2021 Global Startup Ecosystem Report: How did Montreal stack up?
Startup Genome and the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) released its 2021 Global Startup Ecosystem Report on Wednesday and Montreal c..
New Canadian unicorn Blockstream raises $265 million
Montreal and Victoria-founded Blockstream is raising $265 million (US $210 million) in series B money. Blockstream says it is now valued a..
Data centre network aid Kaloom ups series A funding to $39 million
Montreal-based Kaloom is adding more money to its stockpile through the addition of Alternative Capital Group as its majority shareholder…
Montreal’s CHUM hospital turns to AI to learn about COVID
Montreal’s CHUM Hosputal (Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal) will partner with AI startup My Intelligent Machines (MIMs) to f..
Google shutters Stadia game studio in Montreal
Google is calling it quits on its Stadia video game studios in both Montreal and Los Angeles.
In a blog post, Google’s Phil Harrison sa..
Quebec City’s AddEnergie gets $53 million for electric vehicle charging stations
Quebec City’s AddEnergie Technologies is closing a series C round of funding worth $53 million.
The money will go towards expanding its..
Sollum Technologies gets another $3.15 million, this time from Technoclimat program
Investment organizations are continuing to jump on the Sollum Technologies train.
On Tuesday the company welcomed $3.15 million from th..
Lufa Farms builds ‘world’s biggest rooftop greenhouse’ in Ville Saint-Laurent
“A field can be the least efficient place to grow food,” Mike Zelkind told the Globe and Mail. “An indoor farm can produce more than 300 t..
Could Algolux’s Atlas prove helpful in preventing Tesla autopilot crashes?
Tesla’s Autopilot once again failed to detect an object – this time driving straight into an overturned truck in Taiwan. For Montreal tech..
Sollum’s smart LED lighting solution for greenhouse growers gets $5 million investment
Montreal tech company Sollum has found itself in a strong position going forward. With a new $5 million investment it will look to acceler..
GroceryHero connects grocery shoppers with crucial (and hungry) medical workers
Five friends have created a handy app that connects front line medical workers with a volunteer grocery shopper in their neighbourhood. Al..
Fasken publishes centralized COVID-19 information centre
The folks at Fasken, one of the largest business law firms in Canada, are actively publishing a handy, centralized Coronavirus information..
Startupfest will award pitch prizes virtually this year
Startupfest is making an expected $1 million in prizes and investments available to startups despite having no physical event this summer…
Metro to build $420 million high-tech distribution centre in Terrebonne
Ontario and Quebec grocery chain Metro Inc. is investing $420 million towards the construction of a new distribution centre outside of Mon..
Concordia’s D3 will now offer soft landing in NYC for startups
Concordia University’s District 3 Innovation Centre is offering a soft landing program in New York City for its associated startups. Accor..