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…
5187Founded by Benoit Julien
, who previously founded and sold Netvention Inc., Montreal-Based Proximium
lauched its web site a few months ago (in April).
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…
5248We are preparing a low-fee job board for Montreal Geek Jobs. In the meantime we will happily publish some job postings for free so if you have one you would like us to post, just send it to email@example.com.
Adam Adelman, CEO & Cofounder of Mighty Cast
, Inc. contacted us with job opportunities for the Montreal Tech Watch community.
redefines the play experience Read more…
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…
4451The year is 2020.
Somewhere in an African village a father is having a conversation with his son.
“When you were just a little boy, we didn’t have phones that check water quality.”
As incredible as it sounds, the technology is very real. The prototype was developed in just a few days by a local Montreal team during a hackathon called “Random Hacks of Kindness.” The event is about Read more…
, still in beta but already accessible to a few early users, helps bloggers reach the mobile market, by giving them a dedicated mobile version of their site, with a simple registration and a few clicks.
With the number of blogs estimated to 151 millions in Feb 2011, Appifier is attacking a big market, in a time where users' attention is shifting to Read more…
2947Conor Clarke, a young entrepreneur fresh from McGill university, and his co-founder at wavo.me
are working hard to push an alpha version of their new social multimedia reader at next week's International Startup Festival
. It's an ideal opportunity, similar to web startups who are targeting SXSW, the huge digital mecca conference where Twitter and others like localmind got their first wave of fans. Read more…
is a toolbox allowing you to generate textured 3d models on the fly and visualize them in a real environment using a marker (a letter format printed sheet of paper). See the following video lets you discover how it works:.
Today, more than 2000 users are using Augment and they have access to 1 million posters, through the Allposter API directly embedded in Read more…