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Komodo OpenLab on What It Takes to Get from A to B

This post was written by Lawrence Kwok of Komodo OpenLab and was originally posted on Komodo’s blog.  Jorge Silva, Komodo OpenLab co-founder and technical lead, approached me to assist in the design of the new enclosure for the Tecla. Having […]


The Amount of Money Startups Can Waste on Bad Hires

This post was originally published by Randy Frisch on A couple of weeks ago I was sitting with our Director of Finance to review year-end T4 tax paperwork for our team (similar to a W-2 for my American friends […]


5 Ways You Can Increase Mobile Marketing Conversion Rates

This article was originally published on Mobile technology has fundamentally changed the way we consume content. Mobile content has helped us integrate media consumption into every aspect of our lives, creating a constant stream of the stories, photos, and […]


2013 Canadian Startup Awards Nominee Bridgit Appifies Constructive Criticism

This post was originally written by Ryan Henson Creighton for Techvibes Bridgit is a 2013 Canadian Startup Awards nominee in the Accelerator Graduate of the Year category. The company’s app is a laser-focused technological solution for an otherwise tech-averse industry. As the […]

Karl Martin, CEO of Bionym. Photo by Tyler Anderson for the National Post.

Seven Canadian startups to watch in 2014

This article was written by Matthew Braga for the Financial Post Early last year, FP Startups looked at seven entrepreneurs to watch in 2013 – founders, executives and interesting people doing interesting things across Canada, in everything from wearable technology to […]


13 Lessons From 3 Years on the App Store

This post was written by Robleh Jama — founder of Tiny Hearts, an award-winning app studio based at the DMZ — and originally posted on the Tiny Hearts blog.  Well, technically, it all started December four years ago, when I […]


Pitching to investors? Follow this advice

This article was written by Chris Griffiths for the Globe and Mail  Last week I heard investment pitches from 32 companies. I can only remember two of them, and wouldn’t invest in any of them. The problem wasn’t with their […]


Holiday Tech Gifts For Nerds, Tech Newbies, and Everyone In Between

This article was originally posted on It’s tough finding the right gift for all the different and quirky personalities in your life. Here are some holiday tech gifts for nerdy friends, type-A personality siblings, tech-wary parents and more. Kobo […]


Medicine’s Answer to Instagram, Figure 1, Raises $2 Million

This article was written by Lora Kolodny for the Wall Street Journal blog Venture Capital Dispatch A Toronto startup called Figure 1 Inc. raised 2 million Canadian dollars in seed funding to scale a new, photo-sharing app built especially for the needs […]


Job Hunting in the Selfie Era

This article was originally written by Ivor Tossell for The Globe and Mail After a year of talking to big recruiters, Emilie Cushman knows what they’re up against. “You’re recruiting thousands of students, or at least getting spammed with thousands of […]