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. Originally published in Engineering Dimensions, September / October 2016 Reprinted with permission. By Tapan Das, PhD, P.Eng. . Innovation and entrepreneurship are tightly linked to each other. Entrepreneurship is characterized by innovation and r

  .           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 19th, 2017   . Kayla Hunt Iversoft Solutions 613-421-3498 kayla@iversoft.ca   Job Opportunity On The Rise As Mobile Agency Acquires Indy Gaming Studio Ottawa, ON – October 5th, 2016: Local

The Ontario Brain Institute has just opened a call for applicants for the 2017 “ONtrepreneurs” program (Ontario Neurotech Entrepreneurs).  The program supports early-stage entrepreneurs to develop a technology and build a startup related to brain-he

Spotlight on Local Startups: RVezy

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. When you are regularly touring the startups scene in Ottawa, like I do, you get to meet some of the coolest Founders and learn about their companies! Most recently I caught up with Michael McNaught, the CEO and Founder of RVezy.com and learned a l

. PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION . Ottawa Business Owner Pitches his Amazeballs on CBC’s Dragons’ Den March 7, 2016 ­ Ottawa, ON ­​Ottawa business owner Dan Fallak will make his first appearance on CBC’s Dragons’ Den on March 16th to disco

. PRESS RELEASE . The Cauldron Kitchen Inc. is hosting an open house . The Cauldron Kitchen is a new business concept in the Ottawa hospitality industry. The Cauldron Kitchen’s focus is sharing (for a fee) their commercial kitchen to businesses requ

   As “Startup Ottawa” we usually work with businesses that were started in Ottawa, but sometimes we are contacted by startups that want to come to Ottawa, as is the case with Mealshare. We were so impressed with the Mealshare conce

. Looking for: Female Business owners who were not born in Canada . The Centre for Research and Education on Women and Work (CREWW) at Sprott School of Business, Carleton University is seeking research participants for a study on immigrants’ entrepr

Spotlight on Local Startups: Slenke

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Last Sunday morning I had the pleasure of meeting up with Hamza Warraich at Kettleman’s Bagels and over delicious coffee and BLTs, he told me his story as Founder & CEO of one of Ottawa’s hidden gem startups; Slenke Inc. By hidden ge

The new year is right around the corner, and the first networking event of the new year is happening on January 6th from 6pm – 10pm at the Lansdowne Park Horticulture Building.   Hosted by eSAX (The Entrepreneur Social Advantage Experienc

This was originally published on August 10, 2015 on builtinottawa.ca  . Toby Maurice and Frank Bouchard developed Wipebook in 2013 for an MBA class at the University of Ottawa. . The other students in the class came up with concepts for 3D printing,

Originally published on August 3rd, 2015 on builtinottawa.ca  . Brad Campeau is the kind of guy you’d like to grab a beer with. . In his line of work, that can be easily arranged. Campeau runs Brew Donkey, a business that delivers craft beer and run

. OTTAWA, CANADA ­ October 7th, 2015 ­​H​ealthWave, ​a health tech company that has developed an award­-winning technology platform that revolutionizes the process by which licensed health practitioners recommend and dispense natural health products

Originally published on July 22, 2015 on builtinottawa.ca    . Eric Koch and Will Porter are on a quest to make lunch fun again. . “Lunch needs a revamp. People throw it away after school and stop eating it,” Porter said. . He and Koch created

Originally published July 19th, 2015 on builtinottawa.ca  . Graeme Barlow received a cease and desist letter from a major gaming company before he could vote. . It started when he created his first company at the age of 10. Snow Currencies started b

It’s hard to recall a Canadian startup that has had as much advance buzz as Pagecloud. The Ottawa software firm is barely a year old and about a month away from launching its first product, yet it has already raised $6-million in seed financing from

As part of our StartUp Ottawa reboot theme “Promote, Provide, Connect”, we are upgrading your company listing to include more content, images, videos, links, and integrating all of your social media channels.   This is a tremendous

Spotlight on Local Startups: InitLive

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InitLive, is a Kanata based, Event Management Technology Start-up, one of the Wesley Clover funded firms. I had a chance to talk to Debbie Pinard, their CEO. . Thank you for your time, Debbie. I am excited and eager to know about your firm, could yo

A "Where To Go" app should be made to map public washrooms in the City of Ottawa, which could help those who have to go and bring in revenue for the city, according to a new report.

The West End Well Co-operative is a community owned café, grocery store, and meeting space based in the dynamic Hintonburg community of Ottawa. It features local farm produce and dairy products, as well as breakfast, lunch, snacks, coffee, and tea,

On Saturday, August 22nd, Makerspace North had its official opening with a community showcase of makers, startups and an open house tour of the facilities. The open house highlighted projects, startups, interest groups, tech, tinkering and creative

Spotlight on Local Startups: MunchWagon

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Next in our local business feature we interview Goksu Coler, Co-Founder and COO at MunchWagon.  . So to kick it off, what does MunchWagon do and what sets you apart? We work with local restaurants enabling them to deliver food to hungry fellow Canad

In an effort to help tell more stories about Ottawa entrepreneurs and businesses we started reaching out to people involved in the Startup Ottawa network and asked them to spare a few moments for us and share their stories. Dylan Hunt, Co-Founder of

Spotlight on Local Startups: TW Events

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Most entrepreneurs are pretty busy, but when your business is all about events –  it takes being on the go to a whole new level! Luckily, I was able to track down and keep Tanya Whelan, Owner and Internationally Certified Event Planner & C