Voices.com Move October 2016

It’s no secret that the city’s best-known business success story, Voices.com, has been experiencing accelerated rates of growth over the past three years. A result of the expansion of the team behind the largest online voice-over marketplace in the world, is the outgrowing of the company’s space at 150 Dufferin Avenue – an office they’ve…

Premier’s Highly Skilled Workforce Expert Panel Releases Final Report

The Premier’s Highly Skilled Workforce Expert Panel today released its final report, which will help Ontario develop an integrated strategy to meet the needs of our dynamic economy for today and tomorrow. Building the Workforce of Tomorrow: A Shared Responsibility makes recommendations on how the province can build on its world-class skills, education and training…

Pascal Press Launch Kickstarter Campaign

Pascal Press have officially begun their Kickstarter campaign, hoping to raise 40 thousand dollars to launch their innovative portable coffee-brewer. You can check out the campaign and donate here, where there’s a wide variety of different options to back. Update: With one week remaining in the campaign, the goal of raising $40 thousand has been completely smashed,…

Catalyst137 Unveiled as World’s Largest Hardware Technology Hub

The new Catalyst137 project announced today will provide the world’s largest workspace and innovation center for hardware technology companies and draw entrepreneurs from around the world to a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of an ecosystem already known for innovation. Ontario’s Waterloo Region boasts the densest collection of tech startups outside of Silicon Valley with…

Ontario Investing $3 Million for Biotechnology Hub in Sarnia

Ontario is partnering with Bioindustrial Innovation Canada to support a new hub in Sarnia-Lambton that is expected to create 400 high-value jobs, strengthen the province’s industrial competitiveness, and raise the profile of Ontario as a world leader in biotechnology. Ontario will invest $3 million over four years through the Business Growth Initiative to build the…

TopSpin360 Announced As Lion’s Lair Finalist

Fifteen companies have been selected as finalists for the 2016 LiON’S LAIR competition, which offers entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their idea to a panel of industry judges—the “Lions”—and solicit over $100,000 in cash and in-kind resources. Hopeful participants submitted their business plans in late April. Throughout May, each plan was evaluated during two separate…

Member Spotlight: ZTR Control Systems | June 2016

The monthly member spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about a leader at one of our member companies and showcase the work they are doing. This month, we spotlight Matthew Scott, General Manger, Railway Division with ZTR Control Systems. Learn more about ZTR Control Systems in our member directory. Name: Matthew Scott Title: General Manager, Railway…

Canadian Technology Accelerators Seeking Fall Cohort

Are you a Canadian tech company ready for the US market?  The Canadian Technology Accelerators in Silicon Valley and New York are now recruiting high potential Canadian tech companies to participate in our Fall 2016 (Aug-Dec) cohort! CTA Digital Tech is a five-month program run by the Canadian Consulate in New York that helps high-potential SME…

Studio Y Fellowship accepting applications from young leaders

Applications have opened for the MaRS Discovery District’s paid Studio Y Fellowship for the September 2016 – May 2017 cohort. The Studio Y Fellowship is a flexible and funded opportunity developing high-performing young systems leaders who will make bold economic and social impacts while fostering innovation. Housed at MaRS Discovery District, the 25 Fellows will be mentored by…

Stiris CEO Ranks 9th On Profit W100

PROFIT and Canadian Business today ranked Shantal Feltham, President and CEO of Stiris Research Inc., No. 9 on the 18th annual W100 list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs. Published today at PROFITguide.com, the W100 ranks female entrepreneurs using a proprietary formula that considers the size, growth rate and profitability of the businesses they own and…