SemaThera scores $2.6 million and a licensing deal for China and Japan
SemaThera, a Montreal-based biotechnology startup, announced it has raised $2.6 million to prepare the company’s lead drug, ST-102, for cl..
Tonight’s AI-themed afterhours at Musée McCord kicks off this year’s Digital Spring
“The robots just arrived, actually,” Muriel Devémy tells me midway through our phone call, as apology for asking me to wait on hold for on..
OSMO names Téo Taxi’s Patrick Gagné the new CEO-in-Residence
OSMO announced today that Patrick Gagné—most recently the General Manager of Téo Taxi—has joined the team as the new CEO-in-Residence.
BDC to finance $325,000 in loans supporting entrepreneurs with mental health and addiction challenges.
BDC announced today it will finance $325,000 towards Rise Asset Development loans aimed at supporting entrepreneurs with mental heal..
Ml+ joins with MicroHabitat for the second event in its annual competition series
Montreal-based AI and machine learning startup ml+ (machine learning +) has launched its first annual competition series, and the second m..
Desjardins is taking over the tower at the Olympic Stadium: here’s a sneak peak
The Montreal Tower—the 165 metre tall, 45-degree angled, 12 story pinnacle of the Olympic Stadium—is the tallest inclined tower in the wor..
Silicon Valley Bank expands to Canada, taps Barbara Dirks to lead expansion and team
Santa Clara-based technology debt financing firm Silicon Valley Bank has announced its expansion to Canada after securing a federal order ..
Hamilton’s RAMcare selects IIT’s Reacts program to virtually care for marginalized patients
Awareness of virtual healthcare options and HealthTech applications continues to grow across Canada, and many of those solutions continue ..
Ecofuel Accelerator announces its Spring 2018 cohort, the seventh for the program
The Ecofuel Accelerator has announced the five companies selected for its Spring 2018 cohort: AecopaQ, GiGrow, POTLOC, Senswear and Survey..
Founder Institute Montreal and OVH Digital Launch Pad announce public Demo Day and $5,000 prize
The Montreal Founder Institute, the local chapter of the launch-stage accelerator program founded in Palo Alto in 2009, has partnered with..
Canadians Abroad: Dany El Eid is moving back to Montreal to set up Pixelbug’s HQ
Dany El Eid, the founder and CEO of Pixelbug Technologies Inc.—a pioneering AR company that has worked with such multinationals as P&G, Ne..
Montreal Women Techmakers event returns for third edition more accessible than ever
This Saturday is the third edition of the all-day Women Techmakers event, a one day conference at the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS..
SME fintech lender Thinking Capital acquired by Purpose Financial
Leading fintech lender Thinking Capital has been acquired by Purpose Financial LP, the parent company to Purpose Investments, Purpose Advi..
Real Ventures teams up with Techstars to launch AI accelerator in Montreal
In a blog post published this morning Real Ventures announced the launch of a Techstars Montreal AI Accelerator.
With artificial intell..
#PressForProgress: Women of Notman
Yesterday, in celebration of International Women’s Day, Notman House highlighted some of the wonderful women working from the Montreal tec..