Flytographer Raises Seed Round

February 27, 2015

Flytographer, a photography service that connects vacationers with local photographers, has raised a $650K seed round from a number of investors. The Victoria-based startup said the funds will be used to grow […]

Lifetime Capital Gains Exemption Increase

February 27, 2015

In 2013, the Canadian government announced that the lifetime capital gains exemption (“LCGE”) available to resident Canadian individuals would increase to $800,000 for the 2014 year, and the amount would […]

MediaCore Raises $4.5 Million Series A

February 23, 2015

MediaCore has raised a $4.5 million Series A round from Vanedge Venture Partners. The Victoria-based startup says it will use the funding to fuel growth of its video education platform, which serves more than 100 […]

Harper Government Announces Significant Investments in Clean Technologies

February 23, 2015

Last week, the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, along with Jane Pagel, Acting CEO of Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), announced seven clean technology projects in Ontario […]

Coming to Ottawa – The Brad Feld and Sean Wise’s Book Tour

February 18, 2015

On March 25, serial entrepreneur and investor, Brad Feld, and bestselling business author, Sean Wise, are stopping by Algonquin College as part of their Book & Pitch Tour. The two […]

Gymtrack Raises $2.5 Million

February 9, 2015

Today, Ottawa-based Gymtrack announced a $2.5 million seed round, lead by Real Ventures and White Star Capital, with additional investment by BDC and 500 startups. Gymtrack provides devices and software to […]

2014 Canadian Startup Award Winners Announced

January 29, 2015

Four years ago, Techvibes created the Canadian Startup Awards to recognize Canada’s talented entrepreneurs and innovative companies. With over 3,500 nominations and 40,000 votes cast across six categories, the awards […]

Surrey Named One of Top 7 Intelligent Communities Worldwide

January 26, 2015

Last week, the Intelligent Community Forum think tank announced the “Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2015.” Representing Canada, Surrey, BC was selected as a first-time recipient. The Top7 list includes cities and […]

New Communitech-DMZ-OneEleven Partnership

January 23, 2015

Earlier this week, Communitech, the Digital Media Zone (DMZ) and OMERS Ventures’ OneEleven announced a reciprocal agreement that provides member companies access to one other’s facilities and services. The announcement will continue to […]

Vidyard Raises $18 Million Round

January 14, 2015

Vidyard announced today it has raised $18 million in Series B funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from existing investors iNovia Capital, OMERS Ventures, Salesforce Ventures and SoftTech […]

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