4701[View the story "Looking to startup? Be a technical or business cofounder" on Storify
]Looking to startup? Be a technical or business cofounderIt's no surprise that technical talent (programmers, engineers, CTOs) are highly sought after. Many startups are looking to either build a first prototype, get a cofounder to be able to apply to an accelerator, or get their company to the next level. Storified Read more…
4675The first hardware hacking space was foulab
in Montreal, started a couple of years ago. Supported and run by its members, it allows anyone who likes to play with electronics, use heavy machinery, order or find exotic parts, and generally talk with similarly-minded hackers. Recently, foulab got also their own 3D printers.
Since then, more events and organizations started developing: robotics hackathon recently, with about Read more…
4560RHOK Montreal is hoping to bring new innovation to the old unexploded ammunition problem by teaming up with game developer Ahmed Mansour (@OLPCMorocco
Random Hacks of Kindness
is all about developing high-tech solutions that help solve real life problems, especially in developing countries.
IAU reports that in Iraq alone between 48,000 and 68,000 people have undergone amputations due to Unexploded Ordonances (UXO) and landmines. In regions Read more…
4396This weekend, the new organization HackingHealth.ca
(@hackinghealthca) is enabling tech innovation in Montreal and in Canada by inviting doctors and health specialists to pitch ideas to programmers and techies. The goal is to bring much-needed innovation in healthcare, and in a way, launch new health startups.
The hackathon was planned at the Sauvé House in the beginning, but Read more…
4343A new Modasuite
venture, Frank & Oak
has just launched this week a new service to deliver affordable and high-quality clothes to its customers.
What's interesting from other known made to measure sites like Modasuite or Indochino is the approach: it's presented like a SaaS service, a commodity where guests select the "level of service" they would like, and then customers don't have to worry Read more…
4272[caption id="attachment_4312" align="alignleft" width="660" caption="Big smiles all around"]
[caption id="attachment_4313" align="alignleft" width="660" caption="I'm guessing these are mobile developers :)"]
[caption id="attachment_4314" align="alignleft" width="660" caption="Startup talent attendees"]
[caption id="attachment_4315" align="alignleft" width="660" caption="Wajam"]
[caption id="attachment_4316" align="alignleft" width="660" caption="Thiago of Team up showing a live demo of a Physics engine"]
[caption id="attachment_4317" align="alignleft" width="660" caption="One of the first Founderfuel Read more…
Montreal fans of robotics are in for a treat this March. The “Cloud Robotics Hackathon” is in town. From March 2nd through to March 4th Maison Notman House
will host a unique Robotics event made for anyone who’s interested in hacking Robots to make them perform neat things.
There are 2 sponsors of the event. “Robotshop
”, an online Robot retailer, which will Read more…