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A recently-issued report ranked Toronto as the fourth world hub in the fintech realm (companies using information and communication technologies to create and/or provide financial services in a more efficient and less expensive way). The study...
Last year, we looked at some of the main reasons why Chile is especially ideal for launching a tech venture—this year, we follow 10 of the country’s best and brightest startups you need to be aware of this year and beyond...
From Taxi hailing apps to cloud-based backoffice systems for small/medium businesses, the following are 11 of the top tech startups from Ecuador you need to know about in 2017 and beyond.  Despite ongoing economic challenges, Ecuador’s...
Its motto “Out of Many, One People” reflects the diversity of the Jamaican people, a mix of different races, cultures and religions, and the wide variety of startups that call this region home also represent this eclectic heritage. Here...
The five largest Canadian banks call Toronto home, as does the Toronto Stock Exchange. Big business and bigger money mean startups have funding opportunities here they may not have anywhere else. Startups need great ideas, of course, but they need...
We are a country that holds in high esteem those brave entrepreneurs who strike out on their own. In many ways we watch these tough, self-made powerhouses with a mix of envy and admiration, basking in the tantalizing prospect of setting your own...
Not so long ago, Canadian tech entrepreneurs had a long list of grievances: a dearth of early and late-stage funding, long visa wait times for foreign hires, local corporations that wouldn’t buy their products, the best and...
In misguided attempts to fulfill a populist agenda, big decisions were made in both the UK and US that have had a huge impact on the globe socially. Change has indeed taken place, completely transforming global migration and trade, but the closing...
For Canadian entrepreneur Ami Shah finding a space in New York City to call home while she networked with local business leaders and pounded the pavement in town was never really an option. Sky-high office fees, a weak loonie and the city’s...
Cybersecurity is one of the most sophisticated and evolving threats to emerge in the 21st century and Toronto has arisen as an important voice in the conversation of how to overcome these challenges – how to shore up our defenses; how to...
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