitech has a launched a new service to help scaling tech companies enter new markets more quickly and easily by handling the complexities and headaches of international hiring.
Rogers Communications has partnered with Waterloo accelerator Communitech to open a 5G innovation lab, opening in September and focusing on smart city, IoT and enterprise applications. – Yahoo Finance Saskatoon-based software company Vendasta Technologies Inc. has raised $40-million in venture capital, the largest ever for a Saskatchewan tech company. – The Globe and Mail Ottawa calls it the largest…
The federal government’s $52.4M investment allows hubs to offer joint programs and services to support scaleups
Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) announced more than $1 million over four years for a new Social Purpose Institute (SPI), launched by United Way of the Lower Mainland. The initiative aims to promote economic growth and social purpose in British Columbia. – Newswire The governments of Canada and Quebec are investing $8.4 million in Uniboard Canada…
Automotive R&D and innovation is growing in the Toronto-Waterloo technology corridor, despite General Motors Oshawa assembly plant closing.
Interac Corp has opened an innovation lab, called the Interac Lab, in Kitchener’s Communitech hub.
Managing different organizations with varying interests and different sizes of financial commitment will require a change in culture for the companies and institutions engaged in the Innovation Supercluster Initiative (ISI) competition. Governance and managing millions of dollars in government funds matched by industry are among the key challenges and risks ISI contenders will face, according to panelists at the recent Canadian Science Policy Conference
The government of Ontario is working with tech giant IBM to help startups accelerate their innovation by providing collaboration spaces where stakeholders can come together to support startups.
Wavefront and Communitech have entered a collaborative agreement that will open Wavefront services and programs to Communitech partner companies with financial support from the Industrial Research Assistance Program. The two organizations are both hubs on the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) and are bonded by their complementary mandates to accelerate the growth of wireless technology…