There are two key problems that require immediate remediation in Congress, according to the coalition of companies, politicians, and nonprofits: jobs, and fairness.
Editor's Pick Give me your smart, your educated, your startup founders yearning to build companies?
A parachute-equipped flying car designed by a Florida-based company for the use of missionaries in developing countries has crashed in Canada, just feet from an elementary school about to have a sports day event.
Nap rooms are so 2000s. Massage rooms are a dime a dozen. And the in-office gym has been around since at least the 90s. So if you want to up the ante, attract the best talent, and have the most brag-worthy office in the world, you need more.
Editor's Pick "Something very interesting is happening here," Google's top Canadian employee, Steve Woods, told me. "This area has a very high proportion of startups to population. Google loves startups … and we love to hire entrepreneurial people."
Best known, perhaps, for being the headquarters of BlackBerry, Waterloo is a small suburb of Toronto with a population of 98,000 in which 500 startups were born in 2012.
The Ontario ministry of economic development has invited VentureBeat to check out the center of the universe, AKA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. And I'm the lucky guinea pig.
Guest Post Canada’s federal government moved impressively quickly to implement this new visa, which is aimed at encouraging entrepreneurs from all over the globe to call us home. Why is the U.S. falling behind?
UrtheCast is launching the world's first high-definition video platform of Earth, streamed live from the International Space Station. Today, "Earth's video camera" announced a $25 million financing agreement that will bring its vision closer to a reality.
Editor's Pick The Canadian government hopes its new 'startup visa' program will stimulate jobs creation, lure foreign entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley, and bolster its claim to be a technology hub.
After being Amazon.com's best-selling laptop for 149 days straight, Google is taking its Chromebook show on the road, both internationally and at home.
I read the announcement today that Canada has just launched a startup visa program. By doing so, they are saying to the world, “Welcome, immigrant entrepreneurs — please come start your business in Canada.”
It’s brilliant, well executed, and modeled …
360 Incentives creates a unified dashboard to create, manage, and measure incentive programs.
Online retail giant Amazon is introducing its popular Prime membership program to Canadian consumers, the company announced today.
Guest Post The nation’s app store can be likened to the state of Nevada in 1951, when nuclear weapons testing sprouted a continuous stream of mushroom clouds throughout the flatland.
Just in time for New Years Resolutions, PumpUp launches a personal trainer app for iPhone that helps users achieve their fitness goals.
Kixeye has also hired a general manager from Kabam.
With a simple software tweak, it looks like Canadian Nexus 4 users can enable nascent LTE capabilities.
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I'm in Montreal, Quebec, for FounderFuel's demo day today. Quebec is known as la belle province in Canada, and investors as well as founders are hoping to see both beautiful pitches and beautiful startups today.