National Bank invests $103 million in Flinks, takes majority stake
National Bank of Canada is investing $103 million in Flinks, a Montreal financial data company. As part of the deal, National Bank acquire..
Girls showcase their apps solving local problems at Saturday’s Technovation Demo Day
“Did you have many women mentors in technology that you could look up to while you were in high school?”
Stéphanie Jecrois answered the..
Upky Provides Insights on Crazy Real-Estate Markets
Moving season is just around the corner and if you’re having trouble finding one of those famous $500-a-month the Premier has been raving ..
SPACtacular! Sonder To Go Public
Montreal founded Sonder will be hitting the stock market in the near future. The listing will be done through a SPAC, which has become a v..
MIMS Raises $5M for Expansion into new Markets
Montreal’s My Intelligent Machines (aka MIMS) has raised a second seed round of financing in the amount of $5 million. According to Crunch..
As Element AI’s legacy debates, local AI shops say they’re left picking up the pieces
Sam Presti made a risky bet in the summer of 2018. The general manager of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder traded for star player Paul Geor..
Vancouver’s Boast.AI raises $126 million, opens Montreal office
Vancouver-based Boast.AI will hire up to 25 people and open a new Montreal office after the company raised $126 million ($100 million USD)..
Vehicle Mind says it’s ‘democratizing car ownership’ with hardware sensor, app
Think you feel helpless at the mechanic? Welcome to the club.
Spending money on my car repair is all about finding a mechanic I can tru..
Mondev sons’ AI startup scratching a real estate itch
Jordan Owen struck gold during the early days of Covid. While so many businesses met their demise at record pace, Owen’s online business e..
Fintech Cadence Adds Toronto Presence
Montreal-based Fintech Cadence, Canada’s fintech hub, has announced today that it is absorbing another Canadian fintech catalyst, Toronto’..
Local university grads create eco-friendly spin bike that generates electricity
Can working out prove to be a source of untapped energy for our homes and gyms? A pair of young university graduates in Montreal have set ..
2020 A Year in Review Like no Other
Whether you’re an investor, an entrepreneur, advisor, developer, designer, researcher, catalyst or involved in the city’s technology ecosy..
IBM & Mila Partner to Accelerate AI Development
Montreal’s position as a world leading hub for primary research in the field of artificial intelligence was reaffirmed again today as IBM ..
Investors Unite to Narrow Gender Funding Imbalance
For those of you who haven’t heard, there is a gigantic gap between the amount of VC dollars women entrepreneurs receive versus their male..
Hardbacon on Dragons’ Den: TV investors charbroil founder Julien Brault
Up in smoke. It was over in an instant for Julien Brault after the celebrity investors on CBC’s Dragons’ Den shredded his business idea an..