TouchBistro One of Many Stars That Shined at Canadian Fintech Summit

Leaders in financial tech gathered at MaRS Discovery District for the Canadian Fintech Summit 2016 this Monday. The summit saw over 300 attendants and 28 speakers, including Bhavin Shah, the Chief Technology Officer of TouchBistro, a food and drink FinTech app based out of Toronto and New York City. The app offers a POS solution … Continued

Twitter Turns 10: Celebrating Canadians Doing Great Things with Tweets

Twitter celebrates its 10th birthday today, and the social media platform that we’ve all grown to love—well, some of us—has come a long way since its launch in 2006. Twitter has become a daily ritual for millions of users, spanning everywhere from tweeting selfies and food pictures, to playing a pivotal role in revolutions like … Continued

Intelex a Finalist for Employer of the Year at Canadian Startup Awards

White boards everywhere. Constant stand-up meetings. Everything from a reading club to a Ping-Pong club. It sounds like a university campus, but it’s actually office life at Intelex. It’s no wonder Intelex is a finalist for Employer of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Startup Awards. Founded in 1992 by Dr. Andrew Jaine and Ted … Continued

Technology, Art Merge at InterAccess

While some see visual art and high tech as two separate entities, they fuse together to make unforgettable art at InterAccess. Artists Nina Beveridge, Bill Perry, Paul Petro, and Geoffrey Shea, who worked with the Telidon to create technological art, founded the space in 1983. “The Telidon was an alpha-numeric videotex protocol able to send … Continued

Five Startup Lessons From Those Who Have Done It

TechTO’s December event was not only full to the brim with attendants, but chock-full of great lessons from successful entrepreneurs. Here are five lessons from the five speakers at the event: 1. Casper Wong from Financeit: “Figure out the why.” Wong encourages people looking to start new businesses to truly tap into why their business … Continued

Tech Panel Tackles Poverty with Hackathon

While innovations in tech can aid in small day-to-day conveniences and social media tools, it can also help change the world. At the Poverty Fighting Tech Panel, hosted by and organized by Developers Without Borders on Nov. 24, the importance of tech taking on social responsibilities was discussed. The event featured four panelists: Tariq … Continued

Second Annual Startupong Event Brings Tech Community Together Through Ping Pong

Networking, beer, popcorn, and occasionally being the target of a rogue ping pong ball. That’s the experience at Startupong. Tuesday, Oct. 13 was Startupong’s second annual event, which promises to bring the Toronto tech community together in true startup fashion: through ping pong. Though all the beer and white ping pong balls, may make you … Continued

Startup Wisdom from Five Entrepreneurial Experts

TechToronto just had its October meetup. Check out this fresh batch of wisdom for startups from this months five TechToronto speakers. John Coombs from Rover: There are a lot of advantages to being a startup. For most up and comers, they may not see this clearly. After all, being new and competing against already successful … Continued

Startup Wisdom from Five Experts at TechToronto Meetup

Most people in Toronto’s tech scene are familiar with TechToronto’s monthly meet up—and if you’re not, you should be. Monday, September 19 marked TechToronto’s meet up. The event gives an opportunity for both successful professionals and emerging new talent to network, and, most importantly, learn from the masters. This month’s meet up had speakers from … Continued