Tag: Canadian Innovation

Entrepreneurial Feminism: Where Entrepreneurship Intersects Feminist Thinking

By Yasmin Ranade
Shining a spotlight on the power of women entrepreneurship and how gender can influence entrepreneurial decision-making are co-authors of Feminine Capital, Barbara Orser and Catherine Elliott. Within their book, Orser and Elliott draw on four decades of research to posit how women are leveraging their skills and sensibilities as women to change our social and economic landscape, one business venture at a time.

Review of Dyson’s 360 Eye robotic vacuum

For the most part, the app and Dyson Eye 360 Robotic vacuum do feel like the future. Being able to clean your home with a press of a button regardless of where you are is straight out of the Jetsons.

New advancements in consumer Financial Technology

Mobile payments are the most dramatic example of how technology is leapfrogging older forms of banking instruments and proves that new thinking in various financial solutions can benefit everyone involved without too much of a transitional headache.

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Tech Start-ups Supported by Cloud Tech

by Lee Rickwood
A new virtual destination has launched from Canada to help entrepreneurs and tech start-ups no matter where they’re based: locally, nationally or internationally.

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Sports Fans, Gadget Freaks Gear up for Virtual Reality

by Lee Rickwood
The International Olympic Committee, its Olympic Broadcast Services (OBS) production arm, and the rightsholder here in Canada, CBC/Radio Canada, plan to deliver up to 100 hours of Olympic coverage as live virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree video streams.

Where Does the Money Come From? Funding options for Entrepreneurs

By Yasmin Ranade
They have ideas. They have passion. They have business plans. They have an extraordinary work ethic. They are featured characters in popular Hollywood movies like Jennifer Lawrence’s role in Joy. But, where does the startup money come from?