5824Montreal, January 7, 2014 – The start of a new year for many rhymes with resolutions and the desire to change jobs. According to a study by the Conference Board of Canada, approximately 70% of Canadians of the X and Y generations are unhappy in their current jobs and expect to change in the near future. However, the tedious process that often turns changing jobs into Read more…
is a Canadian startup that allows people to get answers to their science problems. It's sort of a meeting spot for people who are desperate enough to pay to have their questions answered and those who want to make a bit of money in exchange for their knowledge.
The founders of this project Alexandr Kuzmin, Nikolay Bukharin and Victor Prosolin, all PhD students, came up Read more…
5795After its 5th year and 60th edition celebration, Montreal NewTech
is holding its last edition of the year at new location Café République.
promises to get together the whole startup community and celebrate the community achievements.
Event organizer Heri Rakotomalala will present a recap of Montreal NewTech in 2013, summing up the different monthly events throughout the year as well as other community involvements. Read more…
5767Founded by Philippe Le Roux
who previously founded VDL2
(which later became Pheromone
), CertiMail is a Montreal based start-up helping SMBs make effective use of email in commercial activities following best practices and being compliant with the anti-spam and privacy regulations. The product to develop is an innovative cloud based certification service powered by artificial intelligence that will be used by tens of Read more…
5764Started by a local Montreal developer, arkOS
is a project to get everyone to self-host their website, email, and files.
With a Raspberry Pi, you can install and run arkOS without command line knowledge, and be your own Google Docs, Dropbox and gmail. Here's a good video explainer:
What is arkOS?
from The CitizenWeb Project
Jacob Cook, who is behind the project, Read more…
5754iWeb Technologies, a Montreal-based web hosting company, has been acquired today for $145 million by Internap Network Services Corporation
This one of the biggest acquisitions in the year of a Canadian tech company and is a testament to the success of iWeb's founders, Eric Chouinard and Martin Leclair.
Started 17 years ago at the early beginning of the Internet industry, iWeb's first success was Read more…
5745Editor's correction: the retail store is going to be open later this year, and not in 3 weeks as written previously
is one of the startups housed at Bitcoin Embassy
. It's a simple payment processor that you can embed on your website, and lets you charge viewers for content (such as media), or simply sell online. One of the current implementation was charging for Read more…
There was a discussion on Facebook, in the Montreal Startup Group, recently that outlined the fact that it's not well understood by Canadian Startups that it is still illegal in Canada to publicly announce they are fundraising. In the USA, it has recently been made legal with JOBS ACT Title II. US entrepreneurs can now take advantage of it
. It should/could change Read more…