An Ottawa startup that says its battery system allows electric cars to be recharged almost as quickly as gas vehicles can be refuelled has landed $1.2 million in federal funding.

An Ottawa resident is suing BlackBerry for more than $20 million, alleging he lost his severance entitlements after being transferred to the high-tech firm’s business partner, automaker Ford.

Company’s Managed Detection and Response Service Honored with Cybersecurity’s Gold Standard of Excellence

An Ottawa data classification firm says a new agreement with NATO’s information and communications technology division opens the door to further sales to the military alliance.

Coming off a strong holiday retail season, Shopify executives were in a cheery mood as they shared details of the company’s fourth-quarter earnings results in a call to investors and media this morning.

Kirk Dando will discuss the predictable three stages that every business goes through as they grow and the 12 warning signs that your high-growth company may be close to stalling.
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Cybersecurity company eSentire today reported strong growth across sales, client acquisition, and customer expansion.

A spacious new headquarters in Hintonburg is just one more sign of bigger and better things to come from Ottawa startup Signority in 2017, the firm’s new CEO says.

Computer scientists believe that even the strongest data encryption of present-day computers won’t stand a chance against their quantum heirs.

Investors in Ottawa-based patent licensing firm WiLAN (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) pushed the company’s shares up more than seven per cent on Thursday following a positive earnings “surprise.”

Invest Ottawa Announces New CEO

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Invest Ottawa Announces Michael Tremblay as New President and CEO Fortune 100 Business Executive to Lead Invest Ottawa’s Evolution in Collaboration with Our Community Ottawa, Ontario; January 27, 2017: Invest Ottawa, the city’s premier economic deve

An Ottawa startup has brought a new approach to public consultation in the city, using artificial intelligence tools to break down how residents feel about proposed developments.

Less than a month after communications company Avaya filed for bankruptcy protection, local competitor Mitel has begun targeting its Kanata neighbour’s clients.

BlackBerry (TSX:BB) is launching a new product this month to allow developers to add secure text, video and voice messaging into apps.

E-COMMERCE BOOTCAMP SEEKING OTTAWA BIZ APPLICANTS 3RD Season of “Main & Digital” Bootcamp Offers Big Rewards for Winning Businesses Ottawa, ON – FEBRUARY 7, 2017: Invest Ottawa is launching its third season of Main & Digital, a 4-part

Of all the milestones that come with building a startup, very few compare to the feeling that happens when you get your first paying customer. Finally, someone believes in you and is willing to pay for your solution! All that hard work feels worth i

#OttawaINC – GameStrat

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Winning in competitive sports takes more than raw skill and athletic prowess. Strategies which harness an athlete's strengths, while exploiting the weaknesses of opponents, is truly how championships are won. In the end, it simply comes down to whic

GTEC is Canada’s internationally recognized forum for excellence in innovation and government service delivery. For over two decades, it has served public sector enterprises with learning and professional development, an annual conference and exhibi

OTTAWA – November 1, 2016 – On Sunday, Canada and the European Union signed a free trade agreement aimed at boosting trade and generating growth. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will enable Ottawa companies to export to the EU

Oh boy.I can already feel the digital mob ready to pounce. But first a recap:First: A gauntlet was thrown down reminding the world that Ottawa is a tech hub.Second: A compilation of the comments, nice and not-so-nice.Finally: You can find lots of ex

OTTAWA – November 17, 2016 – Invest Ottawa is excited to announce that resident company ChangeJar will be joining the Silicon Valley accelerator 500 Startups as part of the batch 19. Every year, over 5,000 startups around the world apply for approxi

Startup Open House (SOH) is now less than a week away and, with so much to look forward to, we can't help but emphasize why YOU, a talented, job-seeking, tech-loving, individual should attend!This is the first time that SOH will "unlock" Ottawa. Sin

Twice a year, the C100 brings 20 of Canada’s most promising startups to San Francisco for “48hrs in the Valley.” The selected companies go though mentorship, pitch workshops, meetings with C-level executives and have access to the C100’s elite netwo

This past Monday, December 19, 2016, Blackberry QNX made international headlines by announcing the opening of the Blackberry QNX Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Centre (AVIC). This research facility for autonomous vehicles will not only create hundred

#OttawaInc: Signority

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Working at Invest Ottawa is cool for so many reasons. We just moved into our new offices at the Innovation Centre, which is Ottawa’s beautiful new tech hub. We get to meet a wide array of interesting entrepreneurs on a daily basis. It’s a great expe