Crowdfunding call : An Exciting New Game that Helps Improve Arithmetic

Sweet Math 5667Inspired by some of the most popular games online like Candy Crush Saga and Bejeweled, Sweet Math is an exciting new educational game for adults and children who want to have fun while improving their arithmetic skills! It is developed by Montreal-Based Erudite Science. You can support Sweet Math on Kickstart here. Sweet Math is fun,   Read more…

Snoobe wants you to pay less for your mobile plans

Snoobe wants you to pay less for your mobile plans 5701Disclaimer: I've known Thierry Marechal, co-founder of Snoobe, since Startup Weekend 2012, and also have worked on Snoobe The dire state of the mobile industry in North America In Europe, Free Mobile offers a contract-free, unlimited calls (even to international) as well as unlimited texts and 3GB of data, all of 19.99 euros. Here, that only gets you  100mn of talk, no data and you have to sign   Read more…


Proximium helps brick and mortar B2C get in touch with customers

Proximium 5187Founded by Benoit Julien, who previously founded and sold Netvention Inc., Montreal-Based Proximium lauched its web site a few months ago (in April). The Proximium ideal came to Benoit in early 2012 after realizing that most small medium size brick and motar B2C businesses had very limited means to get in touch with the clients and prospects once they leave their venue.   Read more…


Move over: The OMSignal shirt knows when you’re happy or stressed

Move over: The OMSignal shirt knows when you’re happy or stressed 5218For the past few years, we've seen products such as Jawbone's UP, Nike's Fuel, or the Misfit Wearables. They all come in different shapes and colors and promise to record your physical activity thanks to various accelerators and sensors. All in all, they are great devices if you want to show how committed you are to exercise, or if you are making any progress in your weight-loss effort. Montreal's   Read more…


Executions Labs : a bold video games incubator for Montréal

Executions Labs : a bold video games incubator for Montréal 4935Photo Credit : Heri We can see above Alexandre Pelletier-Normand and Jason Della Rocca at a recent Maison Notman event. Once known as a prolific community instigator, event organizer and IGDA director, Jason Della Rocca and his partners has announced a new video games incubator/accelerator, named Execution Labs. Here's an insightful interview: Can you present yourself, and your team? What's your most favourite game? Jason: The Execution   Read more…

Montreal startup Decode launches ambitious app-centred project for social change in India

Montreal startup Decode launches ambitious app-centred project for social change in India 4915How do you go about changing a seemingly endless cycle of obstructed access to education in a developing country? And how do you do it via a mobile app? That’s what Montreal startup Decode Global is trying to do. Decode Global is a Canadian incubator of mobile apps for social change, and the goliath problem they’re addressing is how to keep girls in India from dropping out   Read more…

Cinemagr.am makes it easy to produce cinemagraphs on the iPhone

Cinemagr.am makes it easy to produce cinemagraphs on the iPhone 4261As the iPhone's feature set develops, with a more capable lens, and also better processing power, we see more tools available to the general public, playing with creative tools that were once only known by artists and professionals. The cinemagraph technique for instance was known only by a a few last year, with the most striking work by Jamie Beck. See here examples of her   Read more…


MARGE platform tracks mobile gaming engagement

MARGE platform tracks mobile gaming engagement 4084In addition to the augmented reality technology developed for Chromian Wars, Montreal startup Miralupa has developed a key technology to track mobile game engagement, a component in their MARGE platform. Serge Landry, co-founder of Miralupa, shared with me the stats they got after they just released a new version for Chromia Wars: - 1760 games played in the last 5 days - 69% of new gamers vs 31%   Read more…


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