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Recycle Can

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Recycle Canada. is a not-for-profit, stewardship organization committed to the safe recycling, of consumer electronic waste, batteries, and paint across Canada. The organization is student lead and works to protect and preserve the environment by pro
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Dec 12 - This talk will focus on open source businesses. An open source business is a business built around an open source offer. Open source is used by the business as a strategy to strengthen its business model.

The awards, a celebration of startups and technology in Canada, are back and we're ready for your nominations. It's up to you to nominate (and then vote for) the most deserving startups, founders, and investors across six categories

Please join us for our next Ottawa Salesforce User Group meeting on Tuesday December 17th 2013. The meeting is schedule between 1PM to 3PM at Algonquin College (Woodroffe Campus) - Building P Room 105.
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Shopify Raises $100 Million Series C Round

Posted 1342 days ago by OttWatch in category Techvibes with 0 Comments 

Shopify announced that they have secured a $100 million Series C round that includes existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, FirstMark Capital, Felicis Ventures, and Georgian Partners, joined by OMERS Ventures and New York's Insight Ventures

Up to 20 new jobs will be coming to Ottawa thanks to a $4-million provincial investment in local tech company Solantro Semiconductor Corporation.
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Datacard Group has agreed to buy Entrust Inc., a maker of identity management and authentication software.

Coventry Connections, which operates Blueline and other taxi services in Ottawa, is releasing a new smartphone app that can book and track cabs via a GPS system.

The settlement of big claims by major European creditors in the marathon Nortel Networks bankruptcy looked like good news when it was recently disclosed.

When John Tyson, a mid-level Bell Northern Research executive, hitched a ride home from a U.S. business trip on Northern Telecom chief executive Robert Scrivener’s corporate jet in the late-’70s, his august boss had a question.

Eight startups have been selected to join the GrindSpaceXL accelerator program. The program offers early-stage ventures the opportunity to work
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Nortel's legacy still debated, 5 years after demise

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While one former executive has published a new book celebrating the tech giant's role in innovation, an Ottawa business school hopes to get to the bottom of what went wrong.
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Get up to $3,000 to start your own business with Ontario's Summer Company program.

Voting is open until 11:59pm PST on Sunday, January 19 and the winners will be announced on Monday, January 20. One vote per person.

This is a first-of-a-kind event in Ottawa where all the incubators will come together to pitch head-to-head for students to engage with them. We will have Invest Ottawa, and 5 other incubators presenting, including our own Algonquin Applied Research

The Business Development Bank of Canada today announced the launch of four new awards designed to promote and recognize Canadian

By July, there will be 25 community centres and recreation complexes in Ottawa with free public Wi-Fi, in addition to city hall, Ben Franklin Place and the ByWard Market building.

Canadian startup success story Shopify is continuing its market expansion with a new product rollout today: Shopify Plus is making its debut, as a one-stop,..

A small Ottawa company has won a $5.9-million contract to supply the federal government’s new information technology department, Shared Services Canada, with a system aimed at helping to safeguard the country’s secrets.

A website that became massively popular due its ability to make people laugh has become a surprise success
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Carleton student creates app for faster food

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A Carleton University business student has created an app to make getting fast food on campus even faster.
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Bitcoin boom grows in Ottawa

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People are meeting to find more ways to use the online currency bitcoin.

Last week Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) launched a program to support both Invest Ottawa’s startup companies and other technology-based

Some made-in-Ottawa technology is about to get major global market exposure. Ciena Corp. and Ericsson are combining marketing operations of critical optical networking gear that supports the global boom in smartphone, data centre and Internet-everywh

Klipfolio, which said Thursday it has raised $1.7 million in investment capital, is one of those technology startups that give entrepreneurs hope.